Fast Track to ColdFusion

Course Outline for Basic ColdFusion

Please Note:
  • A general outline of the course is provided below. 
  • All outlines are customizable to meet the specific needs of each client.
  • All courses are available in a classroom or online setting.

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Introducing ColdFusion
Understanding ColdFusion
ColdFusion Explained
Powered by ColdFusion

Accessing the ColdFusion Administrator
Logging Into (and Out of) the ColdFusion Administrator
Using the ColdFusion Administrator

Introducing ColdFusion Builder
The Relationship Between ColdFusion Builder and Eclipse
Getting Started with ColdFusion Builder

Previewing ColdFusion
Preparing to Learn ColdFusion
Your First ColdFusion Application
A More Complete Example

Introducing SQL
Understanding Data Sources
Preparing to Write SQL Queries
Creating Queries
Sorting Query Results
Filtering Data

SQL Data Manipulation
Adding Data
Modifying Data
Deleting Data

The Basics of CFML
Working with Templates
Using Functions
Using Variables
Working with Expressions
Using ColdFusion Data Types
Commenting Your Code

Programming with CFML
Working with Conditional Processing
If Statements
Using Looping
Reusing Code
Revisiting Variables

Creating Data-Driven Pages
Accessing Databases
Displaying Database Query Results
Using Result Variables
Grouping Result Output
Using Data Drill-Down
Securing Dynamic SQL Statements
Debugging Dynamic Database Queries

The Basics of Structured Development
Understanding Structured Development
Introducing ColdFusion Components
More On Using ColdFusion Components

ColdFusion Forms
Using Forms
Creating Forms
Processing Form Submissions
Creating Dynamic SQL Statements
Building Truly Dynamic Statements
Creating Dynamic Search Screens

Form Data Validation
Understanding Form Validation
Using Server-Side Validation
Using Client-Side Validation
Putting It All Together

Using Forms to Add or Change Data
Adding Data with ColdFusion
Introducing <cfi nsert>
Updating Data with ColdFusion
Introducing <cfupdate>
Deleting Data with ColdFusion
Reusing Forms
Creating a Complete Application