ColdFusion MX Web Development with Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004: The Practical Users Guide explores the great web development partnership between ColdFusion, a fantastically powerful but easy to learn server-side scripting language and Dreamweaver, Macromedias world-class visual web-authoring tool. Using Dreamweaver you can set up your ColdFusion website, connect it to your database, put together all the code for the pages, and style them too, with very little hassle. This book is ideal for all the Dreamweaver users who want to quickly get up to speed with the fundamentals of ColdFusion. The book is heavily weighted with practical examples - starting by teaching the basics of the ColdFusion language, we then go on to show how to use ColdFusion to perform tasks such as connecting to databases, decision making, reading XML, queries, and error handling. Later on, we touch upon advanced topics such as creating ColdFusion extensions, custom functions, and Flash remoting (using Dreamweaver MX as the IDE).
The book culminates with a large case study showing how to put this stuff all together in a fully operational real world dynamic website, demonstrating common web applications such as a blog, a reviews page, and user registration/login functionality.
Chapter 1 Welcome to ColdFusion MX 6.1 Chapter 2 Databases and Dreamweaver MX 2004 Chapter 3 Introduction to ColdFusion Markup Language
Chapter 4 ColdFusion Variables and Logic Chapter 5 Form Processing Chapter 6 Database Manipulation Chapter 7 Maintaining State Chapter 8 Exception Handling with CFML Chapter 9 Dreamweaver MX 2004 Extensions Chapter 10 Code and Component Reuse Chapter 11 Working with XML in ColdFusion MX 6.1 Chapter 12 Flash MX 2004, Web Services, and ColdFusion MX 6.1 Chapter 13 Case Study: A Complete ColdFusion-Based Web Site