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Adobe ColdFusion 8 Web Application Construction Kit, Volume 1: Getting Started by Charlie Arehart, Raymond Camden, Ben Forta

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Inside ColdFusion 8

ColdFusion 8 is the most remarkable ColdFusion to date, and is built on top of ColdFusion MX, the first completely redesigned and rebuilt ColdFusion since the product was first created back in 1995. Understanding the inner workings of ColdFusion isn’t a prerequisite to using the product, but knowing what ColdFusion is doing under the hood will help you make better use of this remarkable product.

I said earlier that ColdFusion is a page preprocessor—it processes pages and returns the results as opposed to the page itself. To do this ColdFusion has to read each file, check and validate the contents, and then perform the desired operations. But there is actually much more to it than that. In fact, within ColdFusion is a complete ...

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