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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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Saving Templates

Before ColdFusion can process pages, they must be saved onto the ColdFusion server. If you are developing against a local server, with ColdFusion running on your own computer, you can save the files locally. If you are developing against a remote server, you must save your code on that server.

Where you save your code is extremely important. The URL used to access the page is based on where files are saved, and how directories and paths are configured on the server.

As explained back in Chapter 2, “Choosing a Development Environment,” all the files you create throughout this book will go in directories beneath the ows directory under the Web root. To save the code you just typed, create a new directory named 8 under ows and ...

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