Chapter 23 Creating Custom Tags

IN THIS CHAPTER

Easy, Powerful Extensibility 23

Introducing CFML Custom Tags 23

How to Use Custom Tags 24

Writing Custom Tags That Display Information 28

Custom Tags That Process Data 34

Additional Custom Tag Topics 40

Working with <cfimport> 41

Advanced Custom Tags 42

Paired Custom Tags 43

Nested Custom Tags 48

Where to Go from Here 49

Easy, Powerful Extensibility

In Chapter 22, “Building User-Defined Functions,” you learned how to create your own user-defined functions (UDFs). These are exciting because they allow you to add to the CFML language to better suit your needs. Once you have written a UDF, you can use it just like one of ColdFusion’s own built-in functions. Extending ColdFusion’s language lets you ...

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