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Adobe® ColdFusion® 9 Web Application Construction Kit, Volume 1: Getting Started by Charlie Arehart, Raymond Camden, Ben Forta

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Chapter 1. Introducing ColdFusion

Understanding ColdFusion

Millions of Web sites exist that attract millions of visitors daily. Many Web sites are being used as electronic replacements for newspapers, magazines, brochures, and bulletin boards. The Web offers ways to enhance these publications using audio, images, animation, multimedia, and even virtual reality.

These sites add value to the Net because information is knowledge, and knowledge is power. All this information is literally at your fingertips. But because of the underlying technology that makes the Web tick, sites can be much more than electronic versions of paper publications. Users can interact ...

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