Chapter 58. Using Server-Side HTTP and FTP

This chapter deals with two of the more popular transfer protocols used in Internet development today, HTTP and FTP. Transfer protocols by themselves are not associated to, nor do they specify ways that the protocols are to be used. This chapter highlights some of the more popular uses of these technologies from inside ColdFusion applications.

Think of transfer protocols as a standard way to communicate and move data from one place to another. Each protocol defines how the message format will be constructed, so that each device that looks to call to the message can react the same ...

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