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ColdFusion 9 Developer Tutorial by John Farrar

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Chapter 7. CFScript

ColdFusion began as a completely tag-oriented platform. With ColdFusion 5, there was the first introduction of script user functions. Some users were excited about script but version 9 is the first one to completely support script. This means that there are many new features and perhaps for some, they will all be new features. I have been a big supporter of script and will show you the joys of programming beyond tags. You can still use custom tags and that will not go away.

In this chapter, we will:

  • Start by digging into the basics of scripting and then roll into the most requested scripting commands that have been added in this version
  • Take a look at some special object versions of tags
  • See how to create a CFC as a purely-scripted ...

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