Chapter 23. Working with Databases

As the popularity of the internet has increased, so have the demands and expectations of its users. Many businesses now see the Internet as a key element in their strategic plans. The Internet has evolved from a world of static Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) pages into a world of web applications that are capable of delivering dynamic content from a number of datasources. With ColdFusion, you can create applications that do more than just display dynamic data.

We can create web applications that enable a customer of an online store to do everything from searching for items to placing an order. These activities involve numerous interactions with a database. When the customer searches for a book on ColdFusion, ...

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