3.5. Variable Assignment and Initialization
There are a few conventions used in initializing variables, and some rules.
3.5.1. Naming Requirements
When you create a new variable, your naming of the variable must follow these rules:
The first character can be a dollar sign ($), an underscore (_), or a letter (A–Z or a–z).
Characters following the first character can be any of the above or a numeric character (0–9).
Java is case sensitive (iscurrent is not the same as isCurrent).
You cannot name a variable using a Java keyword.
ColdFusion is not case sensitive—Java is!
3.5.2. Java Keywords
The Java keywords, which are reserved and therefore may not be used to, for instance, name variables, are shown in Table 3.6.
Many of the keywords, such ...