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Object-Oriented Programming in ColdFusion by Matt Gifford

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Getting information about your CFC

ColdFusion components have the unique ability to look within themselves and display information regarding their content. It can display all of the methods contained within the component, all of the properties within the functions, including parameters and arguments, and what, if any, information is to be returned. This is commonly referred to as introspection.

Introspection

Introspection provides a valuable tool for gaining a comprehensive snapshot of your code.

This is particularly useful when working in a larger team environment and sharing code that may have been written by another developer, or perhaps in those rare moments when you forget what functions you have written in a CFC within your extensive component ...

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