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Object-Oriented Programming in ColdFusion by Matt Gifford

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Creating our first Bean

Let's look at creating a Bean for use with the projects table in the database. We'll continue with the Person Bean as the primary example, and create the CFC to handle person objects.

An introduction to UML

Before we start coding the component, let's have a quick look at a visual representation of the object using Unified Modeling Language (UML).

UML is a widely-used method to display, share, and reference objects, Classes, workflows, and structures in the world of object-oriented programming, which you will come into contact with during your time with OOP development.

The modeling language itself is incredibly detailed and in-depth, and can express such a wide array of details and information.

Person object in UML

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