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Professional Adobe® Flex® 3 by Joe Berkovitz, David Hassoun, Andrew Trice, Tom Sugden, Todd Prekaski, Jun Heider, Peter Ent, Joseph Balderson

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Chapter 54. LCDS and ColdFusion

The release of ColdFusion 8 has brought with it some major breakthroughs in building robust solsutions that take advantage of both ColdFusion's data access capabilities and the capabilities of LiveCycle Data Services (LCDS) ES for managing data and build real-time push-enabled multi-client applications.

This chapter details some of the advances in ColdFusion and LCDS integration since the release of ColdFusion 8. Although this chapter focuses more on ColdFusion and LCDS concepts, it is worthwhile information for a Flex developer, since ColdFusion and LCDS are the Adobe-provided backend solutions for Flex applications. The following topics are covered in this chapter:

  • ColdFusion and LCDS integration

  • LCDS-specific event gateways

  • LCDS data management with ColdFusion

ColdFusion 8 and Integrated LCDS

As of ColdFusion 8, Adobe has provided some features to further the interaction capabilities of ColdFusion and an external LCDS server. To take it even further, Adobe has given the user the ability to install an integrated copy of LCDS during the ColdFusion installation.

LCDS-Specific ColdFusion Installation Screens

Although the entire ColdFusion installation process will not be covered, the section of the installation specific to the integrated installation of Adobe LCDS will be covered.

Subcomponent Selection Screen

During the ColdFusion 8 installation, you are prompted to select the integrated technologies you would like to install. Here is where you can specify ...

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