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Fast Track to ColdFusion 2016

Fast Track to ColdFusion 2016 is a 4-day course that provides experienced Web developers with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to start building and maintaining dynamic and interactive Web applications using the ColdFusion application server. This course was authored by Fig Leaf Software, based on their decades of practical ColdFusion consulting experiences.

Duration: 4 days

Price: 1995.00
Online Price: 1995.00

Course Prerequisites

To gain the most from the class, you should already have:

  • A familiarity with Web terminology
  • An understanding of Web server characteristics
  • Experience with the HTML tag set and syntax
  • Familiarity with the SQL command set, including SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE

Course Objectives

  • Create a connection to a database using the ColdFusion Administrator
  • Use ColdFusion Builder to efficiently develop and troubleshoot code
  • Capture information in HTML forms
  • Read and write information to/from a database.
  • Represent complex structures using abstract data types – lists, arrays, and structures
  • Separate your application into a three-tiered architecture of User Interface components, Business Logic, and SQL for easier maintainability and flexibility
  • Dynamically send electronic mail
  • Secure your application using a password-based framework
  • Implement a RESTful API to support modern javascript-based web apps
  • Implement a simple ColdFusion application using best practices.

Course Outline

Unit 1: Introducing the Course

  • Meeting the Prerequisites
  • Understanding the Course Format
  • Reviewing the Course Outline

Unit 2: Introducing ColdFusion [click here to download this chapter]

  • Reviewing ColdFusion's Features and Capabilities
  • Introducing the ColdFusion Administrator
  • Working with ColdFusion Builder
  • Debugging and Troubleshooting your Apps

Unit 3: Getting Started with CFML

  • Working with Variables
  • Commenting Code
  • Using Functions
  • Creating Functions
  • Using Control Logic
  • Including Common Code

Unit 4: Using the Application Framework

  • Using Application.cfc to Define an Application
  • Implementing ColdFusion Components
  • Implementing Roles-Based Security

Unit 5: Querying Databases

  • Using <cfquery> to retrieve data
  • Implementing Search Forms
  • Inserting New Records
  • Supporting File Uploads
  • Updating Existing Records
  • Deleting Data
  • Invoking Stored Procedures

Unit 6: Dynamically Generating Office Documents

  • Generating PDFs
  • Generating Excel Files
  • Sending Email

Unit 7: Designing and Implementing RESTful APIs

  • Exposing CFC Methods for Remote Access
  • Implementing a RESTful API

Fig Leaf has provided training in the following cities:

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BangaloreBostonCharoltteChicagoColumbusDallas
DenverDes MoinesDetroitDubaiEdmontonGeneva
HoustonIndianapolisJacksonvilleLas VegasLondonLos Angeles
MadridMiamiMilwaukeeMinneapolisNew HavenNew York
OttawaPhiladelphiaPhoenixRaleigh / DurhamRestonRome
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