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Hashing Passwords - Coldfusion tutorial
After being criticized for my last post about 2 way encryption of passwords i have decided to write a post about hashing your passwords. As was pointed out in my last post this is a more secure way of keeping your password data safe.
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Using ColdFusion Variables
A ColdFusion variable is created by assigning a value to it. Most commonly, you create variables by using the CFSet tag. You can also use the CFParam tag and assignment statements in CFScript. Tags that create data objects also create variables.
CFTIME: How to Make Content Appear and Disappear
Content on the web often has a shelf life. You may have information that you want up after a certain point in time or you may want it to be gone after a certain time.You may want to have it appear and disappear without having to be editing files or changing out input in some back end system. You will find that you can build a simple system for publishing and removing info with ColdFusion's CFIF tag and CreateDateTime() and Now() functions.
JPG and PNG Charts
The Process of creating JPG and PNG charts is pretty much exactly the same as creating a Flash chart. The only main difference that i can point out is that you change format to either JPG or PNG depending on which image format you require.
Writing Maintainable Code
This article will examine coding best practices for writing maintainable code, including consistent variable naming conventions, code structure, and comments.
Flash charts can be made very easily in Coldfusion using the cfchart tag. within the cfchart tags you set the format to flash and it will appear as a flash chart. This post will show you how to create a simple bar chart.