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How to select a random record from a table.
How to select a random record from a table.
This guide will teach you how to select a random record from a table.
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Uploading Files in ColdFusion
Uploading Files in ColdFusion
Upload one or more files to your website directly from your web browser and insert the details into your Access database. This is an easy way to add images or downloads to your site that can then be dynamically pulled from your database to your website.
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Tips: ColdFusion Web Hosting
Tips: ColdFusion Web Hosting
There are many things to consider when determining how you will host your ColdFusion site. Issues include tag availability, database needs, disk space, bandwidth, security, support, e-commerce, and software costs.
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CFTIME: How to Make Content Appear and Disappear
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.
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ColdFusion Expressions: Operands, Operators, and Other Constructs
ColdFusion Expressions: Operands, Operators, and Other Constructs
This technical note describes ColdFusion expressions -- language constructs that allow you to create sophisticated applications.
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Coldfusion AVG MPG Chart
Coldfusion AVG MPG Chart
Here is a coldfusion page I have created to keep track of my mileage. You can also download the page and an access database. You will have to change the datasourcename (line 1) to your data source name and you will have to change the purchase date on line 88 from 01/01/2000 to your purchase date.
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Easy Javascript Popups in Coldfusion
Easy Javascript Popups in Coldfusion
Here is a tutorial for all the Coldfusion programmers that require javascript popups to populate their forms, but don't want to learn javascript.
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ColdFusion Methodologies for Content Management
ColdFusion Methodologies for Content Management
This document was created for the purpose of explaining a personal programming technique using ColdFusion. The document explains an example Web site in terms of logic, ColdFusion architecture, and file structure. This document is technical in nature and a strong understanding of ColdFusion is required.
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Using ColdFusion Variables
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.
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Writing Maintainable Code
Writing Maintainable Code
This article will examine coding best practices for writing maintainable code, including consistent variable naming conventions, code structure, and comments.
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Integrating ColdFusion Applications with Microsoft Active Directory
Integrating ColdFusion Applications with Microsoft Active Directory
A key advantage in using ColdFusion to develop Web applications is the ease of which it allows you to integrate with other standard Internet protocol-based systems. The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is a key Internet protocol supported by ColdFusion via the CFLDAP tag. The Microsoft Active Directory - which is the heart of Windows 2000 and XP network operating systems - provides an LDAP compliant interface. This LDAP interface allows the ability to integrate ColdFusion applications with the Microsoft Active Directory.
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Newbie Tags
Newbie Tags
As a newbie, you can expect to hear comments about "newbie tags". You may hear "Oh, I'd never use CFINSERT or CFUPDATE, I only use SQL within CFQUERY". If you follow a discussion on this you won't see any strong technical cases against them and when I've pushed the discussion, it ends up being admitted that problems haven't been seen since 4.5 but "SQL is much more flexible and powerful".
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Locking in ColdFusion
Locking in ColdFusion
We all know that locking is important. Most of us even understand why locks are needed. But exactly where to use a lock, which lock type to use and what code to put within the lock remains confusing at best.
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Creating a guestbook
Creating a guestbook
This tutorial teaches you how to create a simple guest book application using a MS Access database.
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Writing pluggable ColdFusion modules
Writing pluggable ColdFusion modules
This small tutorial describes how to create a coldfusion module in such a way that it can be plugged in anywhere without it's proper working being affected, nor affect the template code where it's plugged into.
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