Adobe ColdFusion: Rookie

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Adobe Curriculum
Code CDF1

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


This is a 3-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 ColdFusion.

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Set up and manage the ColdFusion development environment
  • Set up a Dreamweaver site
  • Use the ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML)
  • Connect to a database
  • Build queries that retrieve data from a database and display it on web pages
  • Create a search form
  • Perform client-side and server-side validation
  • Build a data drill-down interface
  • Create insert and update interfaces
  • Incorporate custom tags, user defined functions, and ColdFusion components into your application and authenticate users and secure access to pages.

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Introducing Adobe ColdFusion (7 topics)

  • Advantages of Dynamic Web Pages
  • Introducing Adobe ColdFusion
  • Exploring Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Creating Adobe Cold Fusion Variables
  • Displaying Variable Values
  • Including Files
  • Commenting Code

Working with ColdFusion (7 topics)

  • Exploring Dreamweaver
  • Developing ColdFusion Applications
  • Creating Local Variables with
  • Referencing Variables
  • Displaying Variables Using
  • Include Files Using the Tag
  • Creating Comments

Publishing Database Content (7 topics)

  • Connecting to a Database
  • Querying a Database Table
  • Viewing Debug Data
  • Displaying Database Data
  • Using the Dynamic Table Tool
  • Additional Information Returned with Queries
  • Using Adobe ColdFusion Functions

Building Forms with Adobe ColdFusion (6 topics)

  • Understanding HTML Forms
  • Enabling Debug Output
  • Self-Posting Forms
  • Determining Form Submission
  • Evaluating Form Variables
  • Introducing Adobe ColdFusion Forms

Building Search Interfaces (8 topics)

  • Using Form Data in Dynamic Queries
  • Preserving Form Data
  • Creating Dynamic SQL
  • Using Text Searches
  • Using List Searches
  • Building a Drill-Down Interface
  • Using Dynamic URL Parameters
  • Creating a Data Drill-Down

Inserting New Data (5 topics)

  • Building an Insert Interface
  • Building an Insert FORM Page
  • Adobe ColdFusion Validation
  • Building Insert ACTION Logic
  • Redirection Process Flow

Updating Data (3 topics)

  • Updating Database Data
  • Building an Update FORM Page
  • Building Update Logic

Reusing Templates (4 topics)

  • Reusing Code
  • Using Custom Tags
  • Using User-Defined Functions
  • Adobe ColdFusion Components

Securing an Application (3 topics)

  • Using the Adobe ColdFusion Login Wizard
  • Customising the Login
  • Using Application Variable


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 and familiarity with the SQL command set, including SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE.

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