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Adobe ColdFusion 8 - Basic Training

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Description

You already know how to create static websites using HTML. Now you want to expand your capabilities as a web developer in order to create web applications that you can't create in HTML. In this course, you will add dynamic components to your static web pages by applying ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML) and posting pages to a ColdFusion server.

Course Objective: You will build and deploy dynamic web applications using ColdFusion.

Target Student: The target student for this course is someone who is trained or experienced in HTML who is tasked with creating dynamic web pages for their company using Adobe® ColdFusion® 8.

Prerequisites: Experience with HTML and Dreamweaver CS3. It would be helpful to understand programming fundamentals including flow control, variables, operators, functions, parameters and arrays.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • add dynamic elements to a web page.
  • build dynamic site navigation into an existing website.
  • build a ColdFusion form.
  • add interactive elements to the web page.
  • deploy a website for public viewing.

Audience

Prerequisites: Experience with HTML and Dreamweaver CS3. It would be helpful to understand programming fundamentals including flow control, variables, operators, functions, parameters and arrays.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Adding Dynamic Elements to a Page
  • Determine Appropriate Dynamic Elements
  • Add a Dynamic Text Display
  • Work with Images
  • Create a Banner
Lesson 2: Building Dynamic Site Navigation
  • Design a Page Layout
  • Create a Dynamic Site Structure
  • Pass Data to Another Web Page Through a Link
  • Create the Default Page
  • Retrieve Information Passed to a Web Page Through a Link
Lesson 3: Building Forms
  • Create a ColdFusion Form
  • Add Client Side Validation to a Form
  • Create a ColdFusion Page to Collect Results
  • Create a Form That Processes Itself
  • Enhance a ColdFusion Form Using Flash Elements
Lesson 4: Enhancing the Functionality of Your Site
  • Subscribe to a Web Service
  • Add a Custom Tag from the Adobe Exchange
  • Create Slide Presentations
  • Add Feeds
  • Generate PDF Output
Lesson 5: Deploying Your Site
  • Debug Your Site
  • Test Your Work as a Complete System
  • Transfer Files to a Web Server
Appendix A: Features in ColdFusion 7 and ColdFusion 8
Appendix B: Choose a ColdFusion Web Host
Appendix C: Application Deployment Services
Appendix D: Event Gateways
Appendix E: The Eclipse Plug-In Debugger
Appendix F: Generate FlashPaper Output
Appendix G: Monitor the ColdFusion Server

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