ColdFusion Tutorial – More Information on ColdFusion
Page 4 — More Information on ColdFusion
ColdFusion comes complete with an HTML manual, but it’s still the kind of program best learned by trial-and-error experimentation. Go ahead and butt your skull against the wall a few times; you’ll be all the better for it.
The company also provides a ColdFusion-driven (surprised?) support forum on its extensive site. There you’ll find all sorts of CF nerds who can answer your toughest questions. If you’re a guy, pose as a woman and you’ll get an answer in a hurry.
CF’s documentation assumes that you’re already familiar with SQL statements, but if you aren’t, try Jim Hoffman’s SQL tutorial for a good overview. Your SQL capabilities are determined by your database software, so also try reading your program’s help files. If you’re a Microsoft user, you’ll have to deal with that little dancing paper clip, but the time spent will be well worth the trouble.
Let’s proceed to the final section and recap.