This series will teach you how to process form submissions using ColdFusion's CFScript syntax. In Part One I'll show you the basics of validating form submissions on the backend!
I turned a simple task (migrate data from an MS Access database) into a Lucee extension which wraps the UCanAccess JDBC driver.
Recently at Impelos I began storing dates using SQL Server’s DateTimeOffset field, which allows us to store a date and time with embedded UTC offset. Unfortunately, I ran into several issues with Lucee’s support for the data type.
This post details what I did to work around the issues and even details how to format the dates to an ISO 8601 JS-safe format.
Now, script syntax is *usually* straightforward, but as with any language, sometimes it's easy to get confused over certain things in script syntax. In this post I'll cover a quick list of common "gotchas" in CFScript, document the proper syntax for each, and finally link to a list of CFScript guides which may help you start writing CFScript today.
Look, I write in CFScript. Most of the CF devs I look up to write in CFScript. But maybe you don’t. Here’s where I convince you CFScript is worth the jump and, for that matter, just how to “jump” to CFScript.