I’m here to tell you about ColdFusion’s history of archaic practices (a legacy of legacy), and just what we’re going to do about it.
It’s popular to hate on CF. It’s popular to say Coldfusion is “dying”. It’s popular to call CF a “legacy” language, and compare it to COBOL. But is Coldfusion really unpopular? And, more important… does it matter?
In this post I’m going to take two Lucee only higher-order array functions,
arrayEvery(), and explain their use and purpose. I’ll also review the concept of a higher-order function, as well as the Super Cool (yet very little used) lambda expression available in Lucee 5.
I am happy to present Five Reasons to Learn CF in 2019. I’m trying to be honest here, but you may find some bias because I love Coldfusion. There, I confessed. Read on!
Now that you’ve read my Why Coldfusion? post (you HAVE, right?), let’s do a simple Hello World just to try some sample CF code.