This tutorial explains how to write a CFC to invoke and interact with Googles SOAP Search API to find your google ranking for your targeted keywords.
I labeled this tutorial as "Intermediate" but anyone could follow (even if that means cut/paste!)
This will retrieve the 9 day weather forecast for the specified ZIP code.
I wanted to create a tutorial on something that will make your life easier. This tutorial is on SQL Transaction logs and how to make them smaller. This will save you time and money because of disk usage! I hope this helps your site go faster!
This is a tutorial to build a simple calculator for your web pages. You should get it pretty easily as you browse through the code.
It is very easy to set up and create a professional search function much like a real search engine. Use Verity Collections and the tag to create fast search forms for your web sites.
Not all queries can be saved as an application variable. For Queries that do not meet the checkpoints in my previous tutorial there is another way to improve performance. Query Caching is another way to save data and eliminate unnecessary queries. This is for queries that are more dynamic in nature.
One thing I am always trying to do is speed up my applications. As my site grows in size and complexity I find that I spend a fair amount of time re-coding pages because of a new technique I just learned. I wish I had learned about these techniques long before, and thereby allowing me to create more effective code. In this tutorial I'll try to explain some problem areas that I have identified, and some of the things you can do to improve performance.
CF5 has added a trick for form validation based on regular expressions that many have missed. If you've ever wanted to validate form input such as email addresses and phone numbers, but have found the built-in validations of CFFORM to be lacking, here's a solution. And you don't need to be a genius with Regular Expressions to start using it.
An introductory look at CFSCRIPT. Rules, some basic syntax, and a couple of examples of loops and conditional processing.
It's been out there since ColdFusion 4.5...most of us have heard of it...few of us use it. Here are some compelling reasons why you should get into the habit of using the tag.
Have you ever wanted to display your content in rows of 3 columns?
If you ever wanted to specify the number of columns per row within your content, here's the tutorial for you.
This tutorial picks up where the Dynamic Columns tutorial left off, showing you how to not only output your data in a specified number of columns, but how to do it while still publishing well formed HTML.
How to group cfquery output in order to effectively display relational database data. Includes an overview of how to output nested groups as well.
Some tips and techniques that I've picked up over the years. I don't maintain that these are 'official' or 'absolute'...they are simply my preference and things that have worked for me. I would like to share them here, and leave you to make the decision as to whether or not they fit in your 'code arsenal' :)
Your site requires your visitors to log in. of course, some of your visitors are going to forget their passwords (ok, most will forget their passwords). You don't want them to have to send you an e-mail, and then wait for a response. They need immediate access.
This tutorial shows two methods by which you can accomodate them.
Have you ever wanted to have your own chat room? This tutorial will help you have one, but the best thing about this tutorial is that you will not need to use any type of database!
Security is definitely of great concern for both every web developer and web user. This article discusses some of the things you should keep in mind in order to build secure web applications. Learn how to build account activation, use random keys, validate input and protect sensitive information in your site.
Get the search engines to really dig deep into your site by replacing the ? and & in your dynamic URL's with /. Tricks the SE bot into thinking it's a regular folder and eats up your content!
A simple and efficient method to page through hundred or even thousands of recordset result.
here is a long way but the only one i found to format a date/time using the <cfformgroup type="repeater" query="queryname">
I came up with this solution after building an email marketing application with content management built in. I found that if I had CF code in my html pieces that were stored in the database, it would not get processed by the server after the contents of the field holding the HTML and CF were used as the body of an email.
When using the cfinvoke tag or the CreateObject function on your pages, it adds CPU time to process the requests to load all of those objects into memory. Under load this can make quite a difference in your page response times. One way to get around it is to put those objects into a shared scope so they only get instantiated once. This will save memory and CPU time on your server.
This is complete rating and Time&Transit tutorial for UPS. to use this you must provide verified address. I have added another tutorial which shows how to verify an address.
You should know that this tutorial is made for my needs. If you want to expand, please visit www.ec.ups.com and download instruction. Dont afraid of size the booklet:) you will only need the request inputs and response outputs. It is easy to use. I will suggest you use cfdump to see all variables you get from ups servers.