ColdFusion Components and OO Java – Closely Related – Not the Same

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Recently I have been reviewing ColdFusion 8 – Beyond the Basics by David Gassner and I have ventured into the world of ColdFusion Components (CFC's). I am starting to get a better understanding of how ColdFusion, or CFML Pages, are processed in the JRun server and how CFC's relate somewhat to Object Oriented Java. First of all I had to find out that the CFML alone is not related to Java. However, there is an ability in ColdFusion to integrate in a hybrid environment with Java through the use of CFC's.

Since I am very new to CFC's, I will not attempt to explain the complex architecture that is involved in relating ColdFusion to Java, but rather what it is that I came to realize from the Beyond the Basics series and by doing a little research on CFC's and Java. [More]

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Edward J. Beckett is a passionate software engineer, web developer, server administrator and polyglot programmer with nearly a decade experience building desktop and web applications ranging from simple personal web sites to enterprise level applications on many technology stacks including Java, Java EE, Spring, Spring MVC, Spring Data, Hibernate, SQL, JPA, JMS, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ColdFusion, PHP, Node.js and more...