One of the most common database-driven applications on the Internet is the
Internet forums are used for product support, organizational announcements,
and corporate discussion areas, and as a place to talk about the theme of a
given Web site. They're popular because they offer a convenient way to
discuss interests and ideas while keeping a sense of history - something a
typical e-mail list doesn't have. They also have the advantage of offering
site administrators a high level of control over what's being talked about
and how it's discussed.
If you've been considering adding a discussion forum to your Web site, you
know there are many competitors. However, one of the best forums applications
I've ever used is ColdFusion-based FuseTalk 3.0 from e-Zone Media. FuseTalk
is excellent - it's inexpensive, feature-rich, easy to deploy, and a pleasure
to m... (more)
Eron examines eWebEditPro, a WYSIWYG user-friendly program that allows users
with no knowledge of HTML to add site content regardless of whether it's
created on the fly or developed in programs such as Word and Excel.
These days, instant gratification is the key to the Internet. This goes for
content consumers as well as content providers — people want to get their
information online as quickly as possible without having to rely on someone
else to format and encode it in HTML.
As ColdFusion developers, we are empowering content providers by creating
dynamic ... (more)
The Verity text search engine is one of ColdFusion's great features although
it is often totally ignored by developers. This article tells you how to use
ColdFusion code to add the power of an internet-style Verity search engine to
the front door of your Web application and covers all the Verity search
engine basics with a focus on indexing SQL queries. If you are also
interested in using Verity to search documents or other text such as CFHTTP
result sets, you will find that the same principles apply.
Verity: What it is
Verity is a free add-on to the ColdFusion Server Pro and Ente... (more)
If you have used any content management systems or any of the popular
Web-based e-mail portals, you've probably had an opportunity to use something
like eWebEditPro. The idea behind this product is to make it easy for anyone
to write HTML-enhanced content right on a Web site.
When the user goes to type text, instead of a regular bland HTML
If you're using ColdFusion with Access today, then it's likely you'll be
using it with SQL Server tomorrow. Luckily, Microsoft has provided some tools
that make upgrading to SQL Server a relatively easy process. You'll be
surprised to learn how simple it is to upgrade and how easy it is to work
This article covers the basics of using these tools and helps you plan an
easy database upgrade. You'll learn when and how to upgrade, and how to work
with the Microsoft Access 2000 "front end" to SQL Server to make your
transition as painless as possible.
Knowing When to Upgrade