EasyCFM.com (http://www.easycfm.com/) may be the most user friendly and
useful site available to ColdFusion application developers of all
experience levels. It certainly contains one of the most
comprehensive collections of ColdFusion tutorials available on the
world wide web, starting with an explanation of what ColdFusion is and
Tutorials are ranked beginner, intermediate, and expert. The
rankings are important, because they indicate the level of expertise
required to understand the tutorial. The quality of each tutorial
is ranked by users, who are able to rate the tutorial on line; this
rating gives some indication of how easy the tutorial is to understand
and to incorporate into applications, and how useful other application
developers have found the procedures described.
Whether the ColdFusion programmer is wondering how to alternate row
colours in a table, add a news feed to a web site, put a calculator on
a page, create a shopping cart, secure an application, or validate form
entries, this site can help. Moreover, the tutorials are not mere
descriptions of what to do; actual script is provided which can be
adapted to fit the user’s own applications.
There is also a forum for discussion of individual problems where
developers can post their questions or even their scripts and tap into
the experience of other programmers.
No ColdFusion site would be complete without a list of ColdFusion tags
and functions. EasyCFM has those lists along with a short
description, syntax, and link to the Macromedia site for further
A list of sql reserved words, links to other ColdFusion sites, and product reviews round out the site.
Navigation is simple: principal links are across the top and
bottom of each page. The user can search for words or select from
lists to find the right tutorial.
EasyCFM is simple, functional, and a must for every ColdFusion developer’s favourites list.