Everything You Must Know About ColdFusion Variables
Understanding ColdFusion variables and logic is vital to being able to program in the language. In this tutorial, Jay's second covering ColdFusion, you will learn about the types of ColdFusion variables and how to use them.
Everything You Must Know About ColdFusion Variables - Scope of a variable (Page 5 of 7 )
Scopes and their types
Here is a CFM file that shows examples of two of the scopes from the above list, Variables and Server. Server has a set of built in variables which can be accessed as shown.
<!--- Scope: Variables and Server scope--->
WriteOutput("Version of ColdFusion used in this tutorial is:<br/> ");
WriteOutput("The author of this tutorial is: <br/>");
The server processed file in the browser is shown in this picture