Programmers in Visual Basic are used to attaching a three letter prefix to the variable name to indicate the data type of a variable. This makes reading of the code easy and rapid. A similar, but consistent scheme may be used.
In this tutorial the nature of variables in ColdFusion has been described. Several examples have been presented. Usage examples given can be pasted into a text editor and saved with the ColdFusion file extension. Server side extension using CFSCRIPT has been explained. With a properly configured web server these files can be processed. A proper naming convention will go a long way towards ease of reading, and troubleshooting.
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