Home arrow ColdFusion arrow Page 2 - Welcome to Coldfusion MX 6.1, concluded
COLDFUSION

Welcome to Coldfusion MX 6.1, concluded


This article, the second of two parts, explains how to use ColdFusion 6.1 in conjunction with Dreamweaver MX 2004 to build dynamic web sites. It is excerpted from chapter one of the book ColdFusion Web Development with Dreamweaver MX 2004, written by Jen and Peter deHaan et al. (Apress, 2004; ISBN: 1590592379).

Author Info:
By: Apress Publishing
Rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars / 8
December 29, 2005
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. · Welcome to Coldfusion MX 6.1, concluded
  2. · Data and Services
  3. · Debugging and Logging
  4. · Setting Up a Site in Dreamweaver MX 2004
  5. · Getting Started with CFML

print this article
SEARCH DEVARTICLES

Welcome to Coldfusion MX 6.1, concluded - Data and Services
(Page 2 of 5 )

The next major section, Data and Services, has four different areas. You use these to create data sources, assign aliases to web services, and set up the Verity search engine (described shortly).

Data Sources

This is where you define your data sources for each database for this server. A data source is essentially an alias (that you define on your server) that allows you to communicate with your database.

Verity Collections

ColdFusion MX 6.1 ships with an indexing engine called Verity, which allows you to build a search engine for your web site. Verity lets you index MS Word documents, Adobe PDFs, databases, and most other document types. For more information on Verity, check out Macromedia’s online documentation athttp://livedocs.macromedia.com/ coldfusion/6.1/htmldocs/indexseb.htm#wp1160419.

Verity K2 Server

Macromedia ships with a limited version of Verity’s K2 Server, which is used to index and search documents within a site. Using Verity K2 Server, you can create “collections” of documents (such as MS Word documents or Adobe PDFs), search the collection(s) for a combination of words, and display the results within your ColdFusion MX 6.1 pages sorted by a ranking generated by Verity, and much more. You can find more information on Verity and the K2 Server atwww.verity.com.

Web Services

This is where you can set up aliases for your commonly used web services. Instead of always typing the URL to the web service you want to use, you can simply register it in this section. For example, you can set up an alias called GoogleSearch for the URLhttp://api.google.com/GoogleSearch.wsdl. We cover web services in detail in Chapter 10.


blog comments powered by Disqus
COLDFUSION ARTICLES

- Adobe ColdFusion Just Got More RAD
- How to Access a SQL Anywhere Database with C...
- CFXML: Probing XMLDOM in ColdFusion
- Creating a Web Service with ColdFusion: the ...
- CFAjax: What it is and How to Use it
- Querying SQL 2000 Server from ColdFusion
- Introduction to ColdFusion Markup Language, ...
- Introduction to ColdFusion Markup Language
- Databases and Dreamweaver MX 2004, concluded
- Databases and Dreamweaver MX 2004
- Welcome to Coldfusion MX 6.1, concluded
- Welcome to Coldfusion MX 6.1
- What You Must Know About ColdFusion Flow-Con...
- What You Must Know About Operators in ColdFu...
- Everything You Must Know About ColdFusion Va...

Watch our Tech Videos 
Dev Articles Forums 
 RSS  Articles
 RSS  Forums
 RSS  All Feeds
Write For Us 
Weekly Newsletter
 
Developer Updates  
Free Website Content 
Contact Us 
Site Map 
Privacy Policy 
Support 

Developer Shed Affiliates

 




© 2003-2017 by Developer Shed. All rights reserved. DS Cluster - Follow our Sitemap
Popular Web Development Topics
All Web Development Tutorials