ColdFusion Web Applications

ColdFusion Web applications are collections of pages that can contain XML, HTML, and other client technologies such as CSS and JavaScript.

ColdFusion application pages are different from static HTML pages in the following ways:

ColdFusion Enterprise and Professional Editions applications

Using ColdFusion Enterprise and Professional editions and ColdFusion Studio, you can build Web applications that leverage existing technologies and business systems such as RDMS, messaging servers, file repositories, directory servers, and distributed object middleware.

Note Note:To learn about the full-featured ColdFusion development platform, refer to the ColdFusion product pages.

ColdFusion Express applications

Using ColdFusion Express, you can build Web applications that interact with desktop databases that support the ODBC standard.

ColdFusion applications rely on these core development components: