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The ColdFusion Markup Language is the easiest way to generate dynamic Web content from a database. Its tag-based scripting commands are simple for HTML authors to learn, yet powerful enough for building full-featured Web applications. Custom ColdFusion tags can be developed in either CFML or C++ using the CFX plug-in API. Java servlets are becoming the most effective way to build server-side Web plug-ins. Because servlets are written in Java, they can run just about anywhere and connect to nearly anything. They're faster than CGI scripts and easier to write than native platform plug-ins such as Microsoft's Internet Server API (ISAPI), Netscape's Server API (NSAPI) and CFX. You can write entire applications with servlets or use them as "web glue" to "webify" anything from a printer to a mainframe. JRun is the award-winning, industry-leading servlet engine for develop... (more)

Extending ColdFusion with Servlets Using CFX_JRUN

Introduction Allaire Corporation's Cold Fusion Markup Language (CFML) is perhaps the easiest way to generate dynamic web content from a database. Its tag-based scripting commands are simple for HTML authors to learn, yet powerful enough for building full-featured web applications. Since 1995, thousands of websites have been developed with Allaire's popular ColdFusion Application Server. Custom CF tags can be developed either in CFML or with the CFX plug-in API in C++. The market for third-party custom tags is growing extremely quickly. In the meantime, Java servlets are becoming... (more)