11 March 2013
If you're a new ColdFusion developer, learning how to set up your development environment is the first step to building a successful application. In these videos we'll show you how to download and install the developer edition of the ColdFusion server and the favored IDE for ColdFusion developers, ColdFusion Builder 2. Along the way you'll also be exposed to the basic concepts of data-driven website development, how to access and change basic administrator configurations, and how to manage the ColdFusion services on your system. These videos are the first chapter of Train Simple's ColdFusion 10 Fundamentals course.
Here we'll review how a data-driven websites work and their benefits. We'll also discuss the required tools needed to start development.
Running time: 4:46
In this video we download the ColdFusion server and walk through the various options and configuration settings during the installation process on a Mac.
Running time: 6:17
In this video we download the ColdFusion server and walk through the various options and configuration settings during the installation process on Windows.
Running time: 5:26
To use ColdFusion Builder 2 you have a couple of options for installation. You can install the plug-in for Eclipse or you can install the standalone product. This video demonstrates that process.
Running time: 2:56
Understanding how to control the ColdFusion server can be very important when it comes to system performance. In this video we show you how to control various ColdFusion services on the Windows side.
Running time: 4:01
Understanding how to control the ColdFusion server can be very important when it comes to system performance. In this video we show you how to stop, start, and restart the ColdFusion server on a Mac.
Running time: 4:57
Once the installation process is complete, you may want to alter specific settings for the server. Here we introduce the ColdFusion Administrator and review some settings to make development easier.
Running time: 4:15
To learn more about how to develop with ColdFusion and ColdFusion Builder, visit the ColdFusion Developer Center.