Make your server more secure against cross-site scripting and cross-site request forgery using functions to sanitize user input. Strengthen the authentication of applications using the enhanced login mechanism. Choose the new secure profile to enable default secure settings across the server.
Access a large repository of interactive, client-side HTML5 charts and easily implement them using the built-in CFCHART tag. Create an enriched user experience by customizing charts, including charts based on Adobe Flash® technology.
Achieve better scheduled task management using application-specific tasks, event handling, grouping, and chaining. Manage tasks in a more granular, scalable, and organized manner by running tasks in a cluster setup.
Publish and access web services with less code using the revamped engine that supports the WSDL 2.0 specification, SOAP 1.2, and document literal wrapped style.
Publish data to multiple clients or execute a point-to-point data push with real-time server response. Leverage the support provided by the built-in functionality to instantly access HTML5 web sockets, even without prior knowledge of the protocol.
Experience enhanced performance from the built-in Tomcat application server that replaces Adobe® JRun™. With active and vast support from the developer community, Tomcat implements most of the latest web standards.
Easily publish your ColdFusion component as a Representational State Transfer (REST) web service with built-in support for all HTTP methods, along with JSON and XML serialization and de-serialization.
Object relational mapping enhancements
Build and manage database-independent applications using object relational mapping (ORM) without writing any SQL. Index and perform a full-text search of ORM entities with the built-in Lucene search engine, and obtain improved debug information through SQL logging.
Get enhanced flexibility to index and search based on dynamic custom fields, along with support for 17 additional languages. Use the data import handler for improved database indexing, and enjoy better control by reloading individual collections without restarting Solr.
Leverage the rich experience provided by the built-in HTML5 video player, and benefit from interoperability with non-HTML5 browsers using the fallback to Adobe Flash® player. The revamped Flash Player with well-defined APIs helps ensure a consistent user experience acros browsers.
Improve your code quality and readability with language enhancements, along with better control and flexibility using closures. Initialize CFC properties using Auto-constructor, increase coding efficiency with CFC Method Chaining, and ensure effective query management using For-in support.
Easily and quickly navigate XML documents using XPath integration. Leverage this built-in functionality to transform XML documents into XHTML, including XForms using XSLT integration.
Fetch relevant ORM entities from the server only when they are accessed by your Flex or AIR application. Make your applications run faster by reducing data transfer between Flex and AIR applications and the ColdFusion server.
Leverage the geo-location capability of the map functionality in ColdFusion to display user location. Benefit from support for various HTML5 input types with the CFINPUT tag.