ColdFusion is a commercial rapid web application development platform invented by Jeremy and JJ Allaire in 1995 and is now an Adobe product. The main programming language for ColdFusion is CFML. Use this tag for code that targets the ColdFusion platform, and also add the "cfml" tag if applicable.

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How to best set default values? [closed]

I recently got into a discussion about the best way to set a couple of default values. I created two sample blocks that would have the same results. The "isDefined" function is specifically for ...
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Insert an SQL Server Table rows into a Bigquery table in one bloc

I want to insert all rows of an SQL server Table into a Bigquery Table having the same schema. The streaming insert row by row is very slow: to insert 1000 rows ...
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Insert all SQL Server table rows in a Google BigQuery Table

I am coding in Coldfusion. I want to know the best way (best performance and reaction time) to insert all rows of an SQL table into a Google Bigquery Table. Actually I am looping over a query result ...
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Better way to fetch JSON data from a server from iOS app

I have successfully coded a network request to fetch JSON data from our server. The remote function is written in ColdFusion. However, the code is quite lengthy and involved. I also noticed in the API ...
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Calculating player ratings

Below I have two players that win or lose and their score fluctuates using the Elo function. I have adapted this code from something closer to my language which is ActionScript. I found the functions ...
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Structuring a master page

I have a small Coldfusion section of our site that all uses similar JavaScript and CSS files and page design. The code is currently repeated for each file, and I'd like to factor it out and set ...
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Best practice on CFML logic embedded in cfquery

I am trying to remove <cfif> from inside of a <cfquery>. For example: ...
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Setting a default date, but not time [closed]

I have a cfc that I want to set a date without time portion. I am using this.startDate = LSDateFormat(now()); but I have also considered ...
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Converting List to Array when list has quotes and embedded comma

This function converts List to Array when list has quotes and embedded comma ...
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Simplifying CF-ORM

The criteria section of the code is very similar. Is there a way to do this without having a separate if statement ...
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Best practice for storing arbitrary form data

I am currently storing form data in an XML format ...
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reading Excel (93-97) sheet with more than 65536 rows using cfspreadsheet

I have a process that reads multiple sheets from an Excel file, then inserts the data into a database table. However, I am experiencing some memory issues when one of the sheets contains more than ...
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How to store and access translated language text pieces?

We are working to translate our site into different languages. Currently, we pull 80% of a page from a database that is already translated. We drop in a language id and output the appropriate content. ...
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CFML implementation of Array.reduce()

G'day Just before I submit this to CFLib, it'd be great to get feedback: ...
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How can I make my code efficient

The following is a code I'm running to FIRST, SECOND, THIRD and so on untill SEVENTH with a master query and a query of query. As it's clear that I'm using Master query for each of ...
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replaceWithCallback() UDF

As per my blog article, here's the code for code review: ...
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Bitwise Logic optimization

I should be able to figure this out on my own, but I can't seem to wrap my head around how to optimize this set of logic for interpreting the existence of URL parameters. Below is my code: ...
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Looking for code quality suggestions with my open source CFML database project

I just posted a small open source CFML project on github.com, https://github.com/jetendo/db-dot-cfc db.cfc is a standalone CFC with 472 lines of code. UPDATE: the code on github has changed a lot ...
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optimizing the code - new to coldfusion

I have the following code, but it somehow looks a bit redundant. As I am new to ColdFusion, I am not sure how to optimize it. Can someone suggest an alternative? ...
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Regex to get all image links - is this efficient?

I have some pretty basic Regex that scans the output of a HTML file (the whole document source) and attempts to extract all of the absolute links that look like images. Whether they are actually ...
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Loading site configuration from ini file

I load in static setting via an ini file. Ini file have the benefits of NOT being server by most web servers by default. easier to edit than XML even simplier than JSON Setting get loaded in ...
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A couple of basic string parsing functions

I have an app that does a fair bit of text-parsing based on free-form user inputs. In this, I run searches on the whole string, and then on the last value of the string separate from the rest of the ...
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Simple Function To Turn Array Of Objects To Array Of Key Value Pairs

I have an application that has a lot of very complex objects that in most cases I only need to access an id value and a name value from. I'd like to reduce the overhead of serializing these large ...
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Should I treat direct CFC Calls differently than Page Requests?

Should I leave in <cfif reFindNoCase( "\.cfc$" , targetPage ) eq 0> or not? I'm using ColdFusion 8. Direct CFC calls are flushed when the method returns. ...
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Upload Multiple Files

I created a few form for faculty members to nominate colleagues for awards. Many of the nominations require documentation to be submitted in order to validate the nomination. I created one form then ...