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Questions tagged [coldfusion]

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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Filtering files and directories

I want to filter directories and files by what they start with. ...
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Creating CAPTCHA in ColdFusion then showing image in Vue.js

I am trying to create a CAPTCHA image on ColdFusion. ColdFusion will be producing REST services and hence will have to push the image via JSON. I want the image to be self contained. I don't want to ...
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Suppressing debug for JSON in FW/1

I am trying to suppress debug with doing a JSON request. Is this too early or too late in the request lifecycle? Is there a better variable to tap into? In application.cfc ...
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CF/SQL Query using window functions

I am very new to MS SQL Server and am trying to learn how to combine window functions within my SQL query. I have two tables that I have to tie together using assoc_id and associate so that I can set ...
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Select to pick quarter (date)

An includable select to pick the first day of quarter: ...
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Filtering the attributes for a custom tag

I have function that takes all of the attributes passed to a custom tag, and returns a select subset. I am try to convert the current function, which does not use closures ...
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ListFind test conditions

I am considering ...
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Inserting non-empty form values into database

I have a form that I submit and returns me about 500 rows. Before inserting into table I check the strings are not null. This means it loops all the strings. Is there a better way that it doesn't ...
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Bundling CSS to speed up page loads

My goal is to make web page loading faster by bundling all the CSS files together. The web browser will then only have to load only CSS files. This will only run when the application is starting. <...
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Submitting form using dynamic variable with query

I have a form that I submit with these variables: category_time, date_month, date_year, and <...
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Updating a .txt file

I'm outputting the results of a query to file.txt in JSON. The file is updated every time I click on 'submit'(form) and depending on the variables it updates the query. Right now the table only has ...
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CF/jQ server-side session struct to replace hidden inputs

I have inherited a legacy ColdFusion app with gobs of <input type="hidden"> fields, and a user finally may have used F12/Inspect Element to submit a system-...
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Dump of ColdFusion cache

I am trying to give show a UI friendly dump of the cache status ...
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Generating JSON from a query

I am trying to generate JSON from a query. All this seems to be too much grinding it out. ...
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Using Stored Procedures in ColdFusion / Lucee

This is how I write all my database interactions now in Lucee: ...
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Optimizing name highlighting

I have created a set of functions, that when given a struct of structs full of names, it will highlight those names that appear in a body of HTML based text. Is this the best method of doing this? <...
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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 the execution of the code below took ...
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Insert all SQL Server table rows in a Google BigQuery Table

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 and insert the rows one by ...
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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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Converting a list to an array when list has quotes and embedded comma

This function converts a list to an array when list has quotes and embedded comma: ...
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Storing arbitrary form data in SQL as an XML blob

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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Running a master query and a query of queries

The following is code I'm running to FIRST, SECOND, THIRD and so on until ...
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replaceWithCallback() UDF

As explained in my blog article… I was looking up the docs for Javascript's String replace() function the other day (because, no, I could not remember the vagaries of its syntax!). And whilst ...
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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. ...
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Open source CFML database project

I just posted a small open source CFML project here db.cfc is a standalone CFC with 472 lines of code. Here is the execute function in db.cfc. This is just a partial example pulled from the 400+ ...
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Image transfer script

How can I optimize this? ...
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Setting a page number from the URL, with fallbacks

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

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? Direct CFC calls are flushed when the method returns. Either way, ...
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Uploading multiple files for faculty nomination system

I created a few forms 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 ...