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ColdFusion 8 Developer Tutorial by John Farrar

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Chapter 9. CF AJAX Forms

Each of us has different needs. These needs dictate what we call the 'best AJAX features' in ColdFusion. These AJAX features refer to its form features, which will be very popular among those who consider them to be the best features. The main reason for CF's popularity is that it has lots of power and speed in building new AJAX forms with CF8.

In this chapter, we will have a look at the following form features:

  • CFGrid for table-based data
  • CFInput with features like Autosuggest
  • CFSelect
  • CFTextArea with its new rich text editing
  • CFTree

Forms

One of the most common problems with forms is when you have to go back to the server in an HTML-based site. This means it not only takes the time for the data to come back but it also takes ...

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