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ColdFusion 9 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. The AJAX in this chapter refers to form features. These will be very popular among those who consider using forms in most of the work they do with websites. The main reason for CF's popularity is that it has lots of power and speed; and with the AJAX features of CF9, this is just getting better.

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

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

AJAX 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 that it ...

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