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Setting and Displaying Variables

  • All ColdFusion tags start with cf
  • Cfset & cfoutput
  • Create variables first
  • Display using cfoutput
  • Show both on the cfml insert bar
  • Should reference variable scope
  • Make processing faster
  • Variable scope is local, only this page can use it
  • Must use # inside cfoutput tags
  • Exercise:
    • Create a new cfm page
    • Use cfset to create firstname & lastname variables
    • Show how they are not in the browser, just in computer memory
    • We will display using cfoutput tags
    • Show using variables. & without variables.