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Variable Scoping

  • A variable is a space in computer memory
  • Name stores a value
  • Can refer to it by name
  • Different scopes to variables
  • Using local variables – will use other scopes as we go
    • Contain only letters, numbers & underscore, cannot have special characters or spaces
    • Must begin with a letter
  • Variables type have a specific scope that determines how long the variable lasts in memory
  • We will work with the local, url, form & query scopes in this course
  • Type out a cfset with the variables., url., form. Etc.