Coldfusion Web Hosting

Written by Rodel Garcia

What is ColdFusion and ColdFusion Web Hosting?

ColdFusion is a server scripting environment for creating powerful Internet applications. ColdFusion combines intuitive scripting, effortless connectivity to database information, and effective built-in search and charting capabilities. ColdFusion enables developers to easily build and deploy dynamic websites, content publishing systems, self-service applications, commerce sites, and more.

ColdFusion web hosting requires both a web server and ColdFusion server, as explained below:

How does ColdFusion work?

When a web user requests a ColdFusion page,repparttar web server receivesrepparttar 142819 request and then passes it on torepparttar 142820 ColdFusion server. ColdFusion then readsrepparttar 142821 data sent and processesrepparttar 142822 ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML) used inrepparttar 142823 page. Based onrepparttar 142824 CFML,repparttar 142825 ColdFusion server executesrepparttar 142826 logic and interacts withrepparttar 142827 database(s) or other technologies requested. ColdFusion then generates an HTML page, returns it torepparttar 142828 web server andrepparttar 142829 web server then passesrepparttar 142830 page back torepparttar 142831 user's web browser. As slow as this may sound, proper ColdFusion web hosting allows all of this to happen with remarkable speed and efficiency.

What is ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML)?

ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML) isrepparttar 142832 tag-based server-scripting language that allows rapid development of web sites powerful enough to handlerepparttar 142833 most demanding web-application logic. CFML is ideally suited to programming applications that use HTML and XML as CFML syntax is closely related. This makes programming easy for new developers while advanced developers can easily extend CFML through custom tags, reusable components, and user-defined functions.

Who should use ColdFusion?

ColdFusion is designed to build dynamic websites and Internet applications. New developers will enjoyrepparttar 142834 short learning curve of this intuitive server scripting environment. Advanced developers will appreciate ColdFusion's more advanced features and components, most of which are listed below:

Advantages of ColdFusion: Simplicity and Power All Rolled Into One

* ColdFusion comes with a rich set of built-in capabilities that deliver high performance and scalability.

* Intuitive HTML-like tag-based language.

* Fewer lines of code are required by handling low-level programming tasks automatically and reusing code.

* Custom tag libraries, reusable components, Java/C++, and thousands of available third-party add-ons allow advanced users to easily extend ColdFusion web capabilities.

* Cool, integrated ColdFusion web application services for adding full-text search and dynamic charting.

* Macromedia Flash developers can now userepparttar 142835 same scripting language for both client and server logic.

* Dreamweaver MX fully supports ColdFusion MX features allowing for powerful visual layout abilities, enhanced code editing and development capabilities, and integrated debugging.

* Allrepparttar 142836 scalability, reliability, and power ofrepparttar 142837 Java platform in a less complex environment.

* Easy integration with your existing technology infrastructure.

* Support forrepparttar 142838 leading server operating systems, web server software, mail servers, directory servers, file systems, and relational database management systems.

Cheap Web Package Hosting - How to Minimize Costs

Written by Brian Thorn

There are several steps you can take to help minimize costs with a web hosting package. Some require some effort on your part while others are simply a matter of common sense. No matter what your particular needs are, you'll likely find that there are companies out there offering web hosting with those needs in mind.

The first and arguablyrepparttar most important step as you seek to minimize costs with a web hosting package is to shop around. Comparison shopping is always a good way to save money, and finding a good service for your web hosting needs is no exception. Online searches are probably your best bet for finding those great deals on web hosting, but don't give in torepparttar 142533 temptation to simply pick a company from a list of hits and sign onrepparttar 142534 dotted line. Instead, take time to comparerepparttar 142535 services, prices and reputations of various companies. Findingrepparttar 142536 service provider that offersrepparttar 142537 best bottom-line price for web hosting might not berepparttar 142538 provider that saves yourepparttar 142539 most money.

Especially if you aren't computer savvy, one way to minimize costs with a web hosting package is to find a company that offers free setup. While this is a fairly common part of web hosting for most companies at this point, you should be sure what it's going to cost you to establishrepparttar 142540 account. If you find a company that offers a great bottom-line price but has you pay an enormous fee up front to establishrepparttar 142541 service, it will probably take you a long time to recoup that fee in your monthly savings.

Byrepparttar 142542 same token, finding a company that promises no fee to set uprepparttar 142543 service but then charges a significantly more expensive monthly fee to maintainrepparttar 142544 service isn't really going to save you any money either. If you want to minimize costs with a web hosting package, look for a happy medium betweenrepparttar 142545 two - a service provider that establishesrepparttar 142546 service for free and offers a reasonable monthly rate for maintainingrepparttar 142547 service.

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