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The Demo Area

The goal of the demo area is to show various capabilities ColdFusion from a realtively novice perspective. Looking at things like basic tag and function capabilities and every once in awhiledemonstrating how to take advantage of third party resources not included in ColdFusion. You will never see a demo for any of the UI add-ons in ColdFusion, or the use of CFForm or CFChart as those are all done better with other libraries or at least updated versions of the libraries (i.e. ZingChart, JQuery, etc.).

This is very much a work in progress and, in most cases, the demos will be accompanied with a blog post on


As part of my day to day job I use the US Web Design Standard as the foundation of the websites I manage and I chose to continue that here so I could test new capabilities and continue to develop my SASS skills. Other than that the site will be using the following:

  • Hostek VM
    • Adobe ColdFusion 2016 or newer
    • Windows 2012R2 or newer
    • MySQL
  • jQuery
  • FontAwesome
  • ZingChart
  • DevExpress
  • Development Tools
    • ColdFusion Builder
    • Dreamweaver CC
    • Visual Studio Code
    • Photoshop
    • Node