Form Processing in CFScript Part Three: Sending Email Notifications

August 13, 2019

In this series so far, we've looked at how to validate a form entry and how to save that form entry to the database. Today we'll see how we can notify a person (usually a site admin or editor) that a new form entry has been submitted and processed by simply sending an email.

Form Processing in CFScript Part One: Validation

July 22, 2019

This series will teach you how to process form submissions using ColdFusion's CFScript syntax. In Part One I'll show you the basics of validating form submissions on the backend!

Storing and Using DateTimeOffsets in Lucee

July 8, 2019

Recently at Impelos I began storing dates using SQL Server’s DateTimeOffset field, which allows us to store a date and time with embedded UTC offset. Unfortunately, I ran into several issues with Lucee’s support for the data type.

This post details what I did to work around the issues and even details how to format the dates to an ISO 8601 JS-safe format.