Now, script syntax is *usually* straightforward, but as with any language, sometimes it's easy to get confused over certain things in script syntax. In this post I'll cover a quick list of common "gotchas" in CFScript, document the proper syntax for each, and finally link to a list of CFScript guides which may help you start writing CFScript today.
Look, I write in CFScript. Most of the CF devs I look up to write in CFScript. But maybe you don’t. Here’s where I convince you CFScript is worth the jump and, for that matter, just how to “jump” to CFScript.
I’m here to tell you about ColdFusion’s history of archaic practices (a legacy of legacy), and just what we’re going to do about it.
It’s popular to hate on CF. It’s popular to say Coldfusion is “dying”. It’s popular to call CF a “legacy” language, and compare it to COBOL. But is Coldfusion really unpopular? And, more important… does it matter?
In this post I’m going to take two Lucee only higher-order array functions,
arrayEvery(), and explain their use and purpose. I’ll also review the concept of a higher-order function, as well as the Super Cool (yet very little used) lambda expression available in Lucee 5.