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Chapter 8. Using ColdFusion > Using Functions

Using Functions

This is where it starts to get interesting. CFML (the ColdFusion Markup Language) is made up of two primary language elements:

  • Tags. These perform operations, such as accessing a database, evaluating a condition, and flagging text for processing.

  • Functions. These return (and possibly process) data and do things such as getting the current date and time, converting text to uppercase, and rounding a number to its nearest integer.


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