ColdFusion's Query object enables you to manipulate CF data using standard SQL syntaxeven if that data doesn't come from a database.
ColdFusion's <cfcache> tag is great, but it caches only whole HTML pages and most templating systems won't play along. Learn how to develop a custom tag that allows you to cache arbitrary sections of ColdFusion-generated pages.
ActionScript 2.0's new PrintJob class allows you to add robust printing support to your Flash-based Web applications. Learn how to use this new featurealong with a code design that allows on-the-fly interface assembly on any movie clip.
Java filters, the powerfulyet under-appreciatedcomponents of the Java Servlet specification, can perform a range of useful tasks. Make them a part of your Java Web application toolkit.
The Mach-II framework has only been around a short time, but it is shaping up to be the most important Web architecture around that supports ColdFusion. Learn how Mach-II can help you build Web apps that are stronger, more organized, and easier to maintain.
As Flash applications move from media to mainstream, it's no longer enough to write code that just works. More prosaic concerns such as readability and maintenance become increasingly important as Flash developers begin to target full-size, mission-critical applications.
Use Flash's robust printing support to add print functionality to your Flash movies or Web applications. By using off-screen movie clips and ActionScripts movie clip copying commands, effective printouts can be assembled on the fly.