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FW/1 Example Application - Interaction with a Remote Service

In this fourth article on how to build a ColdFusion and FW/1 Example Application, I’ll present a way to interact with a Remote Service that performs some complex manipulations with the stored articles.

The external service, in this case, is flask_Summarizer - an API written in Python/Flask, that receives paragraphs of text, and returns a string with a summary of that content.

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FW/1 Example Application - User Defined Function Libraries

This is the third in a series of articles on how to build a ColdFusion and FW/1 Example Application, and it discusses how you can structure your User Defined Functions in libraries that can be easily accessed in any part of your project, whether it’s a view, controller, service or model.

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FW/1 Example Application - Forms and Validation

This is the second in a series of articles on how to build a ColdFusion and FW/1 Example Application, and it discusses the topic of creating forms and validating submitted data in an efficient and DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself) way.

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FW/1 Example Application - Project Structure

This article talks about the topic of project structure in a ColdFusion and FW/1 Example Application and is the first one in the following series:

It assumes you are not new to CFML, so don’t take this as a detailed guide or tutorial, but more of a ‘getting started’ reference on using this MVC framework to create Object-Oriented ColdFusion...

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ColdFusion FW/1 Example Application Project

I just released a ColdFusion Example Application, built using the FW/1 framework in its latest version:

It’s a simple app to store articles and clippings from on and offline sources, using a single model/database table, but handling a series of interesting topics:

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