By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Update an existing site so that it uses maintainable, standards-compliant XHTML and CSS code.
Understand the limitations of the HTTP protocol, and how ASP and ColdFusion work with it to enable Web applications.
Pass data between pages and make data persist over time, using form, querystring/URL, cookie, session, and application variables.
Collect and process information entered by users via Web forms.
Write code to evaluate expressions and perform simple mathematical calculations.
Connect your Web site to a database, so that it displays database contents.
Filter data retrieved from a database.
Build search interfaces that enable users to access only the information they need.
Authenticate users and restrict access to pages.
Build content management systems that enable site owners to maintain Web content using Web forms, rather than HTML editors and FTP.
Hand-code common ASP and ColdFusion scripts that you can reuse in future projects.
Learn core SQL statements, enabling you to build pages that interact with data in sophisticated ways.
Control the flow of scripts, using conditional statements and loops.
Work with Dreamweaver's server behaviors, Recordset dialog, and pre-built application objects to rapidly develop dynamic Web applications.