Finally, a framework for the rest of us!

CFWheels is an open source CFML (ColdFusion Markup Language) framework inspired by Ruby on Rails that provides fast application development, a great organization system for your code, and is just plain fun to use.

One of our biggest goals is for you to be able to get up and running with CFWheels quickly. We want for you to be able to learn it as rapidly as it is to write applications with it.

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Screencasts

Tutorials, demonstrations, and presentations about the ColdFusion on Wheels framework.

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CRUD series

Episode 1: "C" Is for "Create" - Basic CRUD
Learn about basic create operations when building standard CRUD functionality in CFWheels

Episode 2: "R"; Is for "Read" - Basic CRUD
Learn about basic read operations when building standard CRUD functionality in CFWheels

Episode 3: "U" Is for "Update" - Basic CRUD
Chris Peters demonstrates updating data in a simple CRUD CFWheels application

Episode 4: "D" Is for Delete - Basic CRUD
Learn how simple it is to delete records in a basic CRUD application using CFWheels

"Building a Social Network"

Episode 1: Setting up ColdFusion on Wheels
Chris Peters starts the webcast series by demonstrating how to set up ColdFusion on Wheels

Episode 2: Form Helpers
Chris Peters demonstrates how to bind a Wheels model object to a form through the use of form helpers

Episode 3: Object Validation and Showing Errors

Chris Peters adds data validation to the user registration form

Episode 4: Redirects and the Flash
Chris Peters finishes the "success" portion of the registration functionality by adding a success message to the Flash and redirecting the user to their home screen

Episode 5: Object Validation
Chris Peters teaches you about more validation options and how you can add them to the registration form quickly and easily

Episode 6: Styling Forms
Chris Peters stylizes form markup globally using a Wheels feature called global helpers

Episode 7: Authentication with Filters
Learn how to set up simple user authentication on a website by using a Wheels feature called filters

Episode 8: Reading and Displaying a Single Record
Learn the mechanics of reading a single record from the database and displaying its data in the view

Episode 9: Adding a Route for User Profiles
Creating custom URL patterns is a breeze in ColdFusion on Wheels

Episode 10: Displaying Sets of Records
Learn how to fetch multiple records from your model with findAll() and then display them to the user using ColdFusion on Wheels

Episode 11: Custom View Helpers
Learn how to factor out logic in your view templates into custom helper functions in ColdFusion on Wheels

Episode 12: Joining Models with Associations
Chris Peters demonstrates joining data together with model associations using ColdFusion on Wheels

Episode 13: Pagination
All it takes to offer pagination is two extra arguments to findAll() and a call to a view helper called paginationLinks()

Episode 14: Responding with Multiple Formats
Learn how to use the provides() and renderWith() functions to automatically serialize data into XML, JSON, and more

Other

Hello World
Peter Amiri walks you through setting up a "Hello World" application using the ColdFusion on Wheels framework

CFUnited 2010: Simplifying Database Code with the ColdFusion on Wheels ORM
Chris Peters gives a high level overview of the ORM included with ColdFusion on Wheels

ColdRoute Plugin
Chris Peters from Liquifusion demonstrates the ColdRoute plugin for CFWheels

Wirebox Plugin for CFWheels
Doug Boude demonstrates using his new Wirebox plugin for CFWheels

DBMigrate Create Operations
Chris Peters from Liquifusion demonstrates creating tables and records in the DBMigrate plugin for ColdFusion on Wheels

CF Meetup, March 10 2011
Online ColdFusion Meetup (coldfusionmeetup.com) session for March 10 2011, "What's New in CFWheels 1.1", with Chris Peters:

CFWheels Textmate Bundle Demo
A quick demo of the CFWheels Textmate bundle by Russ Johnson

Screencasts

Tutorials, demonstrations, and presentations about the ColdFusion on Wheels framework.