PHP vs ColdFusion/Introduction

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When it comes to web design, many languages exist to create the structure for web-based applications. We will be comparing the languages PHP and ColdFusion.

PHP and ColdFusion are both created to help design web pages scripted in HTML. Alone, HTML cannot create dynamic content, connect to databases to perform queries, manipulate files or handle form data. This is where PHP and ColdFusion come in. The code between these languages may be completely different, however both have thousands of different functions that let you do everything from data encryption to image editing. We will be showing code examples between the two.