File Extension CFM

File type: ColdFusion Markup Language

About the CFM file type:

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The CFM file extension is also called the ColdFusion Markup Language and is composed of the ColdFusion code. Web pages are stored with the .cfm file extension and runs with ColdFusion applications as well as scripts written in CFScript. Flash forms and reports may be generated using the CFM file extension and is used for the creation of dynamic websites that can reference databases. The CFM file extension was first developed by Allaire and was later acquired by Macromedia. Since Adobe Systems bought Macromedia, the new owner now distributes it.


Detailed information for file extension CFM


Category: Internet Files
File format: Commercial/ Closed Source
Open with Windows: Adobe ColdFusion, Smith, Railo, New atlanta Blue Dragon, Internet Explorer, NotePad or any text editor
Open with Linux: Adobe ColdFusion, Smith, Railo, New atlanta Blue Dragon, Internet Explorer, NotePad or any text editor
The files with the CFM file extension are written in a commercial and closed source language used for the development of Internet applications like dynamic websites. ColdFusion is also known as an application server that is similar to Microsoft's JavaServerPages, PHP or ASP.NET. A distinct feature of files with the CFM file extension is that compared to ASP.NET, JSP or PHP, the syntax resembles HTML. Among these technologies, ColdFusion was the first to allow developers to create dynamic Web pages attached in the backend to a database. Templates created with ColdFusion are usually given the CFM of CFML filters extension and ColdFusion Components are given the CFC file extension. These files are usually used for Intranets or data-driven websites. Aside from this, it is also used in the generation of remote services.