In my last entry on Manager.cfc, we covered a fairly basic example of managing widgets with images and thumbnails. I want to step back this time and start with a more simple example to allow us to really dive in and understand some of what Manager.cfc provides. This example will be expanded in subsequent entries to provide more complexity to cover some of the challenges that you might run into in the real world.
For our example, we have a client that has asked us to build an HR application. One part of that is that the company has 5 departments:
When asked if these will ever change, our client says "I don't think so." (which, of course, means "probably"). So, let's set up the XML for this table: