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Which data format do I use to pass to a .NET DLL

Community Beginner ,
Feb 09, 2016 Feb 09, 2016

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I have successfully connected to a .NET dll. However, I am having a problem passing the correct data type.

I asked a fellow developer who works in .NET and he said it must be a "data table". What is the equivalent in CF? A query structure doesn't work.

Thanks

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From Microsoft Technet, it appears that there is a DataTable class.  I have no idea how you would go about using that from within ColdFusion, though.

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I have no idea what a "data table" is, either.  Even after quickly scanning over this page.

HTH,

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@WolfShade, in that context it seems like a DataTable is roughly analogous to a query object in ColdFusion (which contains data either retrieved from a database or dynamically created at runtime using QueryNew()).  But how you pass ColdFusion data as a .NET DataTable is beyond me.

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In doing more research I found that CF 8 automatically converts what you pass to the DLL to a data table.

Source - http://qualityexcellence.info/cold-fusion.html

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