In ColdFusion 9, several Web Services come pre-built with the product, allowing greater interoperability between different technologies and ColdFusion.
The other day saw the release of my Dzone RefCard outlining how you could take advantage of these Web Services from Java, and use ColdFusion's
If you are doing Java development, and are looking to integrate some of ColdFusion's capabilities into your application, you can download the RefCard from here
. It will step you through setting up the Services, generating the required Java code to run the Web Services, and also provides examples of usage to help you get started.
You can also read more about ColdFusion Web Services here