This guide assumes some prior knowledge. Here is a detail of things you should already know how to do.
Here are some good sites to use in order to learn ColdFusion:
(Where we see how this compares to other ColdFusion frameworks)
Other frameworks may require knowledge of OO or MVC. This is an MVC framework, but you don't need to know anything about MVC or OO in order to use it. Feel free to start with just the basics.