The Week in ColdFusion: 23-29 Jan: Putting CF developers on the map
Want to know where all the ColdFusion developers are? CFMaps is a Yahoo! Maps mashup that allows ColdFusion developers to place themselves on the map, color-coded according to their level of experience. Right now, most registrations are in North America – so if you’re a CF guy or gal, why not add yourself to the […]
The week in ColdFusion: 16-22 Jan 08: exam time!
So what does the blogosphere have for hard-working ColdFusion developers this week? Firstly, open source projects have been busy. More information about the upcoming version 5 of the FarCry CMS – “FarCry Fortress” – has been released, and it will now have a variety of deployment options which will mean that it can run more […]
The week in ColdFusion: 9–15 Jan 08: Survey Mania
Big news this week: Obviously well into planning mode for ColdFusion 9, Adobe is seeking end user feedback through a series of surveys. From Adobe “Director of Engineering” Damon Cooper’s blog, there’s firstly the ColdFusion IDE survey: The Adobe ColdFusion team would like to understand more about how you develop CFML code, what tools you […]
ColdFusion Technical Journals, Past and Present
The latest issue of Fusion Authority Quarterly Update (FAQU), the only print journal on ColdFusion, is now available from Fusion Authority. First, a bit of background. Once upon a time, there was a ColdFusion magazine, The ColdFusion Developer’s Journal (CFDJ). Produced as part of a stable of technical journals by publishing company Sys-Con Media, it […]
Events Past and Future: Adobe Max North America and CFCAMP Australia
Most ColdFusion programmers have heard of Ben Forta -the leading CF “guru” since the Allaire days. The author of no less than six editions of the definitive “ColdFusion Web Application Programming Kit” books, affectionately known as CFWACK or “the bible” around many a CF shop’s office, Ben travels the world as Adobe’s Senior Technical Evangelist […]
ColdFusion: worth the cost!
Judging by many of the comments on my previous post, the licensing cost of ColdFusion is a major issue for many people, given the many free and open source alternatives. This is not a new concern – developers have been asking “is it worth paying for?” for as long as ColdFusion has been around. Fellow […]
I’d like to introduce myself: my name is Kay Smoljak and I’m a ColdFusion developer. I’m going to be posting here from time to time on topics related to my development language of choice. I’ve been coding in CF for a while now. I started way back in 1999 – the version 4 days – […]