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This Wednesday was probably the first day on the (potentially long) path to Adobe Flash decline: the most popular video site out there – YouTube – started offering videos in Flash-less mode for browsers which support HTML 5 and h.264 video codec. This means that today the option...

After teaching our popular advanced Flex master class in New York, Boston, Toronto, London, and Moscow, we are hitting the beer capital of the world: Brussels, Belgium. This class is scheduled for the first days of March, and we hope that Flex 4 will be officially released by this d...

The result is BSMReview.com, a site which seeks to analyze the best and next practices in business service management from a third-party point of view. The experts that Bill has brought to the site are literally a who's who of the best and most trusted people in the field: Peter Armstr...
I try to go easy on frameworks in the classroom, because there could be lots of non-technical reasons for adopting this or that framework. I also know that people who created frameworks are seasoned developers with their vision of how things should be done. No disrespect here. But if t...
Being a big fan of streaming media, I have quite a selection on my desktop from RealPlayer, to Windows Media, to YouTube favourites, to Adobe’s quite interesting Media Player and even Miro. I would have Hulu too if it supported content streaming outside t...
Vectors supporting types are the part of next release - and are billed more of performance/coding help then language enhancement. Most of the Java 5 constructs are not really applicable to ActionScript 3 - for fair comparison you need to use Java 7/8 with dynamic scripting language sup...
This release is the first one to include contributed content from Rob Gonda, Tom de Manincor, Brian LeGros, Sana Ullah and Aaron Roberson. The ColdBox Team and contributors are growing. So enjoy this release. The ColdBox website is also being renovated and will be launched soon. Develo...
I just transitioned my blog in two huge ways: (a) I reassigned it to a different domain name, and (b) I changed the blogging engine I was using, which incidentally used a file organization structure that's incompatible with my new engine.
With the proliferation of many respected developers in the ColdFusion community sharing their experiences and knowledge by blogging, we've seen quite a huge jump in both information sharing as well as the discussion of best practices in software development.
Back when I had some free time, I started working on my own code generator, partly because other code generators create code slightly different from my preferences and partly for the challenge.