Tips & Tricks @ ColdFusion Developer's Journal

The end result of this ongoing specialization trend is that selecting the right product won’t get much easier. It used to be that when you needed a software product, you could consider the big suites or the smaller specialists, rank them according to quality and price, and make your se...
Load and performance testing web applications will allow you to determine whether or not your deployment will require a clustered environment. When the test results show that the current throughput is restricted by the capacity of the server but target workloads are not yet met, this i...
In the 21st century business environment, companies live and die by their fat and bogus enterprise applications. New mega-industry groups have been created not only to develop these applications, but deploy, support, and train.
Using RSS as a means to create automatic dynamic content with minimal work fascinates me. Most bloggers probably create feeds on a regular basis - most likely at least a Flickr feed, and possibly del.icio.us. These provide JavaScript services to parse the feed into your site; however, ...
In this article, I'll show you how to connect ColdFusion MX to an IBM iSeries (formerly AS/400) DB2 database. I'll describe your connectivity options and give you configuration examples.
Recently I was tasked with improving our Web site's Reseller Locator application. This tool helps potential customers in the U.S. find a product reseller in their state. By choosing a state from a drop-down box, a listing of all resellers located in that state is displayed.
A developer who'd seen CMS applications in PHP that have templates that use variable for placing content, menu, footer, etc, asked CFDJ's technical editor and CF blogger Ray Camden if there's a way that such variables can be created using ColdFusion? Ray's answer, as usual, was authori...