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Let’s start with some acronym disambiguation. The term CMS can be used to denote Content Management Systems, Content Management Services, Change Management Systems or Configuration Management Systems in IT alone. Let alone the Calcutta Mathematical Society (it does exist, we checked)...
Today I've discovered my new home page on the brand-new Ulitzer platform: http://marcocasario.ulitzer.com It's a new service (still in beta) that allows users to create their own magazine. Goggling on the net I found the following information about the service: Ulitzer titles will be p...
I am always being told off by i-technologists for quoting Picasso as having said that computers are useless. But I still love his reasoning: 'Because they can only give you answers.' Picasso, like AJAXWorld Magazine, liked questions. So we thought we would share with you what some of t...
The significance of blogging is not the word 'blog' whether used as a verb or a noun, but its role as a harbinger of the game-changing Web-as-platform revolution. In particular, the migration of blogging from the individual toward the enterprise...
'MAX 2006 is both a milestone in the integration of Adobe and Macromedia, and a reflection of what's possible when all these creative forces come together,' said Kevin Lynch, Adobe SVP & Chief Software Architect today here in Las Vegas, where Adobe is staging its first MAX developer an...
Adobe Flex Builder has many convenient keyboard commands and hints that make your programming faster. But this is a list of Flex Builder shortcuts that I use on a regular basis
AJAX can make the HTML user experience almost as pleasant as Flash. The main advantage of Flash, in spite of its vector animations, is that you never reload the page. Flash Remoting allows you to interface with the server in the background and AJAX does exactly the same for HTML pages.
This document is a primer. It's designed to inform you, the reader, of what can be done and what to consider before attempting integration. It's not riddled with proprietary code that describes exactly how to do integrate between ColdFusionMX and Crystal Enterprise.
Apache Ant is a subproject being developed as part of the Jakarta project. Ant is a Java-based build tool which uses XML build files. Its main competitors are GNU Make, Jam, and NAnt. Many developers prefer Ant because it is environment-neutral, tightly integrated into Java, and faster...
In the January issue of CFDJ (Vol. 7, issue 1), Joe Cronin wrote an excellent article about Verity entitled 'Optimize, Extend, and Enhance the Search Functionality in ColdFusion.' In this article, Joe talked about the powerful features of the Verity search service provided in the ColdF...
As an organization's vast collection of data continues to grow, it becomes increasingly difficult for users to find the information they need. You need only to look at the success of Google to see the importance of search engine technology. Unfortunately, traditional search engines tha...
One of the best features of ColdFusion is its versatility. Very few other languages or environments offer the cross-platform, open framework for development that the ColdFusion platform provides.
Sanjay Kumar, the former chairman and CEO of Computer Associates, was charged with conspiracy and obstruction of justice in an indictment unsealed yesterday. Former CA executives, led by Kumar, 'betrayed the trust of the board, Computer Associates shareholders, and 15,000 employees,' a...
Do you want to extend your searching options beyond the basics? Would automated 'Related Items' functionality have clients beating a path to your door? Here's one way to go about it.
A Model-View-Controller based Plug-able Declarative Framework (MVC-PDF) will be described, in which developers use the full power of ColdFusion MX (CFMX) components to create MVC applications. The declarative nature of the framework will allow the controller and the model to be specifi...
Much of the future growth of the Internet will occur in areas where the dominant language is not English. The convergence of this growing area of opportunity with the new features offered by CFMX make CFMX an excellent choice for globalized applications.
Welcome to another installment of Extending ColdFusion. In this edition, we are going to look at one of the ways you can add localization to your Web site. What do we mean by localization? Localization or L10N (L10N is an abbreviation for the 10 letters between the 'L' and 'N' in local...