Welcome!

You will be redirected in 30 seconds or close now.


Latest Blogs from ColdFusion Developer's Journal
A perspective client showed me a Web page from Adobe’s Connect Now. Check this page out before reading further: https://connectnow.acrobat.com/ “Yakov, I want our new application to be like that one. The page comes up really fast and it’s very responsive. Can you create our Flex app...
Adobe has re-opened the "Adobe Flex Builder 3 for unemployed developers" program. It means that "Adobe Flex Builder 3" software is currently available for free, while supplies last, for software developers who are affected by the current economic condition and are currently unemployed...
At Mezeo Software, we're pleased with the rapid adoption of our platform in the service provider market across three continents. Our success is validating our strategy that there is a significant margin opportunity in cloud storage, and that service providers will want to provide thei...
I've missed the Flash Camp Keynote in San Francisco where Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch mentioned that AIR reached over 200 million installs. The Adobe AIR Team blog wrote that the Acrobat.com application provided with Adobe Reader continues to be one of the most popular applications. Unf...
Did you notice our subscribers list update? Now, you can receive Graphic Mania all posts and and free resources updates right to your email address, in full HTML and images. You can save the images and backgrounds you need directly to your computer and get the free resources download l...
You want to establish a new business on the Internet because of all the advantages you know exist with doing business exclusively on the Internet. This article starts with the concepts of the Internet black holes vs. conservative new Internet business creation and construction.
Yesterday, my colleague  and I received notifications from  MAX 2009 (the main Adobe annual conference) organizers that started with words “We regret to inform you…we were forced to make difficult decisions, which topics would
I've just discovered (don't know how old it is) this new presentation web tool released by Adobe on Acrobat.com Labs. Acrobat Presentation is a Flex application that adds to Adobe's online collaborative offerings (with Buzzword). Presentation allows you to create slides using the Power...
"Mass psychology" scientists study this kind of phenomena and the "mass psychology of fascism" is of course the most famous lab case. The extraordinary experience SYS-CON Media lived through became part of a Forbes Magazine investigative cover story called "Attack of the Blogs" that fo...
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...
Okay, maybe I do already love the Adobe RIA tools, but… if I didn’t, I’d be smitten with their latest offer to the community. Once again, Adobe is reaching out to the community by giving away free licenses to their RIA development tools. Free Flex Builder licenses to ...
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...
Spring is one of my favourite frameworks. It's an open source framework that helps a lot the developers' life to make it easier. Thanks to the Inversion of Control (IoC) pattern that Spring uses, it will save a lot of time in developing. Luckily SpringSource and Adobe started a partne...
As Adobe Flex Certified Instructor (ACI) I had to update my certification to the new Adobe Flex 3 with AIR Exam in order to confirm my Flex ACI. So this morning I got and passed the Adobe Flex 3 with AIR Exam in a Vue center. The exam has changed a bit against the previous Flex 2 vers...
Just wanted to share a reply I made on GetSatisfaction to provide a historical perspective to the question "What really is the future of ColdFusion?". Before you ask what the future holds, its good to look back to see where ColdFusion has been since...
As you have probably heard by now, Adobe announced a number of layoffs yesterday. The layoffs were in response to the global economic downturn, and lower than expected sales of Adobe CS4 (due to the economic situation). You can find the press release for the revised revenue expectation...
<a href="http://www.openbluedragon.org/">Open BlueDragon</a>, the open source GPL J2EE CFML runtime engine, is now available in a <a href="http://elasticserver.com/site/open-blue-dragon">custom portal within Elastic Server</a>. With just a fe...
Article describing why ColdFusion is a good fit for rich internet applications.
After months of build-up, Adobe MAX 2008 (North America) managed to live up to its expectations! Its not unusual for conference organizers to over-promise — after all they want more and more folks to sign-up. However, this year’s MAX was hyped not only by its organizers but...
If you are working on an AIR app, and will be attending MAX 2008 this week, make sure to stop by the booth to show us your app. We have a station setup called “Developer Spotlight” where you can come and show your app to AIR Team members and evangelists (as well as ask any ...
Two problems with configuring ColdFusion 8.01 on Mac OS X for startup on system boot when using the the utility {cf_root}/bin/cf-init.sh. The first issue is that cf-init.sh cannot be used again to configure CF for startup on boot after the cf-init.sh script is used to unconfigure the ...
The Eclipse Open Source IDE coupled with the CFML plugin, CFEclipse, has been embraced by the ColdFusion community for years. All of my sites were built with HomeSite and Dreamweaver. I was waiting for a good excuse to start a site from scratch in Eclipse. Three weeks later, I am lovin...
Introduction This is a call to action to everyone building clients, servers and frameworks for rich internet applications (RIAs) to improve the life of RIA developers by improving the debugging of backend services RIAs depend on. Motivation The relationship of an RIA to its backend is ...
I have been working on a little AJAX application using jQuery and ColdFusion using JSON to communicate with the page through components. One of the first things I needed to do was to maximize scroll position of a DIV element each time it was updated. Digging around I finally found what...
I'm glad to announce that I'll be part of the FlexCamp London next week (28th August) as a speaker. The agenda of the event looks damned cool and the speakers are a a warrantee of quality: Andrew Shorten, Mike Jones, Peter Elst and many others. Peter and I will have a speech talking a...
The San Diego Department of Child Support Services took its ColdFusion skills forward into the world of Web 2.0 when it created a new RIA view for a child services agency calendaring system.
The new OpenBlueDragon look'n'feel and logo has gone live. The website and blog have been updated, and the new admin console will also take its feel from this.Leave CommentRelated Entries:Getting access to Amazon's SimpleDB through CFQUERYGoogle's GWT continues to amaze and delightRai...
We've just released a new feature set with OpenBD allowing you to get access to Amazon's SimpleDB service from within a CFQUERY tag.Leave CommentRelated Entries:Amazon S3 suffers an 8hr outage; Trust no oneThe OpenBlueDragon new look and logo launchedSpeaking at CloudCamp LondonA simpl...
For many in the CFML world, I am a stranger. I wish to change this. I extend my hand out and introduce myself to the CFML world.Leave CommentRelated Entries:BlueDragon Open Source - Launch Date AnnouncedBlueDragon Open Source Future - Get InvolvedOpen Source BlueDragon, what does it ...
Google's GWT framework is just a beautiful piece of software engineering. Providing a wonderfully reliable layer over Javascript makes coding reliable and cross-browser Javascript applications a breeze. We have begun to integrate GWT into OpenBDLeave CommentRelated Entries:The OpenBlu...
We welcome the Railo announcement that they are moving to an open source model.Leave CommentRelated Entries:The OpenBlueDragon new look and logo launchedGetting access to Amazon's SimpleDB through CFQUERYGoogle's GWT continues to amaze and delightOpen BlueDragon BOF @ Scotch ReviewOpen...
Last night we presented Open BlueDragon at the Scotch BOF. It was a well turned out event with much discussion.Leave CommentRelated Entries:The OpenBlueDragon new look and logo launchedGetting access to Amazon's SimpleDB through CFQUERYGoogle's GWT continues to amaze and delightRailo ...
Now that we've introduced the Open BlueDragon Plugin API, let us look now at how to develop your own tags, by interfacing to the underlying core engine.Leave CommentRelated Entries:The OpenBlueDragon new look and logo launchedGetting access to Amazon's SimpleDB through CFQUERYGoogle's ...