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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 ...
We would like to introduce you to a new member of the Open BlueDragon Steering Committee, Nitai.Leave CommentRelated Entries:The OpenBlueDragon new look and logo launchedjava.lang.InternalError at sun.misc.URLClassPath$JarLoader.getResource()Getting access to Amazon's SimpleDB through ...
Open BlueDragon provides a very rich plugin API that lets you quickly and easily add new functionality to the CFML language without having to wade through any of the source code of the core engine. This article goes through this API.Leave CommentRelated Entries:The OpenBlueDragon new ...
The ColdFusion 8.01 System Requirements as shown in the detailed platform support matrix [PDF] indicates that support for 64-bit Linux distributions is limited to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and SuSe Linux Enterprise Server 10.1. This fine print appears to often go overlooked, so I jus...
Aptana released Jaxer: the first ever Ajax server... you got that right, server-side Ajax ... the concept is pretty interesting, a server-side API that wraps for client-side Ajax app to better optimize it and allows you to interface with the file system and database.... Oh, wait a minu...
Adobe ColdFusion 8 Update 1 (8.0.1) was released April 3rd (most of you knew already). The good and safe news is that it seems to work fine... nothing broke with the update.What was updated? You can get the full list here, but I will concentrate only on the Ajax part.The docs say "...
I will be speaking at the New York ColdFusion User Group this Wednesday, April 16, with the topic of "AJAXify Your ColdFusion Applications". I promise it will be fun, a good learning experience, and perhaps we may even go out afterwards and have some drinks.There will be tons...
My distant colleague Manju has just published a very well written article on Adobe DevNet regarding performance considerations of running ColdFusion 8.01 on 64-bit Windows (and Mac) platforms. The article gets you up to speed on the basics of 64-bit architecture in practical terms, ho...
In the last few years, the technology industry has been particularly focused on Web developers, and the last couple of weeks have been a relatively good example of such attention. First, Adobe released its Adobe AIR and their Flex 3 products; Microsoft did a massive SilverLight push...
After blogging about Dan's great EXT cf wrapper, I ran across another one today: ColdExt. It looks great as well, so how about Dan and Justin join efforts instead of doubling work...?
ColdFusion 8 won the Product Excellence in the Web Development category at the 18th annual Jolt Product Excellence and Productivity Awards, as announced yoday.
Dan Vega has been working on ColdFusion custom tag wrappers for EXT, and let me tell you, it looks pretty amazing.Ext is an EXTremely powerful JavaScript library which I mostly use to develop RIA and heavy desktop-like applications. However, CF8 ships with YUI and EXT for all dhtml and...
The CFC Proxy API was introduced as a supported feature in CFMX 7.01. It allows you to call ColdFusion Components (CFCs) from Java classes such as a standalone servlet running in the same JVM. In order for this to work, the Java class must be loaded by the ColdFusion classloader rath...