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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...
This year's CFUnited is going to be great again... they added more tracks and consolidated the frameworks conference into it.I want to publicly congratulate two of my very talented friends, which I have seen grow the last couple of years and I'm proud to speak with them at CFUnited thi...
Amazing news for the residents of New York: two of my good friends and phenomenal talented friends are taking over the NYCFUG. Ben Nadel and Clark Valberg are replacing Judith and Michael Dinowitz who after ten years fairly deserve a break.Congratulations New York. Read more about it a...
If you ever see the following error when performing a cfhttp call: ErrorDetail I/O Exception: peer not authenticated Filecontent Connection Failure Mimetype Unable to determine MIME type of file. Statuscode Connection Failure. Status code unavailable. It means that ColdFusion is tryin...
People, listen up ... Ext 2.0 Beta 1 was released today ... for those of you still not familiar with Ext, it is what powers the ColdFusion 8 Ajax UI: Windows, Menus, Grids, Trees, etc. With the 2.0 release you have an amazing power to build desktop-like apps on the Web .. Start Menu, D...
As Jason Delmore, ColdFusion Product Manager, says:       "You really distilled our CF message".
ColdFusion 8 Application Server offers an important improvement regarding memory utilization during the uploading of large files via the CFFILE tag. This entry will offer an experimental observation to demonstrate the improvement in CF 8, but first I'll expand upon each of the related...
In yesterday's post about configuration nuances of using a 64-bit webserver and 64-bit JVM with ColdFusion 8 on the 64-bit Sun Solaris OS, Damon Gentry posted a comment that is, frankly, way above my head. I'm curious about if there are any performance gains by running CF8 with a 64...
ColdFusion 8 is the first version to fully support running on a 64-bit JVM, on a 64-bit operating system, with a 64-bit webserver, albeit Solaris only. Out of the box, when installing ColdFusion 8 on Solaris the default option is 32-bit JVM. To enable ColdFusion for a 64-bit JVM, you...