Adobe MAX is always impressive. It offers unparalleled networking, fascinating exhibit hall booths and, for the last few years, excellent unconference sessions – all accessible on a $200 exhibits only pass. The general sessions are always well-rehearsed and theatrical, the sneak peeks interesting (with a cool special guest). This year […]
Blame Twitter! I was a technical reviewer for the ColdFusion 8 version of this book and, looking back, I failed to blog about it – I just tweeted it. My bad. Then the ColdFusion 9 version appeared and again, I just tweeted about it.
Michael Smith has blogged his thoughts about the state of the CF union survey results. As might be expected from Michael, it’s a bit of a “warm fuzzy” reading of the results and a couple of commenters there cautioned against reading too much into the results given the very small […]
Since I spent quite a bit of time wrestling with this over the last week, I figured this blog post may help others. First off, a caveat: I’m running the latest version of ColdBox 3.0.0 from SVN which is “almost” Beta 4 and the details of error handling have changed […]
One of the new features in Adobe’s ColdFusion 9 release that has excited a lot of developers is the broad range of enhancements to CFML’s “other” language: CFSCRIPT. In the past, I’ve been very disparaging about CFSCRIPT and I’ve gone so far as to say in several public – and […]
This cropped up on the TDD mailing list and it made me smile so I wanted to share it along with some commentary. A fairly common request from folks in the CF community is for “static” methods (and data members) to be added to CFML. Folks look at Java, think […]
David Tannersyn commented on my blog post about MFG.com taking three years to overhaul their web site. He’s interested in a balanced argument as to why anyone would choose CFML over Java in this day and age.