Flash Developer Take Aways From Adobe MAX 2010

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 was definitely enhanced by the… Continue reading Flash Developer Take Aways From Adobe MAX 2010

ColdFusion 9 Developer Tutorial Review

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.

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New State Of Coldfusion Union Survey Disappoints Programmers

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 number of respondents (compared to… Continue reading New State Of Coldfusion Union Survey Disappoints Programmers

How To Improve Your CFSCRIPT

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 private – forums that I… Continue reading How To Improve Your CFSCRIPT

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Why Is ColdFusion Still Valuable In The Age Of Java?

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.

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