Web applications make great use of the model view controller (MVC) pattern to build complex usage patterns. The web lends itself really well to the model-view-controller framework because of it’s tiered architecture and views can be easily presented through HTML. Microsoft is pushing the model-view-controller framework in ASP.NET and Java programmers have used the abstraction… Continue reading Framework One: Refactor ColdFusion Code with One File
Even the most optimistic ColdFusion guru has to admit that the glory days of the CF market are long gone. ColdFusion is no longer in high demand and is often off the radar when developers and analysts are constructing new systems. However, further integration and use by Adobe’s suite of platforms and applications are a… Continue reading How is the ColdFusion Job Market?
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
FuseTalk, a provider of discussion forums, and blogging tools, has announced it will release FuseTalk 4.0 software in January, that will run on the Adobe ColdFusion 9 platform.
Even though ColdFusion does not always generate the latest hype and the CFUnited conference is no more, rest assured that ColdFusion is not dead. Adobe will not ignore its back-end server engine and let that key component lay fallow. While Adobe’s push for client-facing Rich Internet Applications will always be in the forefront, the communication… Continue reading ColdFusion Well-Suited for SOAP Web Services, Flex Integration
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 number of respondents (compared to… Continue reading New State Of Coldfusion Union Survey Disappoints Programmers
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 a little over the last… Continue reading Understanding Error handling In ColdBox