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ColdFusion/Spry Kit Proof of Concept

So – in case folks are curious – I now have both a dishwasher and the Internet back at my house. I feel like I’ve returned to the modern world. (Yes, I’m spoiled.)

Web App Vulnerabilities Over Buffer Overflows

This should be an eye opener to many. In September Mitre reported that web application vulnerabilities are claiming the top three spots on their CVE request list, beating out Buffer Overflows.

ColdFusion WebSphere Portal Toolkit
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Once again Adobe is using the Labs site to release new software in development – this time a ColdFusion toolkit that integrates with WebSphere Portal Server.

ColdFusion and Server Monitoring

Unlocking the CF Server Black Box

Using Coldfusion to Make an RSS Feed
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I was planning a simple tutorial on how to create an RSS feed. This would be a very simple and direct “Do This”, and not “Here are the ten thousand versions of RSS” type of article, but Pete beat me to it.

How to Actually use a UDF?

Over the past few days I’ve had multiple people ask me the same question – and that means one thing to me… blog post!

What’s New in BlueDragon 7?

New Atlanta, recently released Beta 1 of version 7 of thier BlueDragon CFML application server.

ColdFusion Matters, And Your Responses

In my last article about ColdFusion, I asked developers to tell me why that development platform still mattered in the age of LAMP, Ruby on Rails, and Ajax.

Hey ColdFusion Pros, Why Use It?
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Java, Ruby, ASP.NET, PHP, Python, these languages all get the buzz when it comes to online application development. I am curious about why ColdFusion even matters today.

ColdFusion Goes To The Blogs

Programming and scripting languages like Java, .NET, PHP, and even Python garner mentions in the news, while ColdFusion runs a little under the radar.

ColdFusion Cookbook Seeking Recipes

Raymond Camden has created the ColdFusion Cookbook website, and hopes to see it populated with plenty of problem-solving ColdFusion answers.

Putting Wheels On ColdFusion

The tracking site Remote Synthesis lists 114 free and/or open source projects that relate to ColdFusion, from Ajax components to Zip function collections; one project aims to emulate the Ruby on Rails framework that has begun to attract more attention from developers.

Thinking Ruby? Think ColdFusion Instead

Now that “From Java To Ruby,” the most recent book from author Bruce Tate, has debuted, one observer thinks it could be read as “From Java To ColdFusion” instead.

ColdFusion And Flex Builder Get Extensions

Adobe has released ColdFusion extensions for FlexBuilder 2 and MX 7 Updater 2.

ColdFusion Support Site Goes Blogging

Michael Dinowitz runs the ColdFusion web site House of Fusion and assorted mailing lists associated with the development product, and has recently expanded into blogging.

SearchBlox Aims For ColdFusion Compatibility

A new tool has been released which should simplify the integration of SearchBlox Content Search Software with ColdFusion. Named the SearchBlox CFML Custom Tag, it is intended to allow ColdFusion users to directly leverage the advanced search capabilities of SearchBlox using the CFML Custom Tag.

ColdFusion Spurs A Trio Of Podcasts

A pugnacious pursuer of ColdFusion information can discover knowledge and product tips through podcasts available online.

Delete Files and Folders in a Specified Path!
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A question I tend to see a lot in the forums is: “How do I delete a directory and all files/directories inside of that directory?”.

ASP Leads JSP In Job Openings

It would not be a bad idea to be skilled in both ASP and JSP, as a number of open positions found in a recent job search asked for the two skill sets.

ColdFusion Job Opportunities Going Inert

For programmers considering a career path, employers seeking Java and .NET skillsets greatly outnumber those who want a ColdFusion programmer or developer.

ColdFusion A Jolt Award Finalist

ColdFusion MX7 got a nice boost earlier on Tuesday when Software Development magazine announced the finalists for their Jolt Product Excellence and Productivity Awards. The Adobe owned software was one of seven finalists in the Web Development Tools category.