What’s New in BlueDragon 7?

    October 11, 2006

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

Below is a list of the new features – I think the IsNull function and null keyword will prove to be quite handy.

  • Multi-threaded programming (CFTHREAD, and related tags and functions)
  • Interfaces and Abstract CFCs
  • null keyword and IsNull() function
  • CFQUERY Enhancements
  • BACKGROUND attribute
  • Application.cfc
  • onClientStart() handler
  • onMissingTemplate() handler
  • CFSEARCH Enhancements
  • support for Word and PDF documents
  • support for multiple languages
  • UDF Forward References in CFML pages
  • CFREGISTRY support for Windows registry
  • ASP.NET Partial Trust Mode (BD.NET)
  • support for MySQL 5.0, including stored procedures
  • support for 64-bit Windows and Linux
  • miscellaneous CFMX 7 compatible enhancements
  • performance enhancements
  • bug fixes


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