Tag Archives: ColdFusion

ORM: The Vietnam of Computer Science?

Though I have a different focus at the moment, something I keep in the back of my head is DAO and ORM material as I’ll eventually be embarking on a very data heavy project. Without getting into specifics, it would … Continue reading

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How To Quickly Integrate Reactor into Coldspring

It took me a bit of digging around before I was able to find this information, so I thought it might be worth writing a quick post about. Doug recently updated the Reactor factory and provided an example of how … Continue reading

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ColdFusion Comparison of Large Integers Gotcha

With all of the praise of “typeless” languages in the past few days across a number of CF blogs, it was ironic that a co-worker ran into a real world example at work yesterday of a strong counterpoint to using … Continue reading

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My New CFDJ Article: Development Perspectives

My latest article in the ColdFusion Developers Journal, “Development Perspectives: Differences between consulting and product development” is now available online. You can also download the whole October 2005 Edition of the CFDJ here as a PDF (10.1 MB).

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Goodbye Microsoft Office; Hello OpenOffice!

Microsoft recently provided me with yet another reason to dump Office, so I finally got off of my duff and made the switch to OpenOffice 2.0 Beta 2 over the weekend (downloaded via BitTorrent of course). I’ve been trying it … Continue reading

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My ColdFusion MX 7 Wishlist: How Did Macromedia Do?

A bit over a year ago, I posted an entry about the features and functionality I would of liked to of seen in Blackstone. As most of you know, Blackstone was the code name for ColdFusion MX 7, and now … Continue reading

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LinuxWorld Editorial Staff Resigns & My Sys-Con Media Experiences

I wasn’t really on the internet much on Friday as I was busy with work and also went out of town for the weekend, but apparently there has been a lot of buzz in the open source world in the … Continue reading

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Guidelines to Naming CFC’s

I came across a very good post at Hacknot about naming classes which seems very adaptable to ColdFusion CFC’s. I think I already adapt a pretty good percentage of these practices, but there are certainly a lot of things listed … Continue reading

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Global Script Protection: Long Execution Time of cfapplication Tag in ColdFusion MX 7.0

Today I’ve been doing some post-configuration testing of a JRun cluster I setup running ColdFusion MX 7.0 with multiple instances on each server and ran into a very strange problem. The application I was testing suddenly had an execution time … Continue reading

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PyDev: A Python Plugin for Eclipse

As I already do Java, C, and ColdFusion in Eclipse, I figured I may as well start doing the snake in it too. I’ve had PyDev installed for awhile at home but have yet to use it. However I need … Continue reading

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