Tag Archives: Computer programming

What IT Managers Can Learn from Developers

I came across a fairly succinct article about what IT managers can learn from software developers which is a good read if you find yourself in a chaotic environment with no issue tracking, documentation, etc. There are various practices associated … 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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First Mention of ColdFusion on the Internet?

I was just looking for some info on Google Groups and I think I may have found what appears to be the first mention of ColdFusion on the internet by it’s founder J.J. Allaire. I suppose that means it’s 10th … Continue reading

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Using ColdFusion Event Gateways: A Couple of Gotcha’s

Though I’m still working on some code which uses the new CFML Asynchronous Gateway as part of the Event Gateways in the newly released ColdFusion MX 7.0, I thought I’d post a couple of things I’ve came across to be … Continue reading

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An Evaluation of the Current US Technology Job Market

1/31/2005 Update: You can see an updated version of the below job search here. After playing around a bit at Indeed, a new job posting aggregator currently in beta, I decided to use it’s data to try out a job … Continue reading

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Creating Windows Applications With Python

FINALLY! I’ve been looking all around for how people are creating working standalone applications in Windows using Python, and I do believe they are using Py2Exe. This is some pretty impressive stuff I think: How does it work? py2exe uses … Continue reading

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Retrieving and Resetting ColdFusion Administrator Passwords

Seems like this question comes-up quite a bit, and I can never seem to find the snippet of code which will do this in CF 5, so I thought I’d leave myself a post of this snippet of code, and … Continue reading

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Passing an Argument Collection in CFScript

I’ve just been digging into ColdFusion again the past few days after working in Python exclusively for almost a month, and I almost forgot something pretty fundamental which I use a lot (since about 95% of my methods/functions in CFC’s … Continue reading

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COM Objects and Threading in Python

Getting an error which reads something to the extent of “CoInitialize has not been called.” when trying to run a COM object in a thread in Python (using win32com of course)?

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Threading in Python

I’ve been looking around a bit for some simple examples of threading in Python, and after a bit of digging, I came across these links:

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