Tag Archives: Web development software

How To Quickly Fix Common JRun / ColdFusion Startup Problems

If you’ve ever poked around with the various JRun XML configuration files in ColdFusion before, chances are you’ve ran across a time where you’ve not been able to get JRun to start properly. This is not an end all, be … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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ColdFusion MX 7.0 Licensing Information via Deployment Type

After attending a high-level presentation about CFMX 7.0, a couple of co-workers got the impression that you could use the Sourceless Deployment option to essentially deploy a CFMX application to a J2EE server without needing a license for it. I … Continue reading

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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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Things to Say When You’re Losing a Technical Argument

A former co-worker of mine sent me a link to Things to Say When You’re Losing a Technical Argument. I think my personal favorite is “Yes, but can this be embedded in a toaster, for example?“, but there are plenty … Continue reading

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