Check out the Fusebox 5.5 beta that Sean Corfield released the other week. There are two primary themes to Fusebox 5.5: 1. Simplify. Remove barriers. Make it easier for newbies. Make building applications faster by favoring convention over configuration. 2. Extend through extensibility. Provide new functionality outside the core. Add plugins, lexicons, even standardized circuits. […]
What do you want to see in ColdFusion 9 (codename Centaur)? Yes Kevin Lynch, Chief Architect of Adobe told the crowd of 4300 attendees at MAX the other week that work is already underway on the new version, and showed ColdFusion’s place on Adobe product roadmap. Puts to rest all that hullabaloo the other month […]
This is a continuation from last months installment of the TeraTech Development Approach. 6. Unit Testing As each fuse is coded, it is unit tested against the test harness. This gives the coder a way to ensure the correct behavior is produced by the fuse, without being in constant contact with the architect. 7. Application […]
When the day starts, I take my planner, pad of paper, pen, and clear mind to my Manager’s office to "check in" and "follow up" on new and existing tasks. I try to get in a bit earlier so that I can check email, talk to the developers, and review project information. All this, to […]
I read about a new search engine called Mahalo ("thank you" in Hawaiian) in Fast Company. Is it using some fancy algorithm to beat Google or more powerful servers to power the search? No. Mahalo uses people to do the searching. At first it seems kind of web -1.0 but perhaps there is something to […]
Nick has some Fusebox 101 tips at http://www.succor.co.uk/index.cfm/Fusebox-101 The first one is on XFAs, I am looking forward to more!
These ColdFusion developer security guidelines from Adobe are cool! And so much code that I review from other (best unnamed) organizations don’t follow these simple tips. Check it out at at URL below and make sure that your apps are secure! http://www.adobe.com/devnet/coldfusion/articles/dev_security/coldfusion_security.pdf
OMG Google maps now lets you drag the blue route line to customize your route!! Very cool use of Ajax – it updates the directions text as you drag the blue line on the map! And you can even move the start and end points with the mouse too. I love it! Here is an […]
Ok, this one has been out for a while but it is still cool! Sam Farmer’s post on CF one-liners (http://samfarmer.instantspot.com/blog/index.cfm/2007/8/1/Ten-ColdFusion-8-OneLiners) which show the power of ColdFusion 8: "Less code more power!"