You’ve seen them – the ten minute presentations where Rails enthusiasts make a blog or some other handy application to demonstrate the versatility of the framework. Now it’s time for Fuseboxers around the world to showcase their skill and the framework they love. Put together a ten minute YouTube video and will reward the creator […]
Jeff Peters has just released Fusebox 5 and FLiP: Master-Class ColdFusion Applications available via Proton Arts . This is the book on Fusebox 5 / 5.1! Almost 500 pages covering Fusebox concepts, core files, the Fusebox Lifecycle Process, best practices and six appendices.
Some of you may have read the Computer World article listing ColdFusion as one of 10 dead languages and Ben Forta’s response, Ray’s opinions and Adam’s rant on this. Obviously ColdFusion is not dying but how do you convice your clients that CF is the right solution? I am giving a talk at CFUNITED-07 on […]
I will present a preview of my day-long class “Multi Language Applications in CF in Theory and Practice” at the Thursday 31 May 2007 of the “The Online ColdFusion Meetup Group”. It will be based on Adobe Connect and will takes around 20-30 min as base session and then questions and answers. You can reach […]
Recently Dan Pink’s book “A Whole New Mind” suggested that the era of “left brain” dominance, and the Information Age that it engendered, are giving way to a new world in which “right brain” qualities-inventiveness, empathy, meaning-predominate. I will be leading a Birds of Feather session at CFUNITED to discuss ways to leverage both sides […]
I would like to ask your suggestions for preparing a presentation. I will present a whole day class just before CFUnited (http://cfunited.com/go/classes) on “Multi Language Applications in CF in Theory and Practice”, and I would like to know what topics would be interesting to cover. I specially would like to focus on best practices with […]
In order to reach international markets through the Internet, supporting different cultures through our applications is essential for being successful. ColdFusion MX comes with an integrated infrastructure for creating international applications. The internet is continuing to make the world a smaller place. Multi-lingual sites are becoming essential for many businesses, especially those that market products […]
What do you run your listservs on? Someone recently asked me “I wanted to ask you if you guys ever created or use an email listserv type of application that you can recommend to me. I am trying to replace a Linux box which runs email lists for our company using mailman but I had […]
What strategies do you use for selling the ColdFusion platform to clients? What arguments do you run into and how do you over come them? Please take the survey at http://mdcfug.org/surveys/survey.cfm I will share ideas people have at my CFUNITED-07 talk on “Selling ColdFusion to Clients” and will also blog about them. Thanks!
Based on lots of feedback about Fusebox and different versions, the Fusebox core team lead by Sean Corfield arrived at two themes for the up coming Fusebox 6 release: 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 […]