SQL Injection attacks are one of the easiest ways to hack into a website. One
recent hack, using a script from verynx.cn, involves injecting SQL into a
that then gets executed on the client side when a user views a
database-driven page. To learn more about this hack, go to this link.
Flex is a complete set of tools to develop rich Internet cross-platform
applications based on the Flash platform. With Flex, you can create
applications that not only have the "wow factor" necessary to please clients
and users alike, but the "usability factor" necessary to make your
application a real success.
Flex 2 has recently been released and can be downloaded at Adobe's Web
site. This release includes Flex Builder 2 (an IDE based on Eclipse) and
Flash Player 9. At Adobe's Web site, you'll also find tools specifically for
ColdFusion such as the ColdFusion/Flex Connectivity... (more)
IN THIS ISSUE:
Today Mon. Apr. 23 – Fri. Apr. 27 Stock Rises on Rumors of Microsoft Buyout
Macromedia 4Q Results Conference Call Mon. Apr. 16 – Fri. Apr. 20 Mon. Apr.
6 – Fri. Apr. 13 Mon. Apr. 2 – Fri. Apr. 6 Macromedia Files Allaire
Acquisition 8-K March, 2001
Evangelists Forta & Elmore at Albany CFUG Meeting on May 10 WDDX Passed to
OpenWDDX.org ColdFusion Wins 2001 Codie Award HiT Advances XML Platform for
Macromedia Announces ColdFusion Server 5 V5 Hosting Service Provider Edition
Dropped New Edition with C... (more)
This is a checklist of items you need for an all-encompassing personal
branding strategy. Personal branding is the process of marketing and selling
yourself as a brand in order to gain success in business. Personal branding
is a continual process just as knowing yourself is a continual process. As
you grow, so does your brand. The need for personal branding arises from the
fact that globalization has increased competition in the workplace. As the
wheat is separated from the chaff, if you are left standing, you are left
standing with others of good caliber. The playing field is no... (more)
"Should CFML developers switch to Java?" asks Andrew Powell in an article
this week at SYS-CON.com. "No," he answers. ColdFusion is the fastest way to
get data to AJAX, Flex, Silverlight, and even JavaFX, according to Powell,
who adds: "ColdFusion also provides complex services easier than Java, .NET,
Ruby or whatever wishes they could."
"Simply put," writes Powell, "ColdFusion is a J2EE app that enables you to be
more productive than if you were writing pure Java or CFML code, alone.
Look at it, and embrace it as such, and a whole new world will open up to
you, as a CFML or Ja... (more)
For many of us who comment regularly on the swirling, whirling Internet
technologies space, "Web publishing" has never been a particularly
If the metaphor of "publishing" was the correct one for the business of
making things public on the Web, then how about the rest of the lexicon of
publishing, such as "author,""editor,""jacket designer," and so on? It was
almost as if half the elements of the publishing ecosystem were missing.
So it was a welcome relief back in1998 when Kevin Lynch, now Macromedia's
chief software architect (then, vice president and general m... (more)