The Largest Repository of ColdFusion Knowledge in The World for More Than 12 Years

ColdFusion on Ulitzer

Subscribe to ColdFusion on Ulitzer: eMailAlertsEmail Alerts newslettersWeekly Newsletters
Get ColdFusion on Ulitzer: homepageHomepage mobileMobile rssRSS facebookFacebook twitterTwitter linkedinLinkedIn


Latest Articles from ColdFusion on Ulitzer
'We applaud all of today's winners and finalists on their achievement in winning our Readers' Choice Award,' said Roger Strukhoff, Editorial Director and Group Publisher of SYS-CON Media. 'Our readers live and breathe the uniquely compelling vision and potential of the Linux OS in part...
The Web content management system (Web CMS) for marketing is now 100 percent compliant with Adobe ColdFusion 8, which means it can take full advantage of all the features and functional benefits of the new, soon-to-be-released ColdFusion 8 server platform. The latest Hot Banana rele...
Like the previous incarnations of, the new AJAX enabled HTML grid allows data to be updated right within the grid. When it is used in edit mode, column values may be edited as needed, and rows may be deleted. Unfortunately, the current implementation of the HTML does not support insert...
Panelists included SOA World Magazine editor-in-chief Sean Rhody (CSC), Open Source Specialist and SYS-CON's Industry Blogger Debbie Moynihan (IONA), Nexaweb's founder and CTO and SYS-CON's Industry Blogger Coach Wei, ColdFusion Developer's Journal editor-in-chief Simon Horwith (AboutW...
Panelists included SOA World Magazine editor-in-chief Sean Rhody (CSC), Open Source Specialist and SYS-CON's Industry Blogger Debbie Moynihan (IONA), Nexaweb's founder and CTO and SYS-CON's Industry Blogger Coach Wei, ColdFusion Developer's Journal editor-in-chief Simon Horwith (AboutW...
Until recently, tuning IT application performance has been largely a guessing game. This is both surprising and unacceptable considering the relentless focus IT organizations put on cost-efficiency and productivity. The traditional approaches to database and application tuning that in...
Everyone is excited about ColdFusion 8; the blogs have been buzzing, feedback has been superb, lots of attendees expressed relief and gratitude at seeing such a compelling ColdFusion built in this new Adobe era - no complaints, no negative feedback, just real enthusiasm and excitement....
Since 1998, finalsite has been bringing cutting-edge web design and web software to leading independent schools and organizations around the world. finalsite currently serves nearly 200 independent schools and a total of nearly 500 schools and educational organizations of all types. fi...
On a day when AJAX was pronounced the hottest technology in IT by Gartner, SYS-CON.TV produced a live discussion of Rich Internet Applications and its sister term, AJAX. Of particular interest to the SYS-CON.TV audience were the remarks of Adobe's Mike Potter, who outlined the dynamism...
One of the great things about Flex is that you get to spend most of your time working on the business logic and workflow, and less on the cosmetic aspect. This is because the Flex default's look-and-feel is great! The only problem of course is that most people won't spend much time cus...
Over the past few years it's gotten a lot harder to write ColdFusion code. That's not to say that CFML has changed significantly. You can still write code today that's much the same as what you wrote five years ago or longer. However, with the introduction of CFCs in CFMX, ColdFusion s...
I typically store phone numbers in one field (instead of using a separate field for each part of a phone number). While this usually works quite well, I have discovered that it can cause issues when I want a phone number to display in the same format regardless of how it was originally...
What was originally conceived as a SOA Bloggers Power Panel turned into a wide-ranging discussion that involved numerous front-end, AJAX-based issues, in a dynamic discussion produced by SYS-CON.TV at the Reuters Studio overlooking Times Square in New York.
There have been some comments on other entries here regarding JSON. JSON is a data interchange format, and is primarily used as a way to package data for use with AJAX development. ColdFusion 8 (aka Scorpio) adds support for JSON in several ways.
I plan to post a series of examples demonstrating how to use the new Ajax functionality in ColdFusion 8 (many based on examples used during our recent usergroup tour). The first one I'll start with is the auto-suggest control. Auto-suggest is a modified text input box, one that display...
Many of us have built related select controls, forms with two (or more) drop down controls, where making a change in one control causes the available selections in the related control to change. For example, selecting a category in one control displays category products in a related co...
There are a couple of things to note before we begin. First, HTTP Compression is a great way to speed up your Website and lower bandwidth utilization all at the same time. In this example, your ColdFusion server (6.1 and above) will encode CFML output using GZIP and have the browser de...
COOP seems to rely on a CFC in the same folder as the calling file and with the same name (except the .cfc) extension. John called this a 'coprocessor'. It looked a lot like a page controller to me. I have mixed feelings about this. On one hand, I was unsure of how I felt about introdu...
Today, Virtualization is in the forefront - helping businesses with scalability, security and management of their global IT infrastructure, said Miles Silverman, vice president of sales and marketing at SYS-CON Media. The first annual Virtualization Conference & Expo, together with the...
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of semiconductor-based, high-performance, InfiniBand interconnect products that facilitate data transmission between servers, communications infrastructure equipment, and storage systems. The company's products are an integral part of a total...
ColdFusion MX7 introduced the ability to asynchronously spawn ColdFusion requests using an event gateway. While many take advantage of this capability, it has some significant limitations, the biggest of which is that threads can only be spawned, there is no way to monitor spawned thre...
As both a .NET programmer and ColdFusion developer, I always wondered how I could leverage the world of .NET in ColdFusion. Both platforms come with powerful features and using them together might be a wonderful friendship, if one could only make them cooperate. There are two worlds ou...
We'll duplicate our PHP Web service in ColdFusion now using XMLRPC.CFC to format our XML response and the CFJSON.cfm for our JSON response. This is the ColdFusion equivalent of the PHP Web service we just looked at. It can be accessed in a REST-like manner through the resources URI and...
After a 7 year hiatus, ColdFusion once again has an interactive debugger, and this time it is built on top of Eclipse (and uses the same debugging interface as Flex Builder, and other Eclipse plug-ins). If you are interested in taking the debugger for a spin, here's what you need to kn...
SYS-CON Events (www.sys-con.com) announced today that the SOA World Conference & Expo 2007 East agenda has been expanded to three days, offering seven simultaneous tracks of best SOA, Web Services, Enterprise Open Source, and Virtualization education available anywhere. The conference ...
On May 30, Adobe released the public beta of ColdFusion 8. Although things can change between the public beta and the final release - the features included in CF 8 are unlikely to change between now and the official release, so I thought I'd give a high-level overview of some significa...
As enterprises gain comfort with the principles of service-orientation and begin adopting SOA for large-scale, business-critical applications, they must invariably grapple with the traditional ?ilities? e.g. reliability, scalability, agility, etc. that challenge the architects of deman...
Nitobi (http://www.nitobi.com) has announced it will support the ColdFusion platform in its suite of enterprise AJAX components. The ColdFusion edition of Nitobi Grid and Combobox offers support to newer as well as older versions of Coldfusion. The implementation enables a simple backw...
This is an example that I used when demonstrating ColdFusion 8 .NET integration on the recent usergroup tour, and as requested, I am posting it publicly. GetDriveInfo() returns a query containing specifics about the hard drives on your server, it returns all drives unless an optional d...
The ColdFusion extensions for Eclipse include RDS panels, a Services Browser panel, a CF Log Viewer, RDS support, help, wizards, and of course the interactive debugger. These extensions are available for download along with ColdFusion 8 and will be distributed with the product when it ...
Customers of all sizes have actively participated in the ColdFusion public beta and found the solution offers many compelling reasons to upgrade. 'ColdFusion 8 delivers several enhancements that boost day-to-day productivity,' said Brian Rinaldi, ColdFusion Developer, Distributed Compu...
So what does this have to do with ColdFusion? Well, Jason Delmore mentioned this in passing at cf:Objective (and few picked up on it), but we plan to include Apache Derby in ColdFusion Scorpio. The practical implication of this is that if you have to distribute an app that needs a data...
DataMgr 2.1 is now in beta. Aside from fixing one or two small bugs, nothing has changed from the Alpha release. Take this as a pretty good sign as I changed a fair bit of the inner workings of DataMgr in order to achieve the new features of 2.1. It has been running on several live sit...
Today I'm speaking with Ben Forta, the technical evangelist for Adobe. The first thing I have to ask you is - the acquisition has happened, Adobe is now controlling ColdFusion and has taken over everything that Macromedia was doing, and this is my first chance to really speak with you ...
There are many different frameworks from which to choose. Some are open source and therefore free and some are commercial products, which typically charge for a fee. These commercial products do provide for a free copy for particular users, such as development, not for profit, or perso...
In playing around with the ColdFusion/Flex wizards, I found that Adobe includes a really nice resizeable closeable window. When I get more time, I'll integrate this with my MaximizeRestorePanel class.
The AJAX News and Feed reader is an application written in ColdFusion using ajaxCFC, a free open source ColdFusion/AJAX framework, and a Model-View-Controller design pattern. It contains the basic functionality of taking an unlimited number of RSS 2.0 feeds as input, parsing the XML da...
Over the past year the Dreamweaver product design and development team have been out on the road talking to Web designers and developers (Web pros) about the prospect of using AJAX to build more engaging and interactive Web pages and applications. While many Web pros were excited by wh...
AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) is nothing new. The technologies behind AJAX have been around for quite a while. Jesse James Garrett just gave the amalgamation of XML, DOM, and JavaScript a catchy new name. Many CF developers hear buzzwords like AJAX and Web 2.0 and simply tune ...
A service-oriented architecture isn't much more than a loosely coupled collection of services - often Web services. Services are defined as a unit of work done by a service provider for a service consumer. One of the ways that SOA achieves that loose coupling is by remaining independen...