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Despite the rapid growth of new programming languages and platforms, PHP continues to be a stable workforce that powers much of the web. More than 82 percent of the internet is powered with server-side programming apps using PHP — more than ASP.NET, Java, and ColdFusion. For a while, i...
Using tags to organize and label all the monitored components in your environment is a great way to filter server-side services for purposes of developing component-specific dashboard charts and assigning responsibility to specific team members or groups. However, managing and applying...
Think back to the hazy days of early web-page development on the Internet. You saw many pages hand-coded in HTML — dynamic pages that could produce and display different content to customize a visitor’s experience were just a dream in a programmer’s eye. Then the firs...
When I read the Programming iOS 5 version of this book about 2 years ago I started my review off with the paragraph below.A little background so you know what type of experience I have. I have been a Microsoft .NET architect and developer since the first beta release. Before that C, C+...
By Ryan KamauffHere are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Hackers go phishing with Obamacare – It is possible that using the new HealthCare.gov site will open up users to more vulnerabilities and more. Because users are likely to be confused by the new system, they are m...
In fact after having been acquired by SAP, I have not looked at this Sybase product. Here are the links to my previous SQL Anywhere articles. Looks like SQL Anywhere 10 was the last version I looked at. Here is a list of articles I wrote on the older versions. It is possible some link...
In fact after having been acquired by SAP, I have not looked at this Sybase product. Here are the links to my previous SQL Anywhere articles. Looks like SQL Anywhere 10 was the last version I looked at
Although I started with ColdFusion for application development, I did plenty brochureware sites with HTML. I believe the version was HTML 2.0 for IE 2.0. I lived in the browser world for years doing ColdFusion, ASP, and HTML sites. When winforms and Smart Client with web services emerg...
When you are hiring a third party web developer you need to consider several things so I’ve attempted to prioritize the things you will want to ask in this list. These are in no particular order of importance. The answers … Continue reading →The post Top Web Application Sec...
A little background so you know what type of experience I have. I have been a Microsoft .NET architect and developer since the first beta release. Before that C, C++, ColdFusion, ASP, JavaScript and of course HTML. Being a .NET developer has many advantages, but the one major disadvant...
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Adobe has announced that they made a deal with Google: the new releases of Chrome Web browser will be packaged with the latest version of Flash Player. Even though the only person I know who uses Chrome is my younger son (he just says it's cool), this is an important announcement. W...
Our new book "Enterprise Development with Flex " made the Amazon bestseller's list of ... Java books: See the list here. This list is refreshed every hour so I'm not sure what place you are going to find it at, but at the time of this writing it's #20. Help us to move up the l...
I've been reading a few discussions on how to more effectively manage development of a Flex project. And the reason many are looking for a solution has nothing to do with Flex, per say, but has more to do with the complexity of our development environments. Using the cloud is a popula...
This article offers a solution for handling of null values for numeric data types in Flex/Java projects. Currently, every time there’s a Flex/Java update, we end up replacing the original nulls with zeros when the user didn’t actually change that value. This article ia a silver bullet...
After teaching our popular advanced Flex master class in New York, Boston, Toronto, London, and Moscow, we are hitting the beer capital of the world: Brussels, Belgium. This class is scheduled for the first days of March, and we hope that Flex 4 will be officially released by this date...
There are about 250,000 developers working with Flex and AIR. If you add an army of ActionScript developers, this number will grow substantially. Where do you go if you have a technical issue while developing RIA? As of today, there no one place to ask questions and get answers. A res...
The event is Flex Training for ColdFusion Developers A free full-day, hands-on training session, where attendees can learn how to build their first Flex application using the latest Flash Builder 4 beta software. This training is designed to help experienced ColdFusion developers get s...
Three years ago, I was calculating the cost of attending JavaOne conference. Thanks to the crisis, the conferences got cheaper, but arestill not affordable for many software developers. I’d like to offer you a legal way to get more than 80% off the registration price at Adobe MAX tha...
Watch MAX keynotes, streamed live from Los Angeles-register now. On October 5th and 6th, Adobe MAX Online will feature the keynotes, streamed live, highlighting the newest and most exciting developments in the world of technology. Join 10 minutes early and participate in the backstage ...
Well-known as CEO of Adobe Systems, Chizen transformed the company into one of the world's largest and most diversified software companies in terms of revenue, global reach and breadth of products. During his tenure, Chizen tripled revenue and transformed a company known mainly for its...
I live 11 minutes away from Teterboro Airport in New Jersey. Friday evening I took a Cessna Caravan for a short 45-minute flight to Martha's Vineyard. This was my first trip to the island. I didn't do any research and had false expectations based on my long-time love affair with the is...
First, yes, screen readers can read Flex applications. And yes, its fairly easy. But, I’ll discuss how in a future post. But, if you’d rather send people to your old HTML version of your site when using a read, there is good news. Flash Player has the ability to detect if a screen r...
The Open Ajax Alliance is a standards organization with the mission of ensuring interoperability within Web based Ajaxified applications. One of their standards relates to intercomponent communication - the ability to subscribe and publish messages which can then be picked up by code w...
I must confess I am very new to Ulitzer as an online channel of social communication media. But I am delighted about its raison d'être. However, I cannot help but ask these questions: Is Ulitzer the beginning of a new trend or the ultimate death of journalism? Or is it the glorificatio...
As the line between browser-based and desktop-based applications blurs, and as approaches for abstracting functionality and information from user interfaces develop, other markets will eventually merge with the currently separately identifiable RIA market. Furthermore, as the Internet ...
While many see Microsoft Silverlight as an Adobe Flash killer, I actually think Adobe should rejoice that Microsoft is competing with Adobe on its own turf (i.e., media plug-ins) rather than putting all its energy, as it once did, into Web standards and innovation (IE 5.0 was the most ...
The a4j:region tag in RichFaces is probably one of the most misunderstood tags, but it provides one of the most important features in RichFaces. With it, server-side processing can be limited to only certain designated components. One reason for misunderstanding could be the tag name...
On3 has some excellent ColdFusion Classes scheduled during the next few months to celebrate the grand opening of our new headquarters and training center location on the 16th Street mall in Denver. The new address starting on August 1st will be: Denver Petroleum Building, 110 16th St, ...
Adobe has planned three free online seminars next week that will walk through the new features of Flash Builder 4 and Flash Catalyst. (thanks to Mike Potter for the news) Here's the schedule of the events:
Okay, maybe I do already love the Adobe RIA tools, but… if I didn’t, I’d be smitten with their latest offer to the community. Once again, Adobe is reaching out to the community by giving away free licenses to their RIA development tools. Free Flex Builder licenses to ...
Just wanted to share a reply I made on GetSatisfaction to provide a historical perspective to the question "What really is the future of ColdFusion?". Before you ask what the future holds, its good to look back to see where ColdFusion has been since...
As you have probably heard by now, Adobe announced a number of layoffs yesterday. The layoffs were in response to the global economic downturn, and lower than expected sales of Adobe CS4 (due to the economic situation). You can find the press release for the revised revenue expectation...
Article describing why ColdFusion is a good fit for rich internet applications.
If you are working on an AIR app, and will be attending MAX 2008 this week, make sure to stop by the booth to show us your app. We have a station setup called “Developer Spotlight” where you can come and show your app to AIR Team members and evangelists (as well as ask any ...
Two problems with configuring ColdFusion 8.01 on Mac OS X for startup on system boot when using the the utility {cf_root}/bin/cf-init.sh. The first issue is that cf-init.sh cannot be used again to configure CF for startup on boot after the cf-init.sh script is used to unconfigure the ...
The Eclipse Open Source IDE coupled with the CFML plugin, CFEclipse, has been embraced by the ColdFusion community for years. All of my sites were built with HomeSite and Dreamweaver. I was waiting for a good excuse to start a site from scratch in Eclipse. Three weeks later, I am lovin...
Introduction This is a call to action to everyone building clients, servers and frameworks for rich internet applications (RIAs) to improve the life of RIA developers by improving the debugging of backend services RIAs depend on. Motivation The relationship of an RIA to its backend is ...
I have been working on a little AJAX application using jQuery and ColdFusion using JSON to communicate with the page through components. One of the first things I needed to do was to maximize scroll position of a DIV element each time it was updated. Digging around I finally found what...
I'm glad to announce that I'll be part of the FlexCamp London next week (28th August) as a speaker. The agenda of the event looks damned cool and the speakers are a a warrantee of quality: Andrew Shorten, Mike Jones, Peter Elst and many others. Peter and I will have a speech talking a...