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Infographic: What You Didn’t Know About CFML

4 September 2013 - ColdFusion - James Brown - No Comments

Thought this was a pretty good infographic about CFML.  Developers might be shocked if they took a look at ColdFusion 10.  It isn’t the language/platform from the last time you looked at it… Check it out: Infographic: What You Didn’t Know About CFML via Ben Forta  

ColdFusion 10 Update 11 Released

10 July 2013 - ColdFusion - James Brown - No Comments

Yesterday, Adobe released an update to ColdFusion 10 that fixes a large number of issues, including a security hotfix. To read about the fixes and get installation instructions, visit Adobe: http://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-10-update-11.html There was also a security hotfix released for ColdFusion 9, available on Adobe’s security bulletin page: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-19.html Be sure to test the update before […]

Accessing ColdBox Settings in Handlers Using Wirebox

21 August 2012 - ColdFusion - James Brown - No Comments

I saw a post on Twitter today: Augh. How do you access #coldbox settings in the Handler or Model? Googling not helping much. #coldfusion — RobG (@snarfblat) August 21, 2012 If you are using Wirebox, this is very easy. First, create your settings in Coldbox.cfc: Then, in your handler, inject the property using the cfproperty […]

I’m speaking at NCDevCon 2011!

4 August 2011 - ColdFusion, JavaScript - James Brown - No Comments

I am very honored to have been selected to speak at NCDevCon 2011! The event is September 17-18th, 2011. If you’d like to come hear me (or these other great speakers ) be sure not to miss this event. My topic is “Building lightning fast mobile & desktop web applications”. We’ll be exploring different techniques […]

ColdFusion and jQuery – Using AJAX to Call a CFC and Return JSON

29 October 2009 - ColdFusion, JavaScript - James Brown - 2 Comments

I recently had a friend ask me about using jQuery to call a ColdFusion CFC via AJAX and return a value. It is actually quite easy and fun to do. It requires two files to be created. The two filenames I’m using for this example are: index.cfm and myCFC.cfc but you could easily use your […]

CFJS (ColdFusionJavaScript for jQuery) Gives Us Functions We Already Known

1 July 2009 - ColdFusion, JavaScript - James Brown - No Comments

If you aren’t already using CFJS, I would recommend you download this library right away and add it to your repertoire. The library gives us functions such as DateFormat and IsNumeric that we become so reliant on everyday in ColdFusion. Now you can utilize them in JavaScript too! The library requires jQuery and un-minified is […]