Railo vs Lucee the Battle Begins

This morning Adam Cameron posted about Railo’s latest blog post.  In the Railo post, the author called into question the legal aspects of Lucee porting the Railo code base for their use. The launch of Lucee reinvigorated the entire CFML community in a way I haven’t seen since Macromedia launched DevNet, and Ray and Ben…

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An Interesting False Positive or a Bug

Our security group was scanning a new application and complained that /CFIDE/main/ide.cfm was vulnerable to a cross site scripting (XSS) error.  Since the CFIDE folder that is mapped to our websites only includes the ORM and scripts folder, and the hardening guide is followed, I knew something was amiss. After doing some research, I found that…

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Lucee Logo

As most in the CF community have heard, there is a new CFML engine in town and the community is abuzz. I really like the logo they put together, but it is currently not in the available logos, so I put this together until it is officially released.

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ZingChart Update

ZingChart, the charting library that is part of ColdFusion 10 and 11, was recently updated.  Unfortunately, like other 3rd party add-ons, ColdFusion is nowhere near the current version.  As I mentioned in a earlier post, there is a way to take advantage of the updated library if you are willing to relinquish the use of cfchart…

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CF Notifications Update

This morning I added a feature that will now send out Twitter messages when new CF bugs are added.  I am hoping this will get more people involved when new bugs are discovered. If you are wondering why the Twitter updates seem to come in bunches, it is because currently, the Twitter messages are sent…

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ColdFusion Builder Update

In what is by far the most secretive update thus far, there is a new update to ColdFusion Builder 3.  Unfortunately, this cannot be obtained through the updater (not sure if that is going to change), but requires the user to download a new copy from the Adobe website.  Not only does this require you…

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ColdFusion 11 Update 3 (beta)

If you are using ColdFusion 11 you should probably take a look at the blog post from the ColdFusion team about a pre-release version of Update 3.  This is to get community feedback on over 100 fixes that were implemented before going live for production servers.  This really is a change in Adobe’s handling of…

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My Opinion on the Future of CF

Since starting the CF Notification twitter feed, I have begun to pay attention to the bugs that are being reported and it has led me to one conclusion: there needs to be a change of direction for ColdFusion. So much effort is wasted fixing bugs to maintain backwards compatibility and UI features that are so outdated.…

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New Project Skeleton

I am in the process of a complete revamp of the CF Notifications area of the website and thought I would share my basic layout for a website project.  I have done this before, but as I evolved, so has my approach.  I am still not a fan of the popular frameworks, but it is…

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