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 So much effort is wasted fixing bugs to maintain backwards compatibility and UI features that are so outdated.…


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…


Determining Directory Size – Updated

Today, I decided that we needed to have visibility of some customer related data and, in particular, the amount of space they are using. After spending about a half hour thinking about it, it became fairly obvious how to do this and then another couple of hours testing a variety of ideas. This is what I have come up with and thought I would share.


ColdFusion Bug States

If you take a look at the ColdFusion Bug Report you will see the following “States”: Deferred Fixed Needs Review Never Fix To Defer To Fix To Test To Track Unverified Withdrawn The states can either have a status of open or closed. Like most large organizations, metrics that can be easily used to show…


CFScript Documentation

Adam Cameron, in a parting shot, has put together a wonder compendium for using cfscript.  He has been a long-time proponent of not using cf tags where it makes sense and this is a wonderful resource for those just delving into script-based CF (I resemble that remark).  The documentation can be found on GitHub

DNS Oddity

I have been away for quite some time for a couple of reasons.  First, and most important, was my vacation (see photo on the home page).  The other was trying to migrate our first production site to ColdFusion 11. The migration process was actually easy, but I took advantage of the improved scripting support and…