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Sticky CDN - A Content Delivery Network (CDN) For Your Local Development Environment

Jul 31, 2014 1:22 PM
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Ben Nadel presents Sticky CDN - a really light-weight Content Delivery Network, built in ColdFusion, intended for local development environments.... (translate)

Linting your ColdFusion code

Jul 31, 2014 1:21 PM
Rating: (Total Clicks 7)

Earlier this week I discovered a new project on GitHub, CFLint. For my readers who may not be aware, linters are tools that inspect your code for bugs, best practices, and other issues. Numerous different types of linters exist, but as far as I know this is the first one for ColdFusion. It is still a bit rough (in my tests it would routinely have parsing issues on some of my files) but it is a good start and I think it could be a great tool for ColdFusion developers. You can test this yourself on the projects releases page. (translate)

ColdFusion Builder Updated

Jul 24, 2014 11:20 AM
Rating: (Total Clicks 12)

ColdFusion Builder 3 Update 2 has been released. It addresses a series of issues, as defined in this post. The team has also posted some notes on ColdFusion Builder 3 automatic updates notification and installation options. (translate)

ColdFusion Builder 3 automatic updates notification and installation

Jul 23, 2014 7:24 AM
Rating: (Total Clicks 13)

With ColdFusion Builder 3 we have implemented automatic updates feature to be in-line with Eclipse update mechanism.   In case of ColdFusion Builder 3 standalone installation:- With this, if there is any update to ColdFusion Builder 3, you will receive a notification at the bottom right corner of Builder. You can click on that and install the updates. With this mechanism only the changed plugins are pulled and installed on top of your Builder installation. And this is always a cumulative update .i.e Latest update contains all the previous updates as well. If you have just closed the notification without (translate)

ColdFusion Builder 3 Update 2 is released

Jul 22, 2014 1:24 PM
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Update 2 for ColdFusion Builder 3 is released. If you have installed ColdFusion Builder 3, you should get the notification about this update. We have fixed quite a few user reported bugs in this update. Some of the important ones are as follows -  3767783 : Word wrap is now supported in all CFB editors. Option to turn on/off word wrap is in editor preferences. For example, to turn on the word wrap for CFML editors, go to Preferences->ColdFusion->Profiles->Editor and check 'Enable Word Wrap' box. 3760370 : Tab size was ignored. Tab size in CFB editors is now set as (translate)

ColdFusion, isValid, Email and new TLDs

Jul 21, 2014 2:16 PM
Rating: (Total Clicks 16)

A few days ago a user reported an issue with my blog involving the comment form. Apparently he has an email address using one of the new TLDs (top level domains) that are cropping up, specifically "directory." I decided to do some testing to see how well ColdFusion supports these new TLDs. First off, it was a bit difficult to find out what has been added recently, but I did find a Wikipedia page with everything listed: ICANN-era generic top-level domains. I knew new TLDs were coming, but my god, I had no idea how many and how... weird some (translate)

CFFinally Tag Will Execute Even After An Abort In ColdFusion

Jul 20, 2014 7:22 AM
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Ben Nadel checks to make sure that a CFFinally tag will execute even after the CFCatch tag tries to abort the request in ColdFusion.... (translate)

My Theme Song

Jul 18, 2014 9:23 PM
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Normally I just post ColdFusion/Web related posts here… but outside of work I do a lot of “handman” work. Just found my theme song. Thanks Weird Al. (translate)

Idiosyncrasies of using CFContent to send files to the client in ColdFusion

Jul 18, 2014 1:22 PM
Rating: (Total Clicks 18)

I've found some idiosyncrasies in using CFContent to deliver files to the browser with ColdFusion (e.g. shielded downloads), so I thought I would share them here. I have only tested what I'm about to share in ColdFusion 10, but I have no reason to believe that it will be any different with other versions, as it appears to be entirely how things are handled client-side. I can never remember what the appropriate header name is for specifying the file name, so the first thing I did was google for it. That took me to Ben Nadel's blog post on streaming (translate)

ColdFusion 11 – Removing connector residues

Jul 17, 2014 5:33 PM
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This post deals with removing connector residues on web-servers, IIS and Apache, if and when the wsconfig utility is not available for un-configuring existing connector configurations. Connector residues are left behind with incorrect uninstallation of ColdFusion Getting Started servers, or more simply, the ZIP Installers. The right way to get rid of a Getting Started […] (translate)

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