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Articles 1-10 of 12 was built on ColdFusion Sun, Jun 15, 2014 I'm sure most developers have run into by now, but for those who haven't, it is a great tool for reviewing and collaborating on design ideas with your web design clients. Today, I just discovered that Ben Nadel, a big ColdFusion voic... Read More

Using scrypt hashing with Coldfusion or Railo Sun, Nov 10, 2013 To aid others in implementing scrypt using Coldfusion or Railo, I wanted to make a quick post to give you the short possible example of how it can be done.   Here is the Java source:   You can find... Read More

Migrating multi-site shared database data between servers is now easier with Jetendo CMS Fri, Jul 12, 2013 Most web applications are built with database tables that have a single auto incrementing integer for the primary key.  This gives great performance and it's very easy to do with MySQL since it's just a checkbox option in most MySQL admin apps.... Read More

Preventing SQL Injection attacks in my CFML application with db-dot-cfc Sat, May 25, 2013 Preventing SQL injection attacks against the database is often something that is easy to know how to do as a developer, but also something you have to discipline yourself and other developers on your team to do consistently all the time. I often am i... Read More

Incredible Railo application start-up performance boost using ObjectLoad/ObjectSave to persist shared memory scopes Mon, May 20, 2013 This article describes in technical detail how I made my app start-up 10 times faster and persist/restore memory based session data using Railo 4. Storing scope data on disk Today, I was able to write a simple shell script that calls a script via a... Read More

CSS sprite map automation is now released as open source Mon, May 13, 2013 Being able to generate a sprite map of all the non-repeating images used in your CSS files can help cut down on the number of requests to load your web site.  This optimization technique has been used on many high profile web sites, including Fa... Read More

My first open source project is born: db-dot-cfc Sat, May 11, 2013 I have finally published some of my work online as a free open source project.  This first project is called db-dot-cfc and it can be found on right now. I also spent a few days building an exc... Read More

PHP vs CFML Code Comparison Study: web server directory browsing Fri, May 03, 2013 Adam Cameron's ColdFusion blog had a post on his learning PHP and he wrote some CFML which was a bit verbose.  I wanted to show that CFML is almost always less verbose then the equivalent PHP.  Adam's post: http://adamcameroncoldfusion.blo... Read More

New and cfimport are slower then createobject? Tue, Apr 23, 2013 ColdFusion 10 and Railo 4 added support for the "new" operator which can be used in conjunction with <cfimport> to allow an alternative form of object creation then using createobject().   Today, I noticed the Adobe docs claim that using... Read More

Pros and Cons of CFML vs PHP and other languages Wed, Apr 17, 2013 It seems like the world is getting more diverse and specialized as we have a variety of choices where there used to be so few for web development. Often, I write about how Railo and CFML benefits me.  This time I'm going to point out some diffe... Read More

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