Alan Williamson's personal output as a Java Champion, BlueDragon Founder, J2EE Architect,
Large Scale Cloud expert, Author, Speaker, and Internet Guru
OpenBD 2.0.2 has been released to celebrate the coming of a new year. Lots of great new additions to it that will help the CFML develop excel
Sunday, 1 January 2012
Adobe is chipping away at ColdFusion 10 apparently. Is this the last swansong of a dying company? Of course it is. Anyone who thinks otherwise is deluded
Wednesday, 21 December 2011
OpenBD v2.0 is released with over 250+ additions/fixes/improvements. Lots going on with this release.
Friday, 11 November 2011
Use the power of the JQuery like selection and manipulation model at the server side in CFML. CFMAIL gets a new feature to let you catch all outgoing emails.
Saturday, 25 June 2011
OpenBD 2.0 is just around the corner. We've been working hard on the last remaining issues with the Google App Engine integration then we will be blessing it and sending it out in the wild
Tuesday, 26 April 2011
CFML now gets access to log directly down to the core Java Logging framework through the new logger() function. Get contextual logging complete with level attributes.
Sunday, 27 March 2011
Developing CFML web apps for both standard and Google App Engine just got the easiest it ever has. Point'n'click execution with our unique Desktop App.
Tuesday, 1 March 2011
Using MongoDB from within CFML has just got a whole lot easier thanks largely to the efficiency and speed offered by the new 'cfscript lanaguage=java' interface layer in OpenBD
Sunday, 5 December 2010
You can write CFML CFC using tags and cfml-script, but now, you can also write them in Java, straight on the page. Added a whole bunch of extra goodies to the cfscript language="java" support.
Saturday, 6 November 2010
I've updated the core OpenBD CFML CFSCRIPT implementation by adding support for pure Java to be used. If you can hit refresh on a browser then you can do Java development!
Sunday, 24 October 2010
Proud to release the initial version of the CFML Debugger for OpenBD. You will never develop CFML the same again. Easy to install and use you'll be stepping through your CFML code in minutes.
Monday, 22 March 2010
The CFML language was crying out for a specification for a long time, but is it really still relevant? Who gains from it, and who loses from it?
Tuesday, 16 February 2010
Monday, 1 February 2010
Tuesday, 1 December 2009
Thursday, 26 November 2009
Tuesday, 24 November 2009
A revolution has begun, with the introduction of live CFML (JavaDoc like) documentation for OpenBD functions and tags. Never again, will you forget or misuse a function.
Sunday, 15 November 2009
Adobe is killing the CFML language and creating a monster in its place. Enough is enough.
Thursday, 9 July 2009
For many in the CFML world, I am a stranger. I wish to change this. I extend my hand out and introduce myself to the CFML world.
Thursday, 19 June 2008
With the announcement that we are taking BlueDragon J2EE and moving to an open source GPL license, what does this really mean for the CFML developer, the CFML community and the overall web scripting market?
Tuesday, 11 March 2008