Implicit Structure Notation ColdFusion

coldfusion Implicit Structure Notation was added to ColdFusion 8, this allows you to create a struct on the fly in one line.

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3 New Image Effects for ColdFusion 8

coldfusion Foundeo has released 3 new Image Effects for ColdFusion 8!

The first is sepia tone, you can see an example image to the left. Sepia tone was popular in the 1800's (used to give black and white photos a bit of color), but thanks to modern photoediting technology is making a comeback.

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10 Most Useful Image Functions in ColdFusion 8

coldfusion Last week when I gave my Image Manipulation with ColdFusion 8 presentation at the New York City ColdFusion Users Group, several people asked me to blog this slide.

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Getting EXIF Metadata with ColdFusion 8

coldfusion One example that I've been meaning to post is how to get Image Metadata using the Exchangeable Image File Format or EXIF a using ColdFusion 8. It's actually quite simple, to get a list of all the EXIF tags simply use the ImageGetExifMetaData function.

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CFImage Presentation Outline

coldfusion I gave a presentation on ColdFusion 8's CFIMAGE tag, Image Functions, and Foundeo's CFImage Effects Component yesterday to the Albany, NY CFUG.

I have made the code samples & slides available online.

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Web Services Problems with ColdFusion 8 on a Mac

apple coldfusion java I just got a brand new Mac Pro yesterday - I spent most of yesterday installing stuff, but today I was trying to get a little work done... I ran into a problem when trying to invoke web services on CF8 - it threw the following error:


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CFImage Effects Library for ColdFusion 8

coldfusion I have been very busy today launching the CFImage Effects Component for ColdFusion 8.

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CFThread - Don't Abuse It

coldfusion I love the fact that you can now create threads with CFML in ColdFusion 8, however as Spiderman can tell you with great power comes great responsibility.

Using threads can increase the performance of your application, however using threads can also decrease performance.

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Serializing CFC's in ColdFusion 8

coldfusion java One of the handy new features in ColdFusion 8 is that CFC's are now serializable. There isn't a whole lot of information about this new feature in the docs, but I did some playing around and it does appear that they have used Java's serialization API. This means that you can use java's

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ColdFusion 8 Security Whitepaper

coldfusion Adobe has published a whitepaper called: ColdFusion 8 Product Security Briefing, which outlines the results of an independent security audit from Information Risk Management Plc.

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did you hack my cf?