Adding Chrome Custom Search for CFDocs

coldfusion I read some complaints recently that the new Adobe documentation site is not friendly with a chrome custom search engine (because the URIs are different based on what the tag/function starts with).

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Minor Update

java As you may know I run a few doc shortcut sites, for CFML has been going quite well since publishing the source on github with a bunch of community contributions.

The other site I use alot is, I recently updated it to point to Java SE Version 8, and JEE Version 7.

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CFDocs site now Open Source

coldfusion You may be aware that I've run a site for quick access to the CFML documentation since 2004 called My goal for this site has always been to get to the documentation you need as fast as possible.

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web I have just launched another documentation shortcut site, this time for CSS: It allows you to get to CSS documentation from the url, for instance type in: to go to the W3C documentation for the text-decoration property.

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MySQL Command Line Help

databases I tend to use MySQL from the interactive command line shell quite a bit (SSH to your db server and type the command mysql to start). I noticed today that there is a pretty extensive built in help system in this command.

This entry was: back up and running

coldfusion Several people have emailed to tell me that was down. I have moved it to a different server, and it is now back up and running.

If it's still not working for you give the DNS some time to propagate.

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DocBook vs Apache Forrest

books java misc I've spent the last few hours looking at DocBook, and Apache Forrest two XML documentation frameworks. Basically what these two frameworks let you accomplish is seperate your documentation content from your documentation layout, and display format.

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ColdFusion 7 Tags and Functions added to

coldfusion I have added support for new functions and tags in ColdFusion MX 7.0 to the site, as well as multiple version support. So now if you want cfdocs.

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Bookmarklets and Search Plugins for

coldfusion java Many people have been posting bookmarklets for searching, and some have asked about a Mozilla/Firefox search plugin. So I though I would create a bookmarklets, and mozilla search plugins page.

This page has bookmarklets that work in IE, Mozilla, FireFox, and Safari.

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java I am launching today! The site is strikingly similar to my site for CFML, but just as useful.

The site is basically a URL shortcut to java documentation, for example if you want the documentation for the String class, simply type:

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New Service - - Fast access to CF docs

coldfusion I just launched a new service at - the site allows you to type in a ColdFusion function name or tag name directly in the url to goto the documentation, for example: will take you to the Macromedia Live documentation for cfchart. This is equivalent to the way php.

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did you hack my cf?