Matt Gifford aka coldfumonkeh | Consultant Developer
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CFML Badges

Nov 26, 2019

A few years ago I forked an open-source project called For The Badge which provides funny and sometimes useful status badges for README files and documentation.

I initially forked it so that I could add a few CFML-related badges into it, but the PR process was long and I realised that I had a number of badges that would need to be approved.

So instead I cloned a copy of the repository and turned it into a CFML-specific badge site, with some general web development badges still included.

I realised last week that I never blogged about it (my blog was down) and I only tweeted about it a few times, so I thought I’d fix that and have something solid written up on the blog about it.

Introducing CFML Badges

The badge site is available at https://cfmlbadges.monkehworks.com and from there you can view and filter all of the available badges you can currently add to your documentation.

I find the compatibility badges very useful at the top of README files so users know which CFML engines and versions support the code in question:

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I use them in all of my current CFML repositories when I release something or eventually get around to updating other code.

I have a few personal favourites on there, and some bring back memories of past times with the CFML development community.

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cfmlbadges

Because he’s helped me out this week, one for Brad Wood was added:

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as well as a new one for the Modernize or Die podcast:

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If anyone has any suggestions for CFML badges they would like available on the site, please let me know in the comments and I’ll see if I can get them added.


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