Matt Gifford aka coldfumonkeh | Consultant Developer
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Oct 17, 2011

Back from MAX - (belated)

This post is a little overdue as I left LA and MAX on 5th October, but I've been enjoying some much needed time off since then.

How was MAX?

Simple answer is "awesome".

Most if not all of you by now should be aware of the major announcements made during the keynote presentations....

Sep 14, 2011

monkeh at Adobe MAX

Adobe MAX is almost upon as and I am gearing up for the trip out to Los Angeles to revel in all things geeky and Adobe-tech. I'm going to be a busy monkeh whilst out there with three sessions, details of which are below.

I'm really looking forward to going out again,...

Aug 24, 2011

Adobe ColdFusion Developer Week

An entire week of free online sessions dedicated to ColdFusion development and general awesomeness. That's right, an entire week!

Adobe have released the details and schedule for the ColdFusion developer week sessions - a series of webinars hosted by seasoned ColdFusion experts and industry leaders. There are a total of eleven...

Aug 17, 2011

Github Post-Receive Custom ColdFusion Hook

I love writing open source ColdFusion apps.. it helps to grow the community, possibly fill some gaps or requirements, and allows me to keep learning and experimenting with code and processes.

All of my open-source releases are pushed to riaforge.org (which should be EVERY...

Aug 1, 2011

How I got started in ColdFusion

This is in response to Steve Bryant's original post and idea.

It always puzzled me how my fellow school leavers and peers knew what they wanted to be when they "grew up". With a world of possibilities out...

Aug 1, 2011

Adobe Edge Public Preview Available Now

Today is an exciting day for anyone wishing to take the leap into HTML5 animations and CSS3 transitions as Adobe have released their interactive tool Edge, now available for public preview via Adobe labs.

Build interactive layouts and animated transitions with ease using the new tool. Free to download and experiment...

Jul 29, 2011

.net Magazine awards 2011

This year sees the return of the .net awards organised by the fantastic .net Magazine.

Now in its 13th year, the awards are now open for public voting. Good news for Adobe, the superb Dreamweaver CS5.5 release has been nominated for Innovation of the Year.

I...

Jul 21, 2011

"How I got started in ColdFusion" day

An important date for everyone's diary - August 1st 2011 - "How I got started in ColdFusion" day.

Steve Bryant has suggested what I think is a fantastic idea, and that is for everyone to write a blog post (or submit as a comment on...

Jul 21, 2011

Farewell 80sFriday

After over two years of weekly collaboration, fun and musical inspiration, this Friday (22nd July) will be the last ever official 80sFriday show on monkehRadio, and indeed the final day of broadcast for monkehRadio.

Where it all began

What started out as two guys sharing a playlist every Friday afternoon quickly turned...

Jul 21, 2011

ColdFusion Meetup 200th Episode

Today sees a momentous milestone in the ColdFusion user group community. The online ColdFusion meetup user group hosted by Charlie Arehart hits its 200th episode and is celebrating with a special event at 12pm US ET today (21st July 2011).

Charlie puts a lot...