Matt Gifford aka coldfumonkeh | Consultant Developer
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Jul 5, 2011

I'm speaking at the ColdFusion Unconference @ Adobe MAX 2011

I'm delighted to announce that I'll be speaking this year at the ColdFusion Unconference at Adobe MAX.

This is my second year in a row both at MAX and speaking at the unconference, and I'm really looking forward to it!

Ray (Camden, who else) recently Read Article

Jun 24, 2011

Adobe Edge for standards-based web animation

A heads up for anyone who has not seen or heard of Adobe Edge yet.

This awesome tool allows you to create smooth transitions for your HTML5/CSS layouts using JSON to control easing and animation.

Check out the preview video for an idea of what...

Jun 23, 2011

Twitter Application Permission Model Changes

A note for all Twitter application developers, including everyone using monkehTweet...

Twitter have made changes to the application permission model which has an impact on what services your application can manage on behalf of the user, with a particular focus of accessing their Direct Messages.

When...

Jun 21, 2011

I'm speaking at Adobe MAX 2011

Now that the session is officially listed on the MAX scheduler, I can now proudly announce that I will be speaking at Adobe MAX 2011 in October.

The session itself is a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) lab session titled " Read Article

Jun 13, 2011

Shareaholic API ColdFusion Wrapper

Crawling through my code library and various directories in ColdFusion Builder earlier today, I stumbled across a project that I had started in January 2011 but had never released (although it was complete).

A few minor tweaks and changes to tidy up some code and prep it for release, please find...

Jun 10, 2011

Cannot load 32-bit SWT libraries on 64-bit JVM

I've been doing a little application maintenance today and restoring my standalone version of ColdFusion Builder 2, making sure it has all of the Eclipse plugins and extras that I use on a daily basis.

I fell foul of a common issue that although I've dealt with before, still took a...

Jun 6, 2011

Adobe MAX 2011 is coming!

Adobe MAX is back!

Opening it's doors once again in Los Angeles between 1st - 5th October 2011, this is going to be a fantastic conference!

The sessions, labs and schedules are still in the process of being finalised and populated, but the schedule is up and registration is now open.

There are...

Jun 1, 2011

The Critters Awards

Wednesday 25th May 2011 saw the inaugural award event from the team at ubelly.com - The Critters!

A fantastic night out, and a really fun awards party complete with karaoke and filled with memetastic awesomeness - real words, not made up at all. The categories and shortlists...

Jun 1, 2011

OAuth: demystified (hopefully) - online presentation

Last month I was all geared up to give my presentation “OAuth: demystified (hopefully)” through the online ColdFusion Meetup user group, and all was going well until a lost net connection marred the presentation with no access to the...

May 19, 2011

Future of Web Design 2011 - Adobe CS 5.5 Prize Winner

At my Future of Web Design presentation in London on Tuesday 17th May, I asked attendees to tweet using the hashtag #DarwinDev to be in with a chance of winning something special.

I ran out of time after the presentation to select the...