Matt Gifford aka coldfumonkeh | Consultant Developer
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Dec 7, 2010

ColdFusion Christmas Giveaway

You HAVE to love Christmas. The festive season and the generosity of others. Gifts, chocolates and carols galore..

Fuzzy Orange are stepping in to help make your Christmas even more pleasant and joyous this year, and are giving one lucky entrant the Xmas development package guaranteed to put a smile on...

Nov 29, 2010

ColdFusion OOP Workshop Survey

Following on from the release of my first book Object Orientated Programming in ColdFusion, I have received a lot of enquiries and interest in a workshop / course covering the basics of using OOP within ColdFusion.

As such, there are currently discussions and ideas for a User Group or Workshop tour on...

Nov 17, 2010

Sheffield Adobe User Group

I'm speaking tonight at the Sheffield Adobe User Group (SHAUGUK) meeting, where I'll be bringing with me a whole monkeh-load of ColdFusion love.

I'm looking forward to meeting new people and catching up with some familiar faces. If you're in the Sheffield...

Nov 1, 2010

Updated CFaaS Method Cheat Sheet

I have updated the ColdFusion as a Service method cheat sheet previously posted here to include the additional PDF service functions added with the release of ColdFusion 9.0.1 as well as the inclusion of the upload...

Oct 18, 2010

HTML5 Giveaway Winners

Last week, I held a competition for four lucky people to win a copy of the awesome book "Introducing HTML5".

I have to say that the response was phenomenal, and my Twitter mention column was getting a beating with replies and posts from everyone entering the competition. A massive thank you...

Oct 14, 2010

Object-Oriented Programming in ColdFusion Book OUT NOW

Today is a very exciting day for me - my first book "Object-Oriented Programming in ColdFusion" is out NOW!

Oooooh, exciting!

I know, right?

Gimmee Some Details

Published by Packt Publishing, it is a handy-sized 192 pages or so, and full of ColdFusion OOP goodness.

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Oct 14, 2010

Generate QR Codes with bit.ly ColdFusion Component

This morning I released an updated version of my bit.ly ColdFusion CFC Wrapper, which is now at version 2.0.

The core reason for the update was to provide the new methods now included within the official bit.ly API.

What’s changed?

There are four official new methods that have...

Oct 12, 2010

Introducing HTML5 Book Giveaway

Last week, I posted a review of "Introducing HTML5" by Bruce Lawson and Remy Sharp.

Introducing HTML5 Book Giveaway

With thanks to Bruce, Remy and the publishers, New Riders, I am...

Oct 8, 2010

Introducing HTML5 Book Review

Co-authored by Bruce Lawson (@brucel) and Remy Sharp (@rem), this little gem of a book has been eagerly anticipated by developers and designers alike.

216 pages in length, its...

Sep 17, 2010

Caption Competition

It's Friday (always awesome), and what better way to celebrate than with a competition.

This week's request is nice and easy; in lieu of the fact that Scotch on the Rocks 2011 is rapidly approaching us (although we have to shift through Christmas first.. *sigh*), check out the picture below from...