Matt Gifford aka coldfumonkeh | Consultant Developer
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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...

Sep 13, 2010

Moving to ColdFusion Builder

Shiny and New

This morning see's the relaunch of the Adobe Developer Connection site, a fantastic site packed with resources and information on the various Adobe products, including ColdFusion (of course).

Adobe Developer Connection

Congratulations to the web...

Sep 13, 2010

monkehTweets ColdFusion Twitter CFC Update

Following on from a change in authentication protocol at Twitter HQ, monkehTweets stopped working at the end of August.

The previous release of monkehTweets used only the Basic Authentication method, which sent the username and password through as a header in the HTTP request for all API calls. Twitter decided to...

Sep 1, 2010

SOTR 2011 Speakers Revealed

The Scotch on the Rocks team have unveiled the list of speakers who will be presenting at SOTR 2011 in Edinburgh on 3-4th March 2011.

The list is incredibly impressive across the board, and these are just the names; just wait until we release...

Aug 31, 2010

ColdFusion 9.0.1 Cumulative Hotfix 1 Released

Adobe have released a ColdFusion 9.0.1 Cumulative Hotfix 1 (CHF1), which address a number of issues.

If you haven't already done so, check out the official hotfix release and update your servers.

Aug 24, 2010

Raise money and win a copy of ColdFusion Builder

For any who have not yet seen, Russ Johnson (@russ_johnson on Twitter) fellow ColdFusion ACP, community member and all-round good-guy is taking up a fantastic personal challenge and raising money for a superb cause at the same time.

Russ will be cycling 150 miles for...

Aug 24, 2010

Permatime API ColdFusion CFC Wrapper

A few days ago I was made aware of the great little site permatime.com

What Time Is It?

A fantastic mini-app, this site is ideal for online meetings or perhaps events that require attendees from across the globe.

By setting the timezone for the event as part of the...

Aug 24, 2010

Adobe AIR Launchpad

Released yesterday on the Adobe Labs site, the Adobe AIR Launchpad application is absolutely fantastic!

An incredibly easy application to use, it is a superb tool for introducing AIR and FLEX development to all, and lets you select on a step-by-step basis which sections of an application you would like to...