Matt Gifford aka coldfumonkeh | Consultant Developer
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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...

Aug 22, 2010

.net Magazine Awards 2010 Judge

A very exciting year indeed so far, and with thanks to the guys at .net magazine it keeps getting better.

I have been asked to join the judging panel for the 2010 .net magazine awards, which is a fantastic opportunity. The Read Article

Aug 18, 2010

Guardian Open API CFC Wrapper

Way back in March 2009, I released a ColdFusion component wrapper to interact with the (then in Alpha/Beta stages) Guardian OpenAPI to access content from the Guardian.

Sadly, I negated to follow up the initial release of the code and to update the wrapper...

Aug 17, 2010

Updated Bit.ly ColdFusion Wrapper

On 2nd August I released a revised version of my bit.ly ColdFusion CFC Wrapper.

I had received an email from a user of the component who was having trouble with certain errors being returned from various calls to the API.

After a little investigation, I discovered...