Matt Gifford aka coldfumonkeh | Consultant Developer
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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...

Aug 12, 2010

Sexy-fi your login forms

I've been looking into some UX issues this week, and various other front end components to make a client's site more aesthetically pleasing, which is always fun.

Now, I won't lie.. I also use Wordpress as a blogging platform.. yeah yeah, a ColdFusion developer using a PHP application. The truth is,...

Aug 10, 2010

ColdFusion Hotfix

A new ColdFusion Hotfix has been released, which is applicable to ColdFusion 8.0, 8.0.1, 9.0, 9.0.1 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX.

The update itself resolves an issue with a possible directory traversal vulnerability.

Get more details about this important update here: Read Article

Jul 21, 2010

The ColdFusion Playlist

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Jul 20, 2010

Detecting Network Connectivity in Flex AIR applications

Detecting network connectivity is a crucial part of AIR application development.

If you're releasing or developing AIR applications that require an internet connection, you want to ensure that you have the connectivity before you start running your 'online code' to trap any possible errors that may occur from lack of connection...

Jul 16, 2010

If ColdFusion was a song...?

It's Friday, which means the end of the week.. time to kick up the feet and enjoy your weekend (unless you work the weekend, then you have my sympathies)

It's monkehTime again, and another chance to win a super-sweet "ColdFusion Dude" t shirt.

To be in for a chance to win, simply...

Jul 15, 2010

ColdFusion CFCs and Flash Builder 4

Following on from the cfmeetup presentation last week on "Getting Started with Adobe AIR", I received some requests to share the code used in the example applications.

In this post, you will find not only the source code to connect a Flash Builder 4 application to a remote ColdFusion component, but...

Jul 7, 2010

set your mood

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