Matt Gifford aka coldfumonkeh | Consultant Developer
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Sep 21, 2009

Future of Web Design 2009

On Monday 14th September 2009 I had the opportunity to present on behalf of Fuzzy Orange at the Glasgow leg of the Future of Web Design tour, covering the awesome topic of ‘Getting Started with Adobe AIR’.

Future of Web Design

Jul 10, 2009

Centaur and Bolt Uncensored

This Monday, 13th July, at 12:00pm US EDT, a special session of the CF Meetup online group will be held.

This session, presented by Terry Ryan, the Platform Evangelist for Adobe ColdFusion, is titled "Centaur and Bolt Uncensored".

The 1-2...

May 26, 2009

Scotch on the Road 2009

Scotch on the Road 2009Scotch on the Road 2009 begins in London on June 1st at the Sway Bar, Great Queen Street, and the three day ColdFusion, Flex and AIR conference promises...

May 20, 2009

CFConversations Podcast #32

The latest CFConversations podcast, courtesy of Brian Meloche, has been posted.

Number 32 is a roundtable discussion recorded on the second night of the cf.Objective() 2009 conference, so for those who missed it this year this is a great...

May 11, 2009

Learning jQuery 1.3 Book Review

jQuery has taken the development world by storm. It has provided an easy to use, yet stunningly powerful JavaScript library available to anyone and everyone.

Learning jQuery 1.3

Now on version 1.3, the project (if it can still be called one) has grown amazingly from...

May 6, 2009

ColdFusion Tutorial - CFML 101

The first in a series of my ColdFusion and CFML tutorials is now available to read on the NetTuts site. ColdFusion is powerful and fun. It's time the rest of the world had a chance to enjoy it as much as CF developers do.

ColdFusion isn't dead. You just need to...

Apr 26, 2009

jQuery UI 1.6 Book Review

I love jQuery. I do. It's ease of use, it's cross-browser compatability, it's increasing level of customisation with user-built plugins (including my awesome gallerificPlus gallery plugin). It really is a fantastic javascript library that no developer should be without.

jQuery...
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Mar 31, 2009

The future of CF and a legendary beard

Yes, bow down and be happy.. this month's meeting of the Coldfusion UK User Group (April 21st) will be a presentation from the legend that is Ben Forta, discussing "A Sneak At ColdFusion's Future, Flex, LCDS and AIR".

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Mar 31, 2009

jQuery GallerificPlus plugin update

Version 0.3 now includes the option for keyboard navigation for the main gallery, as requested by a user.

Further updates and revisions will be coming over the next few months.

Please download the updated plugin from the gallerificPlus projects page.

Mar 10, 2009

Guardian Open Platform API CFC

**UPDATE TWO - a revised post has been made to reflect changes made to the API, and it's been updated (finally): http://www.mattgifford.co.uk/guardianopenapi-upgrade/

**UPDATE - the CFC is now available for download from riaforge project page here: