Matt Gifford aka coldfumonkeh | Consultant Developer
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Jan 17, 2014

Adobe Magic with Photoshop Perspective Warp

Quick iterations and rapid deployment to the end user  and consumer. This is one of the reasons why I love the Creative Cloud.

At Adobe Max 2013, a truly amazing demo was shown during the sneaks session that...

Jan 10, 2014

Code the web with Brackets - Web Designer Magazine Issue 218

Issue 218 of Web Designer magazine is now available in the shops, in which you will find a five-page tutorial from me on the awesome code editor Brackets.

An editor has to satisfy a number of requirements, namely performance, comfort and suitability for the tasks in...

Jan 7, 2014

Creative Cloud Status Page

A quick post for any Adobe Creative Cloud users. If you ever wanted to check the status of the services available (just in case you were experiencing any temporary issues) you can do that easily.

Visit in your browser to see the...

Dec 16, 2013

Installing Apache Ant on OSX Mavericks for PhoneGap development

I haven't developed any PhoneGap applications on one of my laptops since upgrading it to OSX Mavericks. Earlier this evening I stumbled across a problem when running the following command to run the app against the Android SDK:

phonegap run android

The error is received was:

[phonegap] detecting Android SDK environment...

[phonegap] using the...

Dec 13, 2013

Automate development processes with Grunt.js – Web Designer Magazine Issue 217

Issue 217 of Web Designer magazine is now available in the shops, in which you will find a five-page tutorial from me on automating your development processes with Grunt.js.

Alleviate the stress of repetitive tasks and make the most of development time with the Grunt.js task...

Dec 9, 2013

Adobe MAX 2014

Adobe MAX is back!

The global creative conference is back in Los Angeles between October 4th - 8th 2014.

The collision of 5,000 creative minds over three days. Expect sparks.

If you have never attended MAX before, you really must. It's an amazing event with great content and...

Nov 13, 2013

ColdFusion Security Hotfix

Yesterday (12th November 2013) a new hotfix was released with security updates applicable to ColdFusion versions 10, 9.0.2, 9.0.1 and 9 for Windows, Mac and Linux.

To quote the official bulletin, "this hotfix addresses a reflected cross site scripting vulnerability that could be exploited by...

Nov 12, 2013

Scotch on the Rocks 2014 Session Submissions Open

Scotch on the Rocks, Europe's longest running ColdFusion conference and (I think) one of the best conferences in the EU for web development in general is in full preparation for next year's conference. I'm a little biased as I've been very fortunate to be directly involved with the conference since...

Nov 8, 2013

ColdFusion Builder Linux Support

Many developers have been asking for ColdFusion Builder support for Linux for a long time, and there have been a number of requests to the Adobe forums, bug trackers and support groups for this exact feature since it's initial release.

One ticket on the bugbase reappeared in my inbox yesterday dealing...

Nov 8, 2013

cf.Objective() 2014 Sessions Open For Voting

A quick post.

cf.Objective() (one of the best conferences I have ever been to and spoken at) had a call for speaker submissions, which is now closed.

Love it or hate it, Trello was used to gather the session submissions in a publicly accessible way (I personally think it works quite well...