Apr 30, 2013
PhoneGap Build Config.xml Generator ColdFusion Builder Extension
This is a post that I started writing in October 2012 (around the time when this project was officially released into the great wide open), but alas it's taken me this long to complete it. Yes, I've been busy.
I build PhoneGap applications - I love it, and have even written...
Apr 24, 2013
Set Java 7 as default JVM on Mac OSX Mountain Lion
I recently had an issue where an application I wanted to run on Mountain Lion needed Java 7 as the default JVM on the machine. The install for the app in question worked without errors, but the issue was highlighted when trying to run the app.
Here's how I fixed the...
Mar 27, 2013
Win a free conference pass to cf.Objective() 2013!
It has been a while since I've held a monkehTime competition or giveaway so it's time I started again, and this is a BIG one!
I have one conference pass to this year's cf.Objective() conference in Bloomington, MN to give away. Yup, that's a free ticket to...
Feb 6, 2013
Using Private Bitbucket Repositories With PhoneGap Build
The PhoneGap Build service has been able to associate an application account with a private Github repository for some time now.
As Github charges for private repositories, moving from a free account to a micro account, it's not always easy (or...
Jan 22, 2013
jQuery Plugin Registry - Your Thoughts
Last week I was asked my opinion by one of the feature writers at .net Magazine about the jQuery Plugin Registry.
Some of my thoughts can be read in the resulting article, available here: http://www.netmagazine.com/news/new-plug-registry-boosts-jquery-132508
What are your thoughts on the jQuery Plugin...
Jan 10, 2013
Speaking at cf.Objective() 2013
I'm happy to say that I'll be speaking at cf.Objective() 2013 this year on two sessions.
This will be my second year speaking at (and attending) cf.Objective(). Last year was amazing, and the only conference I've attended where I wished I was in five rooms at once....
Dec 21, 2012
Formatting Twitter Dates in ColdFusion
A few days ago Adam Tuttle posted a question regarding the formatting of dates returned from the Twitter API. Putting it bluntly, Twitter has screwed around with the date / time string, making it rather difficult to parse using conventional methods. During some research, other languages are also suffering from...
Dec 3, 2012
xui.js for PhoneGap Cookbook Recipes
There is a possibility that the...
Nov 2, 2012
Create the Web Hertfordshire, with Terry Ryan
I'm pleased to announce that the Hertfordshire Adobe User Group, in conjunction with the University of Hertfordshire, are hosting a stage of the Adobe Create the Web tour next Wednesday, 7th November, 2012 at one of the University campus locations in Hatfield,...