Matt Gifford aka coldfumonkeh | Consultant Developer
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May 28, 2012

Convert LESS CSS files in ColdFusion Builder

At cf.Objective 2012, Nathan Strutz (@nathanstrutz) gave a great presentation entitled "LESS CSS, meet ColdFusion" in which he introduced the concept of creating dynamic stylesheets using the LESS syntax and an overview of...

Feb 17, 2012

ColdFusion Zeus Public Beta Is Out Now

Today is a good day. The ColdFusion product team have been planning, mapping out and working on the next version of ColdFusion (code named Zeus) for months, and today the public beta for CF 10 and the public beta for ColdFusion Builder 2.0.1 have both been released.

Grab your copies now...

Feb 10, 2012

Moving On

It was after much deliberation that I came to the following decision last night. I will be leaving the powerhouse that is Fuzzy Orange to head to pastures new and to experience alternative development roles and technologies.

I have accepted a really exciting position working with...

Jan 30, 2012

Shortened CFML URLs via AlfredApp

Since moving to using a Mac as my primary development machine I've been using the awesome Alfred App to help streamline my tasks, productivity and workflow thanks to the keyboard shortcuts. I find myself using these shortcuts constantly to open files, applications, find files, perform system...

Jan 17, 2012

Official ColdFusion Blog

Adobe have updated the official ColdFusion blog, which you can now find at

Bookmark the page, subscribe to the RSS feed, and stay tuned for up-to-date news from the ColdFusion team.

Nov 22, 2011

monkehTweet release and Twitter update_with_media enhancements

This morning I pushed out the latest release of monkehTweet, the open-source ColdFusion wrapper to interact with the Twitter API.

There are a number of revisions, enhancements and changes to the code and the service layer.

Firstly, and very important for anyone using the older versions of the package - I went...

Nov 22, 2011

Going Social with APIs - Web Designer Magazine Issue 190

Issue 190 of Web Designer magazine is now available in the shops, and the main feature co-written by me discusses social networking APIs and how to integrate them into your sites or applications.

Web Designer Issue 190

In the article I show you how to...

Oct 17, 2011

Back from MAX - (belated)

This post is a little overdue as I left LA and MAX on 5th October, but I've been enjoying some much needed time off since then.

How was MAX?

Simple answer is "awesome".

Most if not all of you by now should be aware of the major announcements made during the keynote presentations....

Sep 14, 2011

monkeh at Adobe MAX

Adobe MAX is almost upon as and I am gearing up for the trip out to Los Angeles to revel in all things geeky and Adobe-tech. I'm going to be a busy monkeh whilst out there with three sessions, details of which are below.

I'm really looking forward to going out again,...

Aug 24, 2011

Adobe ColdFusion Developer Week

An entire week of free online sessions dedicated to ColdFusion development and general awesomeness. That's right, an entire week!

Adobe have released the details and schedule for the ColdFusion developer week sessions - a series of webinars hosted by seasoned ColdFusion experts and industry leaders. There are a total of eleven...