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Episode 3.2 - Happy 4th Birthday to the Online CF Meetup

In this episode we discuss the new features of CF Builder 2 and the recent news of a CF Builder Express edition. Adobe also is coming out with a CS5.5 release next month and we review some of the new features it has for RIA developers, and of course, we also talk about the latest news on conferences coming up for this year.

This was recorded on Apr 29, 2011

Size: 50.9MB
Time: 1:46

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Show Notes:

Microsoft has a IE6 countdown
SOTR keynote of next CF release features
CFBuilder 2 Beta
Online CFMeetup recently celebrated 4th birthday, and 184th episode
CFBuilder 2 Express Edition

Rudi Shumpert got an award :) for his podcast Beyond Web Analytics

Flex support for iOS is coming in June
Jesse Warden's Flash Player 11 feature requests
Deepa Subramaniam has a twitter account. She's the Flex SDK Manager


D2WC, July in KC

RIAcon, August in Rockville MD
SlideSix is open sourced
Tips of the show   
Charlie: potential request limits with IIS, and for all CF9 users (IIS and Apache)

CF server uptime
John -
SQL Injection Protection tools for CF -
Barracuda Networks is hacked
Adobe Security Notification Service
Max loyalist discounts

MAX 2011 regular pricing
Changes in the management of CF

Posted on: Apr 30, 2011

Episode 3.1 - The Blair Josh Project

In this episode we review a book called "The Seven languages in seven weeks". We also have a discussion about H1B visas and the lack of good faith recruiting, and also the recent closure of the InsideRIA magazine.

This recording was made on Jan 26, 2011

Size: 18MB
Time: 38 min

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Show Notes:

Seven Languages in Seven Weeks

cfObjective speakers and topics have been posted   

Open cfSummitt reduces their pricing to $30

BlueDragon 7.1.1 released (java editions)
Ben Stucki and Jesse Freeman talking about their consulting business and rates       

Good faith recruiting?

InsideRIA closure   

RIAforge reached 1 million downloads

Free SilverLight training in Atlanta

Tips and Picks of the show?  



Posted on: Feb 9, 2011

Episode 2.12 - Larry will never change

In this episode, we discuss our experiences with Google TV and the 2010 AdobeMax conference. We review Matt Gillford's a new book on Object-Oriented programming in ColdFusion. Flash Player 10.2 is out on Adobe labs and we talk about the features in the runtime. And finally we round up our talk about Apache Software Foundation leaving the JCP and its impact and also the future of Java in the open source community.

This episode's recording was made on Dec 15, 2010

Time: 1:18
Size: 38MB


Voyager 1 leaves the house (solar system)

All Max 2010 recordings now posted

New book, Object-Oriented Programming in ColdFusion, by past CFMeetup speaker Matt Gifford

Charlie's recent CFMyths blog entries

Google TV - Logitech Revue

Air for Blackberry table live casts recorded

Mike Brunt's video on ehcache

Gawker hacked

FMS in the cloud...EC2

Air 2.5.1 update...a slight update later for Mac only

Flash Player 10.2 and version madness

FP 10.2

Swiz 1.0 is here!

Adobe Connect Mobile app update 1.0.5

Connect Mobile for Android

ASF leaving the JCP Exe Committee

CFObjective conference call for speakers

Open CFML conference - Feburary 21 – 23, 2011, Garland, TX

Scotch on the Rocks, March 3-4, Edinburgh Scotland

Skype 5 update dilemma   

Damn you auto correct - funny site


Posted on: Dec 16, 2010

Episode 2.11 - Who's Watching Me

In this Episode, we discuss the recent reversal in Apple's iOS developer guidelines, Adobe's HTML5 updates for Illustrator and Dreamweaver, Google's on going security concerns, and Doug's company, Universal Mind, new iPad/iPhone app called iBrainstorm.

This recording was made on Sept 15, 2010
Time: 1:11

Show Notes:

Motorola ad touts Flash Player 10.1 on Droid 2

CF9 WACK Books

Google Instant
Apple revises their developer guidelines allow flash to iphone converter

Apple says they need no more fart apps

FlexUnit 4.1 RC released       
Google fires employee over privacy issue       
Adobe Delivers HTML5 Pack for Illustrator CS5

Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 HTML5 Pack delivered in Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 11.0.3 updater       
Updated UI for ActionScript 3.0 Reference for the Adobe Flash Platform

The Wilderness Downtown  

Chattanooga claims the fastest internet

Posted on: Sep 16, 2010

Episode 2.10 - She said Yes!

In this episode, we discuss the recent Apple announcements from September 1 regarding iTunes 10, the new iOS and new AppleTV. We also discuss Google killing the Nexus One and their recent net neutrality deal with Verizon. Today, over 850,000 people have top secret security clearance and we discuss the implications of our growing government infrastructure. We also review the latest ColdFusion patches and hotfixes from Adobe. And finally, we wrap up our talk on Josh's recent engagement.

This recording was made on September 1, 2010
Time: 1:44

Show Notes:

New Apple goodies
Google kills the Nexus One

Google - Verizon net neutrality

Top secret clearance and contractors

CF 9 Update 1 (CF 9.0.1)


CF 8/9 Security hotfix - directory traversal patch

CF 9.0.1 CHF

Merlin    Manager

Troubleshooting consultants

Adobe no longer a part of OpenCFML
- Adam's blog
- Matt's blog
- Sean's blog
Conferences: MAX & CF Unconference

CF Server team blogging
Josh got engaged

Posted on: Sep 2, 2010