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Episode 2.8 - The Computer Chronicles

In today’s show we review the latest CF book, a ColdFusion Anthology. We also discuss the news in the mobile market and the new Google TV. Microsoft’s IE browser is losing market share and what that could mean for developers. And finally we reflect on the Computer Chronicles, a TV show we use to watch during the 80s.

This recording was made on June 2, 2010
Time: 1:25
Size: 41MB

Grant Skinner's blue lego fix
Adobe's Content Aware Fill.. huh? GIMP already had it for years


Library of Congress will save tweets
iPad sells reach 1 million - it's now at 2 million
Youtube to let users charge fees
New CF Book - the ColdFusion Anthology
IE losing ground in the browser market
Aaron West flood relief
Android passes iPhone in mobile
BestBuy and others using CF (for a trade-in subsite)
CF not finding datasources after upgrade

cfhttp caching dns info past the ttl
Google admits nexus one sales have failed
CFBuilder 1.0 Updater 1 released
Hotfix for expiring CFForm applet (7, 8, 9)
Google's pac-man game cost 4.8 million hours
FusionAnalytics coming, in private beta. expect to see more about it at CFUnited
Adobe publishes CF 9 lock down whitepaper

Computer Chronicles

Steve Jobs at the D conference

Upcoming Conferences, Jun 19-20; Kansas City, MO

CFUnited, Jul 28-31; Washington, DC area
BR Conference, Aug 19-21; Rio de Janeiro Brazil

ApacheCon, Nov 1-5, Atlanta

Posted on: Jun 3, 2010

Episode 2.7 - cfObjective

In this episode, we report from the cfObjective conference and are joined by Brian Meloche of cfConversations and the CF Jedi Master Ray Camden.

This recording was made on April 23, 2010
Time: 20:40
Size: 9.46MB


CF Jedi Master

Posted on: Apr 27, 2010

Episode 2.6 - John's Security Rant

This is the second part of our earlier 2.5 episode. In this episode, we discuss the upcoming conferences for this year. Charlie talks about the new beta of Fusion Analytics. We also review the recent Supreme Court decision on the FCC suit against Comcast and its affects on net neutrality. And finally we wrap things up with John's latest security rant.

This recording was made on April 7, 2010
Time: 1:10:16
Size: 32.1MB

Upcoming conferences

cf.objective(): John, Josh, and Charlie speaking

CFMeetup this week: Dan Wilson on Model Glue, Marc Esher on CFB/CFE tips

Recent presentations/recordings of the CFMeetup

CF9 Performance Brief

New online training company (CF, Flex, and more)

New CFML docs site (HTML and AIR-based)

FullAsAGoog blog aggregator updated

FusionAnalytics Beta

Ultimate list of CF debugging output template alternatives

The Ultimate Var Scope Resource list

Net neutrality - FCC loses case against Comcast

Posted on: Apr 27, 2010

Episode 2.5 - What's the iPad?

We discuss all the numerous launches this past month including Adobe's new ColdFusion and Flash Builders, the new Flex 4 SDK and a device known as the iPad. We talk about the weak Nexus One and Palm Pre sales and John analyzes the world of technology stocks. Google has yet another marketing mistep, but does end up showing a cool port of Quake to HTML5.

This recording was made on April 7, 2010
Time: 1:01:51
Size: 28.3MB

ColdFusion Builder launched

Flash Builder 4 launched

Flex 4 launched

ColdFusion 9 CHF 1

ColdFusion 8.0.1 CHF 4

CFBuilder DZone Refcard

Merlin Manager Released

Connect Pro Mobile for iPhone

iPad released

Weak Nexus sales

Quake on HTML5

Posted on: Apr 9, 2010

Episode 2.4 - The Skip Intro

In this episode we discuss the evolution of the Flash player and where it appears to be going. We will also review the recent controversy between Apple and Adobe over the Flash Player on Apple mobile devices, and how HTML5 might affect the Flash platform in the future.

This recording was made on Feb 17, 2010
Length: 48:39
Size: 22.2MB

Show Notes:

Steve Job's comment on Flash Player and Adobe

The Open Screen Project


Universal Mind


Atlanta Flash/Flex User Group

Posted on: Feb 18, 2010