MAX 05 Day 2 Recap

Ok, heres my take on day 2: 9:15am Next Generation ActionScript – Gary Grossman had a great session on whats new in AS3.  Esesntially, Flash Players 8.5 and beyond will contain 2 seperate Virtual Machines one to process AS1/AS2 a seperate one for AS3.  The AS3 VM is built from Continue Reading

MAX 05 Day 1 Recap

The sheer volume of new information which came out of MAX is dumb-founding. Sessions I attended Monday: 8am – RA306W – Flex Frameworks: Cairngorm and More – Cairngorm offers some nice tools for Rapid development, but I was a bit underwhelmed by the lack of content on any other frameworks.  In truth, I already knew Continue Reading

Off to MAX 05

First thing in the morning, my wife, baby and myself will be flying west for MAX.  We’re going to try and enjoy southern California for a few days before the conf. In case you are interested, I’ll be presenting RA301H, a 90 minute hands on session on "Creating Better Performing Continue Reading

Merrimack – ColdFusion 7.0.1 Updater released

The CF7 updater has been released and can be downloaded here: Some new improvements include: Improvements to Flash forms (finally, we can do ActionScript functions), RTF support for cfreport, CFCProxy to let java classes call our CFCs, and much much more. There is also an update to the Report Builder, Continue Reading

CFUnited Day 2

As tends to happen the first time i do any new presentation, I woke up ridiculously early to obsess over the details.  I was up and about by 4am, and wasn’t scheduled to present until 9:30a, so I had lots of time to rehearse, tweak and otherwise muck with it.  Continue Reading

CFUnited Day 1

Lots of excitement at the opening of CFUN 05 (now known as CFUnited).  After surviving a tedious opening video, Michael Smith got the festivities underway.  Early on the speakers were introduced (including yours truly), and gave a quick summation of the sessions they would be giving.  Seems there will be Continue Reading

Greetings from CFUnited 05

I’m down in North Bethesda MD, at the annual CFUnited Conference (formerly known as CFUN), thrown by the folks over at TerraTech.  The sessions start tomorrow, tonight was just about catching up with old friends, meeting new ones, and having a few beers in the process.  Sitting in the Community Lounge, Continue Reading

Powered By Detroit

I’ve just been invited to speak at the New Flash and ColdFusion Conference, Powered By Detroit.  This conference is aimed squarely at folks aiming to build Rich Internet Apps with ColdFusion and Flash.  More Information available at their website.  I believe I’ll be talking specically about Customizing Flex Components with Continue Reading


I’ve been invited back to speak at CFUNITED (known for many years by the abreviated CFUN) down in the DC area late june to early july.  Full details can be found here: This year, I’ll be presenting about Event Gateways in CFMX7.  This would be my 3rd year in Continue Reading

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