Recording posted for my CF Online Summit talk, "Hidden Gems in CF2023"

Last week (Feb 15) I gave the first talk in the annual Adobe ColdFusion Online Summit for CF2024, and the recording of that session has now been posted by the Adobe CF team (as the first of many such recordings to come).

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Casting Java Structs And Arrays To ColdFusion Structs And Arrays

Ben Nadel demonstrates how to cast Java arrays and objects into ColdFusion native arrays and structs....

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Polyfill Form Field Grouping Using Bracket Notation In Adobe ColdFusion

Ben Nadel demonstrates how to polyfill form field grouping via bracket notation in Adobe ColdFusion....

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Working Code Podcast - Episode 165: Agile Methodology With Brian Sadler

Ben Nadel and the crew talk to Brian Sadler about Agile Methodology and how to apply agile best practices at work....

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MVC With and Without a Framework

So you've looked at CF Components, and kind of understand the basics of how they work.

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Conditionally Updating Columns When Using ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE In MySQL

Ben Nadel demonstrates how to conditionally update a column inside an INSERT ... ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE clause in MySQL....

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Comparing Binary Values In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel looks at two different ways to compare binary values (ie, byte arrays) in ColdFusion....

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Working Code Podcast - Episode 164: Potluck

Ben Nadel and the crew talk about a variety of topics including a mini retrospective, solo programming, and the current browser landscape....

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DNS over HTTPS is not what I thought

A few months ago I was on a mission to remove some of the old broken links on my blog.

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Delighted to be speaking at Into the Box 2024, coming to DC in May

I'm delighted to announce that I've been selected to speak at Into the Box 2024, in DC, coming up in May. This will be my 5th time presenting at this wonderful event, going back to my first time in 2017. My talk will be... [More]

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Performance Of Struct vs. Ordered Struct In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel explores the performance characteristics of structs vs. ordered structs in ColdFusion....

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Powering Email Unsubscribe Links Using Signed URLs In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel demonstrates how to use HMAC signatures to power Unsubscribe links in ColdFusion. These links allows users to manage subscription settings without having to login....

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Recording links for my presentations in Jan 2024, Dec 2023

I've done a few online presentations in recent weeks, and while I've done a blog post announcing each when it was upcoming, I was torn about also doing a blog post after each, just to mention their recording URL.

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Converting Strings To Integers Using Hash, HashCode, And CRC-32 In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel considers different ways to map strings onto integers in ColdFusion: hashCode, MD5 hash, and CRC-32....

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Working Code Podcast - Episode 163: Exposing Yourself To New Technology

Ben Nadel and the crew talk about the challenges of learning new technology; and, the disconnect between the demand of learning and the expectation of understanding....

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Presenting "The Many Capabilities of CF Package Management and cfpm", Thurs Jan 25, Online

Do you feel you understand all there is to know about the CF Package Management feature (and cfpm tool), added by Adobe in CF2021? It has far more capabilities than most may realize.

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Always Identify Your Calling Service Within The HTTP Usage Agent Header

Ben Nadel suggests that all calling services be identified in the HTTP User-Agent header; and then, secondarily, in any additional custom HTTP headers....

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