New updates released for Java 8, 11, 17, and 20 as of Jul 18 2023: resources and thoughts

It's that time again: there are new JVM updates released today (Jul 18, 2023) for the current long-term support (LTS) releases of Oracle Java, 8, 11, and 17, as well as the current interim update 20.

From: Charlie Arehart - Server Troubleshooting

Alpine.js and Form Fields

A few years back, I wrote up a detailed blog post on how Vue.

From: Raymond Camden

Streamline Your Development: Spring Boot with PostgreSQL & pgAdmin in Docker

In a previous blog post we looked at the new Docker Compose feature that was added to Spring Boot 3.

From: Dan Vega

Streamline Your Development: Spring Boot with PostgreSQL & pgAdmin in Docker

In this article you will learn about the new Docker Compose module in Spring Boot 3.1 and how to connect to a Postgres database from your application. You will also learn how to use psql in the shell and pgAdmin to manage your database.

From: Dan Vega

Adobe ColdFusion Elvis Operator Struggles With Nested Array References

Ben Nadel demonstrates that Adobe ColdFusion's Elvis operator / Null Coalescing operator will fail with nested, undefined array indices....

From: Ben Nadel

Links For You

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From: Raymond Camden

deps.edn and monorepos XI (Polylith)

This is part of an ongoing series of blog posts about our ever-evolving use of the Clojure CLI, deps.edn, and Polylith, with our monorepo at World Singles Networks.

From: Sean Corfield: An Architect's View

A second priority 1 CF security update in one week, released Jul 14 2023

Just days after a P1 security update released on Jul 11, Adobe has released yet another on Jul 14.

From: Charlie Arehart - Server Troubleshooting

Are there any serious full-time ColdFusion jobs available?

I saw this question posted on a ColdFusion forum the other day: "Are there any serious, open full-time ColdFusion positions outside government contracts out there? Preferrably WFH.

From: South of Shasta: Software Development, Web Design, Training

Using the Adobe Photoshop API with ColdFusion

So yeah, I used to blog quite a bit on ColdFusion (if you want, you can peruse the three thousand posts here), but it's been a while since I've really written any CFML.

From: Raymond Camden

Styling An Element When An Input's Placeholder Is Being Shown In CSS

Ben Nadel demonstrates how to use the :placeholder-shown CSS pseudo-class to style elements based on the visibility of an input's placeholder pseudo-element....

From: Ben Nadel

Simpler Bootstrap accordions

Vertically collapsing accordion UI components are simple to implement these days using native HTML.

From: cfSimplicity

Spring for GraphQL Schema Mapping Inspection Report

If you have been following this channel, you know that Im am a big fan of GraphQL, especially when paired with Spring. Today, we will delve into some exciting new releases in Spring for GraphQL and share how they can improve your development workflow.

From: Dan Vega

Spring for GraphQL Schema Mapping Inspection Report

Join VMware's Spring Developer Advocate, Dan Vega, as he explores the exciting new releases in Spring for GraphQL. Dive into the enhanced features of the inspection report, walk through how to create a project, and more!

From: Dan Vega

Using PDFs with Algolia and Adobe PDF Extract API

Over two years ago, I wrote an example of how to add PDF search to your Jamstack site, "Using PDFS with the Jamstack - Adding Search with Text Extraction".

From: Raymond Camden

On Returning SQL Queries As Arrays In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel reflects on several months of architecting his ColdFusion data access layer (DAL) to return Arrays (of Structs), not Queries....

From: Ben Nadel

Working Code Podcast - Episode 135: Note To Self

Ben Nadel and the crew talk about a variety of topics that enter Ben's mind....

From: Ben Nadel

P1 security update released today Jul 11 2023 for ColdFusion 2023, 2021, and 2018

Folks using CF2023, 2021, or 2018 will want to know that a Priority 1 security update has been released today affecting all 3 releases, update 1 for CF2023 (its first), update 7 for CF2021, and update 17 for CF2018 (its last).

From: Charlie Arehart - Server Troubleshooting

Presenting "CF Scheduled Tasks: more than you may know, and should" at Hawaii CF Meetup, Jul 28

On Jul 28 at 6pm US Eastern, I'll be offering this talk (online) on the Hawaii ColdFusion Meetup (hosted by John Barrett).

From: Charlie Arehart - Server Troubleshooting