Working Code Podcast - Episode 137: The Grug Brained Developer

Ben Nadel and the crew have fun reading and reviewing "The Grug Brained Developer", a humorous look at software development foibles....

From: Ben Nadel

Styling Ionic Components in Angular with CSS Variables

I've been playing around with Ionic and Angular, and thought I'd share some experiences I had while trying to apply custom styles to Ionic Components. This one experiments with using CSS Variables to apply the styles:

From: Jeffry Houser's Blog

Delighted to be speaking again at Adobe ColdFusion Summit 2023

I'm delighted to announce that I've been selected to speak again (for the 11th straight year) at the upcoming Adobe CF Summit conference, to be held in Las Vegas October 2-3.

From: Charlie Arehart - Server Troubleshooting

cfscript cf*() functions are Custom Tags

I found an interesting discussion between the community and Adobe today regarding early cfscript functionality for tags.

From: Chris Tierney

Problem downloading and installing CF updates via the CF Admin after Jul 2023 JVM update

Beware: if you update ColdFusion to use the latest JVM updates (released July 18, 2023), you will find that you can no longer use the CF Administrator to download CF updates.

From: Charlie Arehart - Server Troubleshooting

A third Priority 1 CF security update has been released, Jul 19 2023

Just days after two P1 CF security updates were released on Jul 11 and 14, Adobe has released yet another on Jul 19.

From: Charlie Arehart - Server Troubleshooting

Working Code Podcast - Episode 136: Do Words Matter?

Ben Nadel and the crew talk about the power of words and how having a shared understanding can make communication much easier....

From: Ben Nadel

Spread Operator Cannot Replace Struct-Based argumentCollection In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel demonstrates that the spread operator does not play nicely with named argument invocation of methods in ColdFusion....

From: Ben Nadel

MDN Ads are actually really nice

Embedded advertisements get a bad rap.

From: Michael Walter Van Der Velden

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 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

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