Several things to consider when applying JVM updates

If you may learn there's a new Java update available, it may well be relatively simple for you to apply that update, but if you're running important applications that rely on Java, it's in your interest to give some consideration to various matters related to doing such an update.

From: Charlie Arehart - Server Troubleshooting

New updates released for Java 8, 11, 17, and 21 as of Jan 16 2024: resources and thoughts

It's that time again: there are new JVM updates released today (Jan 16, 2024) for the current long-term support (LTS) releases of Oracle Java, 8, 11, 17, and 21.

From: Charlie Arehart - Server Troubleshooting

Using Drag/Drop in Alpine.js with PDF Embed

Drag and drop support in JavaScript is probably two to three hundred years old now (plus or minus a few years), but I use it rarely enough such that when I need it, I run over to MDN's article on it as a quick refresher.

From: Raymond Camden

What is Developer Relations and How do you define Developer Advocacy?

In this article, I'll provide an overview of Developer Relations (DevRel) and guide you on how to get started. If you're considering this as a potential career, I hope to inform and inspire you.

From: Dan Vega

Timeboxing Code Execution In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel demonstrates several ways to create an abstraction for timeboxed code execution in ColdFusion....

From: Ben Nadel

Links For You

Hello friends.

From: Raymond Camden

Using Per-Application Mappings To Alias Files In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel demonstrates that per-application mappings in ColdFusion can map directly to files, not just directories....

From: Ben Nadel

Consuming Large Configuration Files Inside A ColdFusion Component

Ben Nadel looks at how to consume large external configuration files inside a ColdFusion component....

From: Ben Nadel

Working Code Podcast - Episode 161: Goals For 2024

Ben Nadel and the crew talk about their goals for 2024. And, invite you to submit suggestions on how the show can be improved....

From: Ben Nadel

Lessons Learned From Sending 7 Million Emails In 5 Days Using ColdFusion

Ben Nadel shares everything he learned after sending 7 million emails over 5 days using ColdFusion....

From: Ben Nadel

Using Cloudflare Turnstile reCAPTCHA-Alternative In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel looks at using Cloudflare Turnstile in ColdFusion as a CAPTCHA alternative....

From: Ben Nadel

Using AI and PDF Services to Automate Document Summaries

I first discovered Diffbot way back in 2021 when I built a demo of their APIs for the Adobe Developer blog ("Natural Language Processing, Adobe PDF Extract, and Deep PDF Intelligence").

From: Raymond Camden

Follow-Up On Error Handling During Async Iteration In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel continues to explore error handling during async iteration in ColdFusion. It seems that Adobe ColdFusion 2023 and Lucee CFML 6 have different behaviors....

From: Ben Nadel

Proof Of Concept: CFHttp With A Retry Policy In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel explores the notion of a Retry Policy for CFHttp requests in ColdFusion....

From: Ben Nadel

Considering The Ergonomics Of Tags And Objects In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel considers the ergonomics of Tag and Object APIs in ColdFusion....

From: Ben Nadel

Function Calling and GenAI

I love when I work on one demo, hit an issue, discover something else and get joyfully distracted into learning something completely different.

From: Raymond Camden

Working Code Podcast - Episode 160: Design Systems And Coding Philosophy

Ben Nadel and the crew talk about design systems, programming philosophy, and the notion of an Overview Effect in the history of computing....

From: Ben Nadel

The Return of the Comment(s)

In the twenty plus years this blog has been around, I've had various different comment systems.

From: Raymond Camden

Happy New Year 2024

In this article I will take a look at some goals and things I want to focus on in the new year.

From: Dan Vega

My 2023

Happy New Year (well almost) my fabulous readers.

From: Raymond Camden