Comparing Java's MessageDigest To ColdFusion's hash() Function In Lucee CFML

Ben Nadel compares Java's MessageDigest class to ColdFusion's hash() function for hashing compound / composite binary values....

From: Ben Nadel

Using "continue" To Short-Circuit .each() Iteration In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel shares a quirk of the CFML language in which "continue" can be used to short-circuit an .each() iteration function....

From: Ben Nadel

Working Code Podcast - Episode 110: Measuring Impact At Work

Ben Nadel and the crew talk about measuring productivity at work; and, what makes a day good or bad....

From: Ben Nadel

New updates released for Java 8, 11, 17, and 19 as of Jan 17 2023

Here's a heads-up that some will want to hear about: there are new JVM updates released today (Jan 17, 2023) for the current long-term support (LTS) releases of Oracle Java, 8, 11, and 17, as well as the current interim update 19.

From: Charlie Arehart - Server Troubleshooting

Dynamically Instrumenting ColdFusion Component Methods With GetTickCount() To Locate Performance Bottlenecks

Ben Nadel dynamically instruments his ColdFusion component methods with `getTickCount()` calls in order to locate performance bottlenecks....

From: Ben Nadel

Overriding Form Submission Properties Using Button Attributes In Native HTML

Ben Nadel demonstrates that form attributes can be overridden by submit buttons in native HTML....

From: Ben Nadel

CUID2 For ColdFusion / CFML

Ben Nadel shares his ColdFusion port of the CUID2 library, which provides collision-resistant IDs that are optimized for horizontal scaling, security, and performance....

From: Ben Nadel

Testing Performance Overhead Of Creating Java Classes In Lucee CFML

Ben Nadel looks at the performance overhead of calling `createObject("java")` in ColdFusion and is delighted to see there basically isn't one....

From: Ben Nadel

Working Code Podcast - Episode 109: Best Of 2022

Matt Cavender, the Working Code podcast editor, shares his favorite clips from 2022....

From: Ben Nadel

Hotwire Turbo Drive Requires Failed Form Submissions To Return A non-2xx Status Code

Ben Nadel demonstrates that Hotwire Turbo Drive requires non-200 status codes when processing failed form submissions in ColdFusion....

From: Ben Nadel

Happy New Year

Happy New Year Everyone! I started writing this after my first day at work in 2023, and have been tweaking it for the past week.

From: Jeffry Houser's Blog

Code Kata: Recursively Flattening A Deep Array In Lucee CFML

Ben Nadel demonstrates how to flatten a deeply nested array using recursion in ColdFusion...

From: Ben Nadel

Iterating Over Function Arguments Using CFLoop In Lucee CFML

Ben Nadel demonstrates how to use the CFLoop tag to iterate over Function arguments as both Structs and Arrays in ColdFusion....

From: Ben Nadel

Code Kata: Flattening An Array In Lucee CFML

Ben Nadel looks at different ways to flatten an array in ColdFusion....

From: Ben Nadel

CFML Developer Wanted

We're looking for a CFML Developer to help with a new project. It should be pretty steady work for at least the next 3 months, possibly longer if all goes well.

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

Hotwire Turbo Drive Doesn't Work With .cfm Page Extensions

Ben Nadel gets Hotwire Turbo Drive working with ColdFusion .cfm file extensions after switching to .htm and enabling URL rewriting....

From: Ben Nadel

Happy New Year 2023

Happy New Year! I want to take a few minutes and talk about a few of my priorities as we head into the new year.

From: Dan Vega

2022 Reflections

In this article I am going to spend some time reflecting because I believe it's a good reminder of the good and the bad as I began to set some goals for next year.

From: Dan Vega

@angular/Localize already installed, but ng bootstrap says it needs it

While updating Learn With Series for Angular 15 I can across an odd issue.

From: Jeffry Houser's Blog

Showing a Tooltip on a Div with Just CSS

In my previous post I blogged about truncating content in a DIV only using CSS.

From: Jeffry Houser's Blog

Truncating multi-line text in a Div

I've been working on a project where we have a big description field that we want to display to our users.

From: Jeffry Houser's Blog

Calva, Joyride, and Portal

I've mentioned in several posts over the years that I switched my development setup from Emacs to Atom, initially with ProtoREPL and later with Chlorine, and then to VS Code, initially with Clover (a port of Chlorine) and more recently with Calva.

From: Sean Corfield: An Architect's View

Using Volta to Switch between versions of NodeJS

I threw together this video about using Volta with multiple NodeJS projects. This video felt a bit haphazard, as it is still pretty new to me, but I learned a bit while recording it and that is good!

From: Jeffry Houser's Blog

Learning “AWS Backup” Restorations for On-Prem VMWare VMs

CF Webtools has maintained VMWare ESXi guest OS instances, managed by vCenter, for about 7 years.

From: Chris Tierney

Angular 15 is Out

Angular 15 is out.

From: Jeffry Houser's Blog