When SYS-CON Media's sister company, SYS-CON Events, began preparing last
year for this spring's "Web Services Edge" Conference & Expo, one
consideration was paramount: every effort in the nine-month preparation cycle
should be geared toward making it indisputably the world's largest
independent Java, .NET, XML, and Web services event.
That particular mission was accomplished on March 18-20, 2003, at the
centrally located Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts, when Web
Services Edge 2003 East made its mark right from the get-go, with delegates
from a wide variety of companies both technologically and geographically. Not
only had they been attracted by the specific session tracks for Java, .NET,
XML, and Web services, they had also come to take advantage of the all-day
i-technology tutorials, whether it was the Sun Microsystems Java University,
the IBM XM... (more)
The Best of the Year Are Here!
ColdFusion Developer's Journal proudly announces the first ColdFusion
Readers' Choice Awards. It's the first CF program of its kind and we're proud
to be the only publication to present these awards to top corporations. CF
developers and their companies are finally being acknowledged for their
product design and excellence. It is recognition that we at CFDJ feel is long
overdue and well deserved. Needless to say, the competition was heated and
the decisions difficult...and impossible to make without our true barometer
of excellence, our readers. But... (more)
Blue Martini Extensions for Dreamweaver UltraDev
(San Mateo, CA) - Extensions that Blue Martini Software, Inc., is delivering
to Macromedia Dreamweaver UltraDev 4 reportedly enable developers to
integrate the visual authoring power of Dreamweaver UltraDev with the Blue
Martini external customer relationship management (eCRM) application suite.
The new extensions enable developers to visually design JavaServer Pages and
insert or modify objects and method calls for Blue Martini eCRM applications
from within Dreamweaver UltraDev.
Some of the new features: live preview without stagin... (more)
The simplicity, flexibility and processing power of Macromedia's ColdFusion
MX technology, supplied Macromedia solutions distributor Dax Data, made it
ideal for the development of a large call center application at Benefit
Recovery Services (BRS), Johannesburg, South Africa.
Web developer Dawie de Villiers, commissioned to do the job in October 2002,
decided ColdFusion would be perfect because it interfaces between
browser-based applications and the back-end MS SQL databases required. In
addition, he says, once created, systems using ColdFusion are easy to
The call cen... (more)
CFMX 7 New Features
Macromedia (Nasdaq: MACR) today announced the immediate availability of
Macromedia ColdFusion MX 7,
previously code-named "Blackstone," the fastest, easiest way to build and
deploy powerful Internet applications. Developers are already embracing the
latest version of the ColdFusion application server, and are now solving
development challenges with new printable web content, rich forms, more
flexible deployment options, and integrated, structured business reporting.
ColdFusion ... (more)