The ColdFusion product team at Macromedia, that since shipping ColdFusion MX
6.1 in the summer of 2003, has been hard at work building the next major
version of CF under the code-name "Blackstone," has been telling developers
what they can expect.
"We are very excited about the new features that we have been able to build
for this release," says the team, "and think that developers will be
They've decided, they say, to share a sneak preview of Blackstone so
developers can begin to think about how it can help them solve their Web
applications challenges in the coming year.
Blackstone has a long list of significant, ground-breaking new features, and
the sneak-peek preview of some of the new features planned for Blackstone
includes an overview of the current use of ColdFusion around the world.
The sneak-peek reveals that Blackstone is going to provide a po... (more)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today introduced the public beta of
Adobe® Digital Editions, a Rich Internet Application (RIA) built from the
ground up for digital publishing. With native support for Adobe Portable
Document Format (PDF) as well as an XHTML-based reflow-centric publication
format, Digital Editions delivers an engaging way to acquire, read, and
manage content, including eBooks, digital magazines, digital newspapers and
other digital publications. Initially available as a free public beta for
Windows®, Digital Editions will support Macintosh systems as a un... (more)
Hot Banana Software, Inc. (www.hotbanana.com), a provider of Web content
management (Web CMS) for marketing, and Connexion Corporate Communications
NV, a European integrator of multilingual Web content management systems
and communication solutions for B2B organizations, has announced that they
have delivered a new intranet project to the European headquarters of
Ingersoll Rand – helping the company to welcome new personnel through a
customized intranet site.
With 10,000 employees across Europe, Ingersoll Rand needed a modern,
easy-to-use tool to inform new staff about th... (more)
CFDynamics, a ColdFusion Web hosting company, has announced their hosting of
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record Event Finder/Builder that will allow
participants to find reading events being held in their communities on the
record-breaking day, September 20.
“We are pleased to be hosting the Event Finder/Builder on
www.readfortherecord.org and wholeheartedly support Jumpstart’s mission
of early childhood education and literacy,” said Jason Egan, vice
president of customer relations for CFDynamics.
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record is a national campaign t... (more)
CFDynamics, a ColdFusion web host, has renewed an agreement with SmarterTools
that will allow them to pass on immediate value to their customers.
When a customers signs up for a dedicated hosting account they will now
receive $750 worth of features including SmarterMail, SmarterStats and
SmarterMail features extensive spam blocking features which provide users
with more time to focus on the important, time-sensitive messages that come
through the mail server. SmarterMail is a scalable and easy to manage mail
server with a richly rendered Webmail Interface, synchroni... (more)