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According to the latest monthly figures from the UK Internet services company Netcraft, the number of IP addresses with sites using ColdFusion remains higher than the number of IP addresses using any other technology, including ASP.NET, JSP, and Java Servlets. ASP.NET is emerging as a strong challenger to ColdFusion, however, and has overtaken JSP and Java Servlets. The number of IP addresses found with ASP.NET has shown very strong growth in the past year with a 224% increase from 17,200 to 55,800. Despite being overtaken, though, JSP & Java Servlets is the next fastest growing in percentage terms, with a 56% increase ... (more)

Tech Companies Choose ColdFusion

Just as you can tell a man by the company he keeps, so you can tell a company by whether or not its Web site is built and maintained using ColdFusion. Here is a summary, culled from Ben Forta's invaluable Who's Using ColdFusion? listings, of six leading technology companies who rely in some way, in part or competely, on CF. It's an interesting list. AOL - An AOL Postmaster Guide for Internet Users:  for Internet users experiencing problems sending e-mail to AOL or that are receiving spam e-mail from AOL. Electronic Arts - uses CF to automate the tech support section and miscellan... (more)

Adobe Moves One Step Closer To AIR 1.0

"AIR Beta 3 is an exciting release that takes us one step closer to AIR 1.0," writes Platform Evangelist Kevin Hoyt in a recent commentary on eight changes from AIR Beta 2. "Unlike the myriad of changes introduced in the move from AIR Beta 1 to AIR Beta 2," Hoyt added, "the changes in AIR Beta 3 are far more subtle.' This stability, he noted, indicates the growing maturity of the product. "You can read the release notes of course," wrote Hoyt - a past speaker at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo - in his blog, "but in the progress of updating my forty-plus AIR applications, here are th... (more)

Hotfixes Now Available for ColdFusion and JRun

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in ColdFusion v8.0.1 and earlier versions, and JRun 4.0. Adobe has now patched them with a Security Update released on August 17, 2009. Here are the details, direct from Adobe's own Security Bulletin: "Summary Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in ColdFusion v8.0.1 and earlier versions, and JRun 4.0. These vulnerabilities could lead to the potential compromise of user accounts or the affected system. Affected software versions ColdFusion 8.0.1 and earlier versions JRun 4.0 Solution Adobe recommends affected ColdFusion and JRun... (more)

FuseTalk E-mail List Synch Module Joins Forums and E-Mail Lists into One Seamless Resource

(May 28, 2002) - e-Zone Media Inc. has introduced FuseTalk E-mail List Synch Module, a new tool to synchronize FuseTalk discussion forums with e-mailing lists to create a powerful integrated way of communication. The new Module automatically posts e-mails sent to e-mail subscribers on the forums so that forum users can receive the same information. Administrators can choose to have selected posts or threads automatically turned into an e-mail that can be sent to the e-mail subscriber community. The FuseTalk E-mail List Synch Module allows mailing list users and FuseTalk discussion... (more)