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(September 9, 2002) - Macromedia, Inc. brings the ease and productivity of ColdFusion to the highly scalable, standards-based Java technology architecture with its new Macromedia ColdFusion MX for J2EE Application Servers. Versions of Macromedia ColdFusion MX, the rapid server scripting environment for creating rich Internet applications. have been specifically optimized for IBM WebSphere Application Server, Sun ONE, and Macromedia JRun. Each version is available for immediate download at www.macromedia.com/go/buycfmx/. Macromedia and IBM jointly developed Macromedia ColdFusion MX for IBM WebSphere Application Server, and will work together through joint sales, marketing, and technical support. IBM is the first third-party J2EE platform provider company to resell a version of ColdFusion MX. ColdFusion MX for IBM WebSphere Application Server is available now from Ma... (more)


CORDA Technologies Partners with SunGard (Lindon, UT) - CORDA Technologies Inc. has partnered with SunGard Expert Solutions to embed PopChart Pro charting and graphing software into the SunGard Expert Solutions family of IT solutions for the financial services industry. PopChart Pro creates charts and graphs that enhance the user's ability to understand financial data. Using the pop-up and drill-down functionality, customers can increase their decision-making capacity through clear graphical presentation of the data. www.corda.com www.sungard.com Call for IT World to Aid Businesse... (more)

Boost Your CF Skills at the CF_Underground V Event in Salt Lake City

(October 29, 2003) - Join sponsor CFDJ at the fifth ColdFusion Underground Event, on Monday, November 17 (the day before Macromedia MAX begins) in Salt Lake City, Utah. Learn ColdFusion programming meta tricks to save time and headaches, and network with CF top guns too! The Event runs from 10 am to 5:00 pm, at the Squatters Pub Brewery, in Salt Lake City, just two blocks from the MAX convention center. The $99 registration fee includes the speaker program, a t-shirt, a free drink, lunch, and a reception. Speakers include Simon Horwith, Philipp Cielen, Matt Liotta, and more. To r... (more)

News in Brief: Latest Figures Show ColdFusion Still At the Top

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 i... (more)

ColdFusion Selected for Call Center

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 maintain. The call cen... (more)