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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 to encourage hundreds of thousands of children and adults to read the same book, The Story of Ferdinand, on the same day, September 20, 2007. The goal of the campaign is to raise public awareness about the early education gap that exists between income levels. Jumpstart’s campaign will ... (more)

CFDJ News

Conference, February 3 is a one-day ColdFusion conference taking place on February 3, at the DoubleTree Orlando Resort and Conference Center in Orlando, Florida. It's organized by Rae Hanson of OCFUG and Michael Smith of TeraTech, who ran the CFUN-2K conference in Washington, DC , last summer. In addition to keynotes by Steve Drucker, Steve Nelson, and Hal Helms, there will be a Sponsor Exhibit Area and 16 forums throughout the day. The $100 conference fee includes breakfast, lunch, an evening reception, and all conference materials. Register online at www.cfso... (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)

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)

Workaround Issued For Newly-Discovered Vulnerability In ColdFusion 6.1

Although ColdFusion 7.0 is not affected, a vulnerability which if exploited would allow malicious native-code to execute, potentially without a user being aware, has been discovered in the ColdFusion MX 6.1 Updater. Macromedia has issued what is calls "a workaround addressing the problem" and notes that this issue will be fixed in the next updater. The details of the vulnerability are as follows: The ColdFusion MX 6.1 Updater renames the /jrun4/servers/cfusion/cfusion-ear/cfusion-war/WEB-INF/cfclasses directory to cfclasses-backup but does not recreate the ..../cfusion-war/WEB-INF... (more)