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)
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)
(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)
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)
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)