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CaldavCFC - Access and Update Caldav with ColdFusion

If you're looking to do any web dev work with Caldav Calendar Events, you could be running in circles for a while. Classes and components for working with Caldav are often buried inside larger projects and require many other dependencies. Come to find out they're not terribly difficult to work …



Should I Use ColdFusion XML or RegEx

I've been working with xml feeds lately, and I've stumbled across some irritating issues with ColdFusion, or perhaps it all revolves around programmer error.. naa! Things were rolling along smooth with xml. I pull in the feed, XmlParse(), then XmlSearch(). XPath was making life easy. Then comes that overgrown batch …



jQuery Litelighter - Light Weight Syntax Highlighter

Need a super light weight syntax highlighter for jQuery? This is it, jQuery Litelighter. It's extremely small, and very easy to use and extend. It has a fully functional api. It comes with two themes built in, and 4 languages: Javascript, Html, CSS, and Generic C-like syntax for C, C …



Easily Run ColdFusion on Linux, Mac, Windows

Open Blue Dragon has come a long way in a short period of time. They now offer a super fast way to get ColdFusion up and running on pretty much any machine for developement. On top of that it comes with a nice GUI. So how easy is it? Just …



ColdFusion Snippets for Gedit

Its rare that anyone uses Gedit for ColdFusion, but hey, I know one that does! First off I use Gedit because its quick, simple, and super extensible. I work in ColdFusion equally as much as PHP as far as the serverside goes, so I like a pretty consistent environment for …



Format Names in ColdFusion

I thought I would share a quick bit of code to format names in ColdFusion. Simply all this does is capitalize the first letter of each name part, taking into consideration elements such as hyphens, apostrophes, roman numerals, and nicknames: William "Bill" Doe or William (Bill) Doe. <cffunction name …



Remember to Encrypt those CF Cookies

It seems you can never do enough to protect your website. One pointer I thought I'd mention is to remember to not use the default ColdFusion sessions when possible as they do not encrypt session cookies on the client. You can easily change this in the administrator to use UUID …



CF_SQL_DECIMAL Rounding

Unfortunately I had to learn the hard way about the CF_SQL_DECIMAL option of cfqueryparam rounding my decimals off in SQL. I had used it for inserting, then after a while noticed my decimal places were being rounded (3.50 rounds to 4.00) in the database. Come to find out …



jQuery's ColdFusion Extension - CFJS

Well I’ve been playing with jQuery for a little while now and I really like its “query” like abilities to traverse the DOM. It has probably become my favorite javascript library. But I also discovered another project in the making.. CFJS, by Chris Jordan, a project working to implement …