Musings of a Manchester Drupal guy

Drupal, Open Source, Analytics, Social Media.

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Using Jabber to connect CF to Yahoo! (or AIM or MSN)

Boyzoid's Blog - The ramblings of a self-professed idiot.: "One of the coolest new features of ColdFusion MX 7 is event gateways. Event gateways allow two-way communication with users through channels other than web pages, such as IM or SMS. ColdFusion MX 7 comes with seven pre-configured 'gateway types'. Unfortunately, none of these will allow you to communicate with the bigger IM hosts such as AIM, Yahoo! or MSN. ColdFusion does gives you the ability to add gateway types, but for those of us who are Java-challenged (like myself), this may not be a viable option. I have found another way."

New ColdFusion MX 7 Updater (7.0.1)

Macromedia - ColdFusion TechNote : FAQ about the ColdFusion MX 7 Updater (7.0.1): "In addition to improving the popular Flash forms, cfdocument, cfreport and Report Builder features, the ColdFusion MX 7 Updater adds new support for the Mac OS X platform, and addresses a number of customer-requested issues. The Updater includes all previous ColdFusion MX 7 hot fixes and security patches that have been released to date, eliminating the need to install multiple hot fixes and patches. It includes many fixes that are not available elsewhere. The Updater also includes JRun Updater 5, Verity Server patch level 21, and Apache Axis 1.2.1. Full details are available in the Updater Release Notes ."

Thursday, September 08, 2005

How to ping technorati with coldfusion

This simple code will allow you to use Coldfusion to fire an xmlrpc request to the technorati API.

<cfoutput><?xml version="1.0"?>

<cfhttp method="POST" url="">
<cfhttpparam name="param1" value="#myPackage#" type="xml">

Monday, September 05, 2005

Katrina Survivors - Search Database of Katrina victims

Katrina Survivors - Search Database of Katrina victims: powered by Coldfusion, tell anyone who may know someone who is out there about this site which lists survivors of the Katrina Hurricane.

Thursday, September 01, 2005

Dutch Coldfusion User Group Back

Very good news for the dutch flash, flex, coldfusion people. The mx user group in our Low land is back. A new team of dedicated people started organizing the first meeting of this year, on 21th of september. So, want to know all about the new 8ball or about coldfusion in use with sms

ColdFusion 101: Building a Calendar : Raymond Camden's ColdFusion Blog

ColdFusion 101: Building a Calendar : Raymond Camden's ColdFusion Blog: "Building a calendar in ColdFusion is pretty simple, especially with the handy built-in ColdFusion date functions. In fact, the most difficult part of the entire process is laying out the HTML, as I'll explain later."