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October 19, 2014
CF Summit Notes: Monitoring CF: What are my options and why should I?
Monitoring CF: What are my options and why should I? -- Charlie Arehart How do you know which JVM args and server settings are right for YOU? (slides are available at carehart.org) the 3 main monitors CF Enterprise Server Monitor -bu....
October 19, 2014
CF Summit Notes: ColdFusion Internals
CF Summit Notes: ColdFusion Internals (I didn't catch the name of who gave this presentation, which bums me out. Not only because I like to give credit where credit is due, but also because this presentation was one of the Summit highlights for me. I learned a great deal about the in....
October 17, 2014
CF Summit Notes: Software Craftsmanship, Kev McCabe
Software Craftsmanship Kev McCabe Agile development "we adopted Agile and now things will be ok" ...and the Agile transformation began People really started to think about "how quickly can we get stuff done?" The Agile Hangover ....
October 17, 2014
CF Summit Notes: ColdFusion is Racecar Fast, Patrick Quinn
ColdFusion is Racecar Fast, Patrick Quinn (The slide deck for this talk was really great. I'd recommend downloading that as well; There were several slides pertaining to JVM arguments that I didn't have time to make note of, and some other very useful metrics as well.) ....
October 16, 2014
CF Summit Notes: How The Best Get Better, Mark Sanborn
KEYNOTE / General Session: "How the best get better" -- Mark Sanborn Learning is remembering what's important Leadership is about asking the right questions. Not the ability to change, but the ability to change QUICKLY is key. Customer serv....
October 16, 2014
My CF Summit Schedule
Tomorrow is the start of the Adobe CF Summit! Here's where you can find me. If I'm not at one of these locations, check the poker room. :) Thursday – 9:00 – 10:00 General Session "How the Best Get Better" 10:15 – 11....
October 13, 2014
Tuesday at SacInteractive -- Unity3D!
This Tuesday (tomorrow) night at SacInteractive, Jon Nutting will be giving his "Welcome to the World of Interactive 3D Gaming" preso. Details are like so: Welcome to the world of interactive 3D gamin....
September 8, 2014
SacInteractive -- Building 2D Games with Unity3D!
This Tuesday at SacInteractive... Learn the basics of building a 2d game using Unity3D. Jason Faria from OrangeBerger Games will cover basic concepts such as game objects, scenes, collision detection, prefabs, scripting, iAd integration, and more that he used to create the iOS game R....
August 12, 2014
Tonight at SacInteractive - Font Awesome 101
Tonight at SacInteractive, I'll be giving an "Intro to Font Awesome" presentation that looks about like so: Tired of having to make "delete", "edit", "new", "save", "confirm", and "purchase" icons for your clients? In 3 different sizes (desktop, tablet, mobile)? And new versions for each colo....
July 7, 2014
Changes to SacInteractive
Hi everyone, I'd like to tell everyone about some changes coming to SacInteractive (formerly SacCFUG)... After running SacCFUG for a zillion years (and helping me turn it into SacInteractive), Seth has decided to step down fro....
June 9, 2014
SacInteractive: Open Design: Free Open-Source Tools for the Designer
This Tuesday night at SacInteractive, Jon Nutting will be presenting on "Open Design: Free Open-Source Tools for the Designer" The description is like so: ---- Jon Nutting (Ai Instructor & self-proclaimed new-media extraordinaire), will walk you through the process of hi....
May 17, 2014
CF Objective Recap and Highlights
It's Saturday afternoon, I'm at the airport, that must mean CF Objective is officially over. Overall I think the conference was a great success and was run more smoothly than last year (which was the first year at this location). Wifi was excellent throughout the entire conference (both the hotel ....
May 16, 2014
CF Objective Notes - Developing Single Page Apps (SPA) with ColdFusion and Angular
Developing Single Page Apps (SPA) with ColdFusion and Angular Mike Collins Agenda quick understanding of angularJS walkthru key features and main components of an angular JS app learn about CF RESTful svcs w/ angular walk thru a DEMO app
May 16, 2014
CF Objective Notes - Creating Services for Modern Web Applications
Creating Services for Modern Web Applications Mike Nimer in a simpler time, server side rendering request / response model server side rendering is dead (unless you need a static site for search engine spiders) modern web apps single pages a....
May 15, 2014
CF Objective Notes - Javascript: Understanding the Confusing Bits
Javascript: Understanding the Confusing Bits Jason Dean JavaScript is the most confusing thing I've ever tried to learn If you want to advance in JavaScript (beyond jQuery basics) you need to understand the 'weird stuff'. Why things work the way they do. Ca....
May 15, 2014
CF Objective Notes - AngularJS: Getting the UI Sugar without the jQuery Pain
AngularJS: Getting the UI Sugar without the jQuery Pain Sharon DiOrio Can't get around the fact that JavaScript is the only language in the browser, it runs everywhere, so might as well embrace that. Sometimes you need to add Angular into an already existing app.....
May 15, 2014
CF Objective Notes - The JVM is Your Friend
CF Objective Notes - The JVM Is Your Friend Kai Koenig The JVM architecture wanted to build a platform independent runtime client to do that you need a virtual machine First JVM implementations were very simple some limitations Weak Ja....
May 14, 2014
CF Objective Notes - What's a Pull Request? (Contributing to Open Source)
What's a Pull Request? (Contributing to Open Source) Brad Wood What is "Free"? Not all free software is open source not all open source software is free (e.g. linux flavors that pay for support) the license controls what you can/can't do don'....
May 14, 2014
CF Objective Notes - Monitor, Troubleshoot & Protect Your CF/Railo Servers with FusionReactor 5
Monitor, Troubleshoot & Protect Your CF/Railo Servers with FusionReactor 5 Charlie Arehart intro – why I use it ever day and why I think you should use it every day why you would want to move to version 5 (if you're still on 4) Why use FusionReactor....
May 14, 2014
CF Objective Notes - Adobe General Session
CF Objective Notes - Adobe General Session ColdFusion 11 and CF Builder 3 released 3 weeks ago Lots of changes. Challenges Mobile development Device Proliferation – phablets, tablets, different sizes and widths Code Maintenance ....