ColdFusion is a commercial rapid application development platform often used for data driven web sites or intranets.

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Ext 2.0 and ColdFusion

Category: ColdFusion, Sencha

Adobe adding the Ext framework to ColdFusion 8 was a great idea as it allowed CF developers to leverage some of the best UI components out there. The main downside is that it’s using Ext v1.0, two releases past what’s currently available. With Ext 2.0 out and tearing it up, it’s no wonder that CF Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 8:26 am

3.4 rating from 12 votes

Monday, December 10th, 2007

Ext.CFC: Easing Integration with Ext and Adobe ColdFusion

Category: ColdFusion, Sencha

Ext.CFC isn’t about the greenhouse gasses, but instead abstracts out Ext components into the land of CFML: “The Ext library is packed with tons of cool features, but like most CF programmers, I was initially interested in the Grid Panel. The Grid panel is implemented in ColdFusion 8 using the <cfgrid>, <cfgridcolumn>, and <cfgridrow> tags. Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:02 pm

3.7 rating from 43 votes

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

ColdFusion 8 Grid Magic

Category: Adobe, Ajax, ColdFusion

Scott Bennett put up two nice postings which demonstrate how to extend ColdFusion 8’s built-in Grid control. I’ve mentioned before that CF8 uses Ext v1.0 and as such offers a ton of flexibility not generally mentioned in the CF documentation. Grid Validation In his first post, Scott shows how to implement validation of CFGrid data. Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 7:30 am

3.3 rating from 46 votes

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Joe’s Goals Gets a Revamp

Category: Announcements, ColdFusion, Yahoo!

When Ian Smith launched Joe’s Goals back in June, 2006, it was an instant hit due to it’s simplicity, excellent UI, and it’s excelllent ability to handle the task of managing your goals. By leveraging YUI, the FamFamFam icon library and ColdFusion, Ian created one of most recognizable Ajax-based applications out today. Ian just announced Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 6:30 am
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3.4 rating from 31 votes

Saturday, September 8th, 2007

Ajaxian Featured Tutorial: Extending ColdFusion’s Ajax and UI capabilities

Category: Ajax, ColdFusion, Sencha

Now that ColdFusion 8 has a bit of built-in Ajax and UI controls, its time to show CF developers some love by dropping a quick set of tutorials into the hopper for them. Something that a lot of CF developers don’t know is that many of these new UI controls are based on the Ext Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 8:09 pm

3.9 rating from 38 votes

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

Adobe ColdFusion 8 gets into the Ajax game

Category: Adobe, ColdFusion

A lot of folks may not know this but Adobe ColdFusion’s recently released, version 8, has quite a bit of easy-to-use Ajax capabilities under the hood. By leveraging YUI, Ext and Spry and implementing certain functionality from these libraries in a nice wrapper, Adobe has made it fairly easy to build applications that can include Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 6:00 am

3.4 rating from 41 votes

Thursday, December 21st, 2006

JavaScript Variable Dump in Coldfusion

Category: ColdFusion, JavaScript, Library

We don’t mention Coldfusion enough. Sorry guys. Rey Bango told us about a JavaScript version of cfdump: The Dump method is based on one of the tags available in Coldfusion ( <cfdump>) providing the ability to display simple and complex variables in a user friendly way that is perfect for debugging/inspecting data. There is no Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:51 am

4 rating from 51 votes

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006

CFAjax: What it is and How to Use it

Category: Ajax, ColdFusion, Programming, Toolkit

On DevArticles today, there’s a new article posted that looks a a seldom mentioned branch of the Ajax development family tree – ColdFusion integration – and a package that makes it possible, CFAjax. This is for ColdFusion aficionados who want to use Ajax. Ajax is implemented in such a way that ColdFusion method calls on Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:28 am

3.8 rating from 54 votes

Wednesday, November 30th, 2005

Ajaxian Contact Manager Demo

Category: ColdFusion, Examples, Showcase

John Theis has built a demo ajaxian contact manager, using ColdFusionMX and SQL Server. The demo ties Ajax calls to select, insert, update, delete and search, and the widget itself is dragable, and minimizable. The demo comes along with source code for CF heads.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:40 am

4.2 rating from 24 votes

Friday, November 18th, 2005

A Cold Fusion of Ajax

Category: Articles, ColdFusion

Rob Gonda has written a series of Ajax articles in the ColdFusion Developer Journal. He starts at the beginning, with So what is AJAX? and by the end of the article you’ll be able to set up AJAX, a ColdFusion model, make basic calls, and exchange simple data. As the applications grow and become more Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:51 am

3.8 rating from 33 votes