Last Updated: 04/19/2012 04:17:00 PM
Who am I?
I am Vice President of IDMI, a software development group of companies that specialize in Internet technologies for the Insurance and Credit card processing industries. ColdFusion, MS SQL developer since 1998. Located in Central Georgia, USA, we have 80+ developers and are continually growing. I am a ColdFusion fanboy, Dr Who nut, DJ Music afficiando and avid beer brewer.
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- May 17, 2013
- cf.Objective() 2013 Day 0 & 1
So this year cf.Objective() is pretty special to me. My first ever ColdFusion conference was the final cfUnited in 2010. I had been a community "lurker" for about 10 years prior to that. After that first ColdFusion conference it re-energized me and I have been actively involved as much as possible. This year at cf.Objective() 2013 I was invited by Jared Rypka-Hauer to be on the Steering Committee and the Content Advisory Board (CAB.) It was a daunting challenge, Bob Silverberg had that job the years prior and always did an excellent job. But with guidance from my fellow CAB members, Dan Wilson, Emily Christensen, Simon "The Face" Free and particularly Jason Dean we managed to line up what we felt was very compelling content. But you know what they say about "the best laid plans" "they Gang aft a-gley An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain" Whatever that means. So how was day 1?Read More
- December 3, 2012
- Wrapping my head around CF 10 Web Sockets
When ColdFusion 10 was in early beta, I was really interested in playing with web sockets. Unfortunately I was only *playing* with them, I didn't have a real world need. So when Ray Camden wrote several demos that showed how web sockets would work, I ran the code, saw that it worked and then moved on to test something else. Long story short, I understood the principles of web sockets, without really know how to write one: till now.Read More
- August 17, 2012
- Convert your Git log to JSON
Some code snippets to convert your git log into a changeLog.Read More
- August 17, 2012
- How I deploy websites using git.
Here is how I deploy my changes to our DEV, Staging & Production webservers using a combination of GIT, batch files, ColdFusion on Windows machines.Read More
- August 16, 2012
- Bolt Talk: Russell Spivey's ColdFusion port of backbone.js
Russell Spivey talks about his ColdFusion ports of backbone.js & underscore.js on Bolt Talks! Short, fast & to the point.Read More
- July 24, 2012
- MVC: The beginning of all learning, starts with saying "I don't know"
I presented the very first presentation of the very first ever ColdBox Developers Week! My topic is basic. Understanding MVC. But is it basic after all?Read More
- May 26, 2012
- cf.Objective(2012) Review
cf.Objective(2012) is in the history books! Here are some highlights.Read More
- May 15, 2012
- ColdFusion 10 EULA Changes
The Devil is in the details isn't it? Did you notice the price increase of ColdFusion 10? That is not the biggest change you should be concerned about, read the fine print in the EULA that defines what a CPU is to truly understand how much more ColdFusion 10 is going to cost you.Read More
- May 14, 2012
- Fishbowl Panel at cf.Objective 2012
Following the success of the fishbowl panel at Adobe Max 2011, I will once again host an open community discussion starting Friday May 18 at 8:00 PM at the cf.Objective Hyatt Regency.Read More