Replacing BugTracer Email Functionality in ColdBox with LogBox Loggers

On April 24, 2012, in ColdFusion, by Anuj Gakhar

ColdBox used to have a BugTracerReport config element which you could configure to send error emails to yourself while showing a user friendly error page to the site users. Not quite sure of the exact version, but I think this feature was deprecated in version 3.1 in favour of the new LogBox which comes built-in […]

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Changing the default URL pattern for REST Services in ColdFusion 10

On February 20, 2012, in ColdFusion, REST, by Anuj Gakhar

In my previous post, I did a very simple REST service using Adobe ColdFusion 10. The way ColdFusion handles REST-enabled services is via a pre-defined Servlet Mapping in web.xml that looks like this :- This Servlet Mapping has a URL Pattern which tells CF that any URL starting with “/rest” is to be treated as […]

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Using REST Services in ColdFusion 10

On February 20, 2012, in ColdFusion, REST, by Anuj Gakhar

ColdFusion 10 went into public beta a couple of days ago and I installed it on a Windows 7 VM, to test it out. There are a LOT of new features in this release and I am sure the next few weeks will be pretty busy in the ColdFusion blogosphere, with posts coming from all […]

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ColdFusion 10 and ColdFusion Builder 2.0.1 Public Beta

On February 18, 2012, in ColdFusion, by Anuj Gakhar

ColdFusion 10 and ColdFusion Builder 2.0.1 beta is out… go get your copy from here :- http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/coldfusion10/ – I am just going to install it in a VM and play around with it over the next few days.. Some of the new features (directly from the Adobe’s site) Unique HTML5 built-in support to deliver richer interfaces without […]

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Railo, ORM and MySQL 5.5.x gotcha

On February 1, 2012, in ColdFusion, Railo, by Anuj Gakhar

I was testing the ORM stuff in the latest version of Railo (3.3.1.000 final) and after setting up the ORM settings in Application.cfc, when I tried to run the code, I could not get Railo to create the database tables, even with dbcreate=”dropcreate”. Here is my code, that was not working :- The above code […]

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A long awaited update on coldfusiondocs.com

On January 30, 2012, in ColdFusion, Javascript, by Anuj Gakhar

I launched coldfusiondocs.com in December, 2007 and back then, it was a Flex based app. I got feedback from several people and everyone liked the app. However, for the past year or so, I have not been able to give it the time and attention that it deserves for several reasons. I have been keeping […]

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Book Review: Railo 3 Beginner’s Guide

On December 20, 2011, in ColdFusion, Railo, Books, by Anuj Gakhar

I am a regular Railo user and use it everyday. I absolutely love the product and CFML in general. So, when this book came out, my first reaction was to ask Packt Publishing for a review copy, which they happily gave to me. I have spent a few hours reading the book already and my […]

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Sending Email with the new SMTP Support for Amazon SES

On December 14, 2011, in ColdFusion, AWS, Railo, by Anuj Gakhar

Amazon recently announced that they have added an SMTP interface to their Simple Email Service. Now, this is pretty cool. This means that we can now use our very own cfmail tag in ColdFusion to send emails using Amazon’s SMTP/SES service. The Simple Email Service allows you to send emails – although you need to […]

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Using ColdBox and LogBox for Error Logging

On December 1, 2011, in ColdFusion, by Anuj Gakhar

If you are a ColdFusion developer and have not used ColdBox yet, well then, I must say you are missing something. Go ahead and try it out. This post won’t make much sense to anyone not familiar with ColdBox. For those who are familiar with ColdBox, I will be including an example of how you […]

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ColdBox Plugin for Amazon SES

On November 30, 2011, in ColdFusion, AWS, by Anuj Gakhar

A few days ago, I wrote an API wrapper for Amazon Simple Email Service. Today, I thought of converting it into a ColdBox Plugin for use within ColdBox apps. I have added the plugin source code to the existing github repository for the project. Feel free to use, test and report any issues (if found).

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