Entries Tagged as “creating a website”

Survey on the ColdFusion Summit - a two day ColdFusion Conference from Adobe

January 21, 2013 / Rakshith Naresh

  Adobe ColdFusion | Adobe ColdFusion 10 | Adobe ColdFusion Builder | Announcements | creating a website | productivity | Rapid Application Development | web application development

We announced our plans on a full-fledged ColdFusion conference this year. Here is a follow up survey to capture your inputs and feedback. As always your participation in the survey is highly appreciated. This is also your chance to let Adobe know how you would like to see the new conference on ColdFusion shape up.

Here's the survey link

As you are also aware, due to MAX’s focus on Creative Cloud tools and services, there are no ColdFusion sessions at Adobe MAX this year. The unconferences too are going to be dedicated to those that support the Creative Cloud offering. So it is unlikely that the ColdFusion unconference will happen at MAX this year. But the good news is that we do have an exclusive ColdFusion conference planned. Please participate in the survey and give us your feedback.


ColdFusion: News, Initiatives and Updates from Adobe

December 17, 2012 / Rakshith Naresh

  Adobe ColdFusion | Adobe ColdFusion 10 | Adobe ColdFusion Builder | Announcements | Application Server | ColdFusion | creating a website | e-seminar | productivity | Rapid Application Development | web application development | web programming


This is the season to celebrate and the intent of this post is to share a series of positive news and initiatives from Adobe that we are excited to share with the community.

ColdFusion 10 feedback and ColdFusion Business

We have received positive feedback for ColdFusion 10, and this is also reflected in the way business for ColdFusion has turned up. The business is doing better now than any point in the last few years. This quarter has been ColdFusion’s best since 2008.

This is very encouraging to Adobe and we will continue to make efforts to grow the product. Thanks to you for supporting the product.

Roadmap discussions

We have initiated new roadmap discussions where Senior leadership from Adobe participate in engaging discussions with customers. In these discussions we have received excellent feedback on ColdFusion 10, and our customers also like the future directions that we are taking and look forward to the upcoming versions of ColdFusion.

Cloud Release

As you may be aware, the promised cloud release of ColdFusion on Amazon EC2 has been delayed due to issues with agreements between Adobe and Amazon. We have resolved these issues and we are slated to offer an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) for ColdFusion 10 with flexible hourly pricing.

Shorter Release Cycles

We are looking to reduce the release cycles for ColdFusion to create more impact through new features and functionalities and also make use of the window of opportunity that lies with ever changing space of new and upcoming technologies.

Education Initiatives

During the next year, one of our major efforts designed to grow the size of the community is promoting ColdFusion at various community colleges. Adobe will come up with a detailed semester-long curriculum for server side programming concepts demonstrated through ColdFusion. Instructor guides, quizzes, exams, and software required to teach will all be provided; along with access to a community expert that the instructors or students can interact with. If you have any contacts at colleges near you, please let us know. If you have any other ideas to promote ColdFusion in education, share that with us as well.

ColdFusion Conference from Adobe

Due to MAX’s focus on Creative Cloud tools and services, we are considering a full-fledged ColdFusion conference to be organized by the ColdFusion Business Unit at Adobe. While Adobe will be the primary organizers, we want to maximize community involvement in various aspects such as content selection.

Recharging CF User Groups

We are looking to actively engage with the ColdFusion user groups during the next year. ColdFusion 10 events are already in the works with interested user groups, and more is on the way.

Future Directions

We are also excited about our future releases – Splendor and Dazzle. A high level overview of each is available on our public facing roadmap available here. If you have questioned Adobe’s commitment to the platform, I encourage you to take a look at the roadmap. All of the customers with whom we have discussed the roadmap responded positively and gave promising feedback. Customers are also excited about the directions that we are taking, addressing key technological challenges in upcoming versions. If your organization is keen on participating in a roadmap discussion with the senior leadership from Adobe, let us know!

We look forward to exciting times for ColdFusion.

I will leave you with some of the photographs of the party that the Product Team had to celebrate the quarterly result and the success of ColdFusion 10. Here is the link.

Leave your thoughts and inputs as comments on this post.

Happy holidays everyone and come back for a great 2013 for ColdFusion!


ColdFusion Platform Survey

December 10, 2012 / Rakshith Naresh

  Adobe ColdFusion | Adobe ColdFusion 10 | Announcements | creating a website | productivity | Rapid Application Development | web application | web application development

We have created a survey to capture the platform usage associated with ColdFusion. The results from the survey will guide us in making the right decisions associated with platfrom support in future.

Please take a few minutes to let us know your current choice of platfrom and also your future preferences.

Here's the link for the survey.

ColdFusion 10 Mandatory Update

September 28, 2012 / Rakshith Naresh

  Adobe ColdFusion | Adobe ColdFusion 10 | Announcements | creating a website | Rapid Application Development | web application development | web application security

There is a mandatory update to ColdFusion 10 that all ColdFusion 10 users need to apply on all platforms.

[Update: The mandatory update was refreshed. Take a look at the latest update here ]

You can download the update from here: http://www.adobe.com/support/coldfusion/downloads_updates.html

Detailed instructions on how to apply this update is available in the technote here: http://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/kb/coldfusion-10-mandatory-update.html

You can run the update from the command line either in the GUI or in the silent mode by following the steps outlined here: http://help.adobe.com/en_US/ColdFusion/10.0/Admin/WSe61e35da8d318518-33adffe0134c60cd31c-7ffe.html



All ColdFusion updates are now signed with the new code signing certificate because of a code signing certificate revocation. This mandatory Update ensures that your current installation of ColdFusion 10 is updated with the new code signing certificate. This update is also required for proper functioning of the auto update functionality in ColdFusion 10. Adobe strongly recommends that you apply this update.

For more details of the code signing revocation read the KB article here : http://helpx.adobe.com/x-productkb/global/certificate-updates.html





Product Roadmap for ColdFusion

August 13, 2012 / Rakshith Naresh

  Adobe ColdFusion | Announcements | Application Server | creating a website | Rapid Application Development | scripting language | web application development | web programming

Here is the public facing roadmap for the next two major versions of ColdFusion. As with any other product roadmap, The details listed in it are high level themes/directions that are being considered for the future releases and it is not possible to provide more details about individual items at this time.

The intended future features/directions described in this document are under consideration by Adobe Systems and are not commitments for future products, technologies, or services. The roadmap is subject to change at Adobe Systems’ sole discretion and Adobe Systems does not guarantee the features or release dates. 

This roadmap will also be available on the product website soon for download.

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