We are pleased to bring you ColdFusion Developer Week once again this year from 31st July – 4th August with some great topics. ColdFusion Developer week is a full week of completely FREE webinars (2-a-day) put on by the Adobe team. Register Now at https://cfdevweek.meetus.adobeevents.com/.
We got some great topics from what is planned for the future versions, REST, API manager, Language changes and much more. All the sessions would be held remotely and the recordings would be available later in case you couldn’t make it at the scheduled time. Please try to attend the live sessions as it would be more engaging and you would be able to talk directly to the developers who worked on the features.
The session timings would be 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM Pacific Time, Monday through Friday
Update 1 for ColdFusion 2016 API Manager was released on 9th June 2017.
It also fixes several bugs in security, publisher portal and server core and workflows related to SOAP proxy, Swagger and SOAP to REST. For further details on the new features, the installation instructions and the manual download link refer this technote. For the list of bugs fixed with this update refer this webpage.
To be able to apply this update, ensure that you are using an API Manager installation from the latest API Manager installer. The installer was refreshed on Dec 13, 2016. An API Manager installation that has been installed with the new installer would be on build no. 301768.
Post update installation, the build for the API Manager should change to ColdFusion API Manager 2016,0,1,302960. You can validate this by using the apimanagerinfo (.sh/.bat) utility in <CFAPIM_root>/bin directory.
ColdFusion Builder 2016 Update 4 is now available for download.
The update adds support for ColdFusion Builder plugin installation on Eclipse Neon and fixes 22 other bugs.
The bugs fixed are in areas such as Editor (Dictionary, Code Colorization, Code Folding), Security Code Analyzer and RDS support.
For instructions on how to download and install the update, refer this technote.
For the list of bugs fixed with this update, refer this technote.
To access the update directly from the ColdFusion Builder GUI, ensure that it it configured with one of the following URLs depending on the CF Builder variant in use :
Stand-alone installation of ColdFusion Builder: Click here!
Plug-in installation of ColdFusion Builder: Click here!
If you need to download the update and apply it manually, you can access the update at: Stand-alone Update: Click here! Plugin Update: Click here!
We have updated the Windows 64-bit installer for ColdFusion 2016, to support Microsoft Windows Server 2016. The Add-on services installer and the .NET service installer for ColdFusion 2016 have also been refreshed.
You can access the server installer by clicking on the "free trial" or the "buy now" link in the ColdFusion product page at Adobe.com. You may download the aforementioned additional installers at the ColdFusion support page.
The refreshed installer comes with the Update 3 baked-in. After installing the server, you may bring it up to the current update level, by installing Update 4. You can follow the instructions at this technote to download and install Update 4. If you need any help with installing ColdFusion server you may refer the installation instructions at this technote.
The installers for ColdFusion Builder 2016 and ColdFusion API Manager would soon be refreshed to support Windows Server 2016.
This post is to announce the release of the following ColdFusion updates:
ColdFusion 2016 Update 4
ColdFusion 2016 Update 4 upgrades Tomcat to version 22.214.171.124 and fixes 115 bugs (including 52 external bugs) in areas such as Security, Language, Charting and Performance. This update also addresses vulnerabilities mentioned in the security bulletin APSB17-14. For details and instructions on how to apply this update refer this technote.
ColdFusion 11 Update 12
ColdFusion 11 Update 12 upgrades Tomcat to version 7.0.75. It also addresses vulnerabilities mentioned in the security bulletin APSB17-14 and fixes 59 bugs (including 28 external bugs) related to areas such as AJAX, Charting and Language. For details and instructions on how to apply this update refer this technote.
ColdFusion 10 Update 23
ColdFusion 10 Update 23 upgrades Tomcat version to 7.0.75. This update addresses vulnerabilities mentioned in the security bulletin APSB17-14 and includes a total of 17 bug fixes (including 7 external bugs) related to Language, Charting, Scheduler, Document Management and certain other areas. For details and instructions on how to apply this update refer this technote.
The build number after applying thse updates should be:
2106,0,4,302561 for ColdFusion 2016; 11,0,12,302575 for ColdFusion 11. 10,0,23,302580 for ColdFusion 10.
Support for Windows Server 2016 will be introduced with the refreshed full ColdFusion 2016 server installer which will be made available shortly. Update: The new installer is now available, as of Apr 28.
The core support for ColdFusion 10 effectively ends on May 16, 2017. It will, therefore, receive no further updates. For detailed support timelines, see this EOL matrix.
Just about anyone who’s coordinated snacks for group activity knows what it’s like to see participants either show up with nothing or a lot of the same thing. Such snafus prompted the founders of SignUpGenius to create a better way to organize events. The site www.signupgenius.com offers sign-up creation, group messaging, and administrative tools for free, and a premium version also includes reporting, automation, and advanced admin features.
“The site’s simple and powerful online sign-up forms replace paper sign-up sheets and reply-all emails for hassle-free event coordination,” says Jad Talbert, Vice President of Architecture at SignUpGenius. “With Adobe ColdFusion and a small development team, we build easy-to-use products that help users simplify their busy schedules.”
Since it was launched in 2008, SignUpGenius has added features and improved application performance with Adobe ColdFusion to support processing large volumes of simultaneous sign-ups per second, sending millions of reminder emails per month, and processing large reports for users in real time Besides helping the company’s team of eight full-time developers update features quickly, Adobe ColdFusion supports scalable business flexibility.
A multi-instance deployment lets SignUpGenius triple online traffic to each of its servers, which makes it easier for the company to handle busy times and keep applications running smoothly for users. The company is also evaluating the new ColdFusion feature that allows session sharing across servers to improve load balancing. https://adobe.ly/2neByxy
I made a post last week regarding this and now would like to pass this on to wider audience, as well.
The “Core Support” for ColdFusion 10 ends on May 16, 2017. That means, no more Security patches/updates by Adobe for this version of ColdFusion after mid of May 2017. The detailed timelines are mentioned here in the EOL Matrix.
What is Core Support then? Core support is the time frame wherein the product and the support programs are available. This provides, five years of product support from the general availability date of a product.
General availability is the date when the product and the support programs are announced and available for purchase.
Extended support provides an additional two years of Platinum Maintenance and Support services after the end of Core Support. Extended Maintenance and Support provides the extra time you may need, to plan your migration to Adobe’s latest technology. Here is the source.
So, if you are on version 10 or prior then, its the correct time for you to upgrade. This will ensure your eligibility of getting Security updates and patches timely from Adobe, for the supported versions of ColdFusion, as and when released.
Come join the Adobe team as we begin the year with a series of events on the East Coast! Breakfast will be provided, and you'll hear about the latest roadmap and direction of Adobe ColdFusion along with more detailed plans over then next couple of years.
The events will be held from 8:00am to 11:00am at hotels in the following locations.
This post is to announce the release of ColdFusion 11 Update 11 and ColdFusion 10 Update 22.
Update 11 and Update 22 fix approximately 164 and 45 bugs respectively. For the list of bugs fixed in these updates, refer the following documents: Bugs fixed with Update 11 Bugs fixed with Update 22
Follow the steps below to apply the updates:
Navigate to ColdFusion Administrator -> Server Updates -> Updates.
Switch to the "Settings" tab.
Ensure that the update site URL is set to the right value by clicking on the "Restore Default URL" button.
Click on "Submit changes" to save your changes.
Switch to "Available Updates" tab. Click on "Check for Updates".
"ColdFusion 11 Update 11" or "ColdFusion 10 Update 22" should be listed under the "Available updates" tab.
Click on the "Download and Install" button to install the update.
Refer the following technotes for instructions and other details related to the updates:
To run the downloaded jar, execute the following command: java -jar <jar-file-dir>/hotfix_0xx.jar
You should use the JRE used by ColdFusion for running the update jar (for standalone CF, it should be <cf_root>/jre/bin)
For further details on the manual application of the updater follow this help article.
The build number after applying this update should be: 11,0,11,301867 for ColdFusion 11; 10,0,22,301868 for ColdFusion 10.