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ColdFusion Builder 2016 Update 1 released
Tue, 10 May

This update is a companion update to ColdFusion 2016 Update 1 and primarily addresses issues related to Security Code Analyzer and it's performance.

The issues fixed for this release are listed in this document

This update is applicable for a standalone as well as a plugin installation of ColdFusion Builder. After applying this update, ColdFusion Builder build number should be 298831.

ColdFusion Builder has an automatic update notification that notifies the user of the updates availability.


Updates for ColdFusion 2016, ColdFusion 11 and ColdFusion 10 released
Tue, 10 May

This post is to announce the release of updates for ColdFusion 2016, ColdFusion 11 and ColdFusion 10.

These updates address a common vulnerability mentioned in security bulletin APSB 16-16, upgrade the Tomcat engine and contain other bug fixes. 

ColdFusion 2016 Update 1

ColdFusion (2016 release) Update 1 addresses an issue mentioned in the security bulletin APSB 16-16. Tomcat has been upgraded to version 8.0.32. This update includes several important bug fixes for security, core language features, server, and other areas.

For details, refer this technote.

ColdFusion 11 Update 8

ColdFusion 11 Update 8 addresses an issue mentioned in the security bulletin APSB 16-16. Tomcat has been upgraded to version 7.0.68. This update includes several important bug fixes for security, language, AJAX, and other features.

For details, refer this technote,  

ColdFusion 10 Update 19

ColdFusion 10 Update 19 addresses an issue mentioned in the security bulletin APSB 16-16. Tomcat has been upgraded to version 7.0.68. This update includes important bug fixes for security and server

For details, refer this technote

Adobe ColdFusion Developer Week Recordings Now Available!
Wed, 04 May

Thank you all for joining us last week at Adobe ColdFusion Developer Week!  We hope you were able to gain additional knowledge in the remote sessions.

We would also like to thank our speakers for their time and committment to sharing knowledge with our amazing community in the below sessions.  

  • Security Enhancements in ColdFusion 2016: Dave Epler
  • Mobile Applications Made Easy with ColdFusion: Dave Ferguson
  • MVC With and Without a Framework: Nolan Erck
  • Realtime with WebSockets: Giancarlo Gomez
  • ColdFusion Performance Tuning and Caching: Brian Klaas
  • CFML Features for More Modern Coding: Dan Fredericks
  • ColdFusion 2016 Overview: Rakshith Naresh
  • Exploring PDF Capabilities in ColdFusion: Elishia Dvorak
  • Protecting APIs using CF 2016 API Manager: S V Pavankumar
  • Extending PDF Capabilities using DDX: Mayur Jain

The recordings are now available for any of you that missed any sessions or would like to review the content again.  Apologies up front for this, but you will be required to register for access to each session separately.  We'll try to see if that can be resolved for the next online event.



 

Adobe ColdFusion Summit 2016 Call for Speakers is now open!
Wed, 20 Apr

Call for speakers is now open for Adobe ColdFusion Summit 2016!

From now until May 20th, feel free to submit any topics you would like us to consider.  We're always looking for new speakers, with a focus on practical application of ColdFusion in solving real world business solutions.  So if you're a developer who has leveraged ColdFusion to build a great application or you have an interesting use case we would love you to present that at this year's Summit!  

We're also looking for speakers that have knowledge of ColdFusion in specific functionality areas or integrated solutions that can share this through practical examples that would benefit the developer community.

Please submit your proposals here: http://cfsummit.speakerform.com

Remember to submit by May 20th in order to be considered.

For all confirmed speakers, conference pass and hotel will be covered for the conference dates.  

 

 

Adobe ColdFusion Developer Week 2016: April 24-29
Mon, 11 Apr

We're excited to bring you ColdFusion Developer Week this year with some great topics for all levels of developers.  All of these sessions will be held remotely and we will release links to the recordings after the event in case you miss any. Please try to attend the live sessions for a more engaging experience as you'll be able to ask questions and interact.  We will have 5 days of sessions and 2 sessions per day, with a total of 10 sessions on the following topics:

 

What:    Adobe ColdFusion Developer Week

When:   April 24th through 29th

Times:  9:00 AM and 12:00 PM Pacific Time, Monday through Friday

Schedule and Topics:

 

Monday, April 25, 2016

9:00 - 10:00 am

ColdFusion 2016 Overview

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Security Enhancements in ColdFusion 2016

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

9:00 - 10:00 am

Mobile Applications Made Easy with ColdFusion

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Exploring PDF Capabilities in ColdFusion

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

9:00 - 10:00 am

Protecting APIs using CF 2016 API Manager

12:00 - 1:00 pm

MVC With and Without a Framework

Thursday, April 28, 2016

9:00 - 10:00 am

Realtime with WebSockets

12:00 - 1:00 pm

ColdFusion Performance Tuning and Caching

Friday, April 29, 2016

9:00 - 10:00 am

Extending PDF capabilities using DDX

12:00 - 1:00 pm

CFML Features for More Modern Coding

 



 

New ColdFusion Training Videos Available!
Thu, 31 Mar

We're pleased to announce the first set of ColdFusion training videos are now available!

Getting Started with ColdFusion 2016

Altogether, 9 hours of training content is now available. 

Chapter 1:   Introduction
Chapter 2:   Configuring your work environment
Chapter 3:   Variables and data types
Chapter 4:   Publishing database content
Chapter 5:   Creating a drill down interface
Chapter 6:   Inserting new data in the database
Chapter 7:   Updating data
Chapter 8:   Reusing Code
Chapter 9:   The application framework
Chapter 10: Session management
Chapter 11: More security
Chapter 12: Building the site administration


You can find all of the videos here on Adobe KnowHow:
https://www.adobeknowhow.com/courselanding/getting-started-coldfusion-2016


Adobe ColdFusion Summit 2016 October 10th & 11th - Registration is Open!
Tue, 15 Mar

Registration is now open for Adobe ColdFusion Summit 2016!

https://cfsummit.adobeevents.com/

 

This year we'll be at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada

 

When:

October 10th and 11th, 2016

** Preconference hands on labs October 9th **

 

Where:

Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas, NV

 

Cost:

Super Early Bird Rate: $289 for conference and preconference workshop, $!99 for conference pass

Other passes available: https://cfsummit.adobeevents.com/register/

 

Call for speakers will be open very soon as well, so please think about submitting a topic. 

 

 

Adobe ColdFusion Backward Licensing
Wed, 09 Mar

With the recent ColdFusion 2016 release we've had a few inquiries as to our backward licensing policies.  We can license one version back for certain types of volume licenses.  Below are the relevant links and contact information to help you navigate the licensing for ColdFusion 11 if needed.

 

FAQ for ColdFusion:

https://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/standard/faq.html

 

Backward License Policy:

http://wwwimages.adobe.com/content/dam/Adobe/en/volume-licensing/pdfs/pv_esd_customer_faq.pdf

 

We will update our sales contact information on the web site and update this blog, but for now feel free to contact Kishore@adobe.com if you want to be directed to a ColdFusion sales resource to assist with further information.

 

Adobe ColdFusion 2016 eSeminar Thursday, March 3rd 9am PST
Wed, 02 Mar

Join us tomorrow for a feature discussion on the newly released Adobe ColdFusion 2016 version!

As you may know, February 16th we released ColdFusion 2016.  Please join ColdFusion's Product Manager, Rakshith Naresh, in a one hour online seminar to review all of the new and improved features of this release.

ColdFusion 2016 includes an all new API Management Platform, CLI, PDF, security improvements, and much more.

 

Thursday, March 3rd @ 9AM PST

Register Here: https://cfinternal03032016.meetus.adobeevents.com/?sdid=9RQM49ZW&mv=other

 

Further information on the ColdFusion 2016 version:

What's New in ColdFusion 2016 Developer Network Article:

http://www.adobe.com/devnet/coldfusion/articles/whats-new-cf-2016.html

 

ColdFusion 2016 Documentation:

https://helpx.adobe.com/coldfusion/home.html