CF Summit 2016 Reminder: $299 Standard Early Bird Rate Ending Soon & Sessions Posted

Remember that the ColdFusion Summit 2016 Early Bird Rate of $299 is ending soon on August 31st, so be sure to register now here!

Sessions have also been posted online, with a Customer Showcase track devoted to customer implementations where you will learn how different ColdFusion features were leveraged to build real-world business solutions.

Hope to see you there!

Adobe ColdFusion Summit 2016 Sessions Posted!

We just posted the *almost* complete list of sessions available for ColdFusion Summit October 10th and 11th.  There will be a total of 40 different sessions over the two day conference.   

This year's content will be different than previous years, as we have a large number of customer showcase sessions that are focused on real-world implementations of ColdFusion on various technology topics.  We're really excited to offer these, and encourage you to take a look at the descriptions for more information.  

Please see the session listing at the ColdFusion Summit website here: for a list of the sessions and register ASAP!

In addition, though the API workshop is still open we will be closing it so if you have any interest in learning more about how to implement APIs in your organization you still have some time to register for that workshop.    


Breakfast with Adobe ColdFusion Team July 26-Aug 4

Please join the ColdFusion team for breakfast and hear about what's new in ColdFusion 2016 and the new API Management solution.

All events will be held at the following locations and dates, and will include breakfast.


Adobe ColdFusion Summit 2016 – Security Workshop Sold Out!

We had to close registrations for the Preconference full day Security Workshop happening on October 9th.  Hopefully you have already signed up if you wanted to join that hands-on lab.

We still have a few seats left in the API Workshop.  As a reminder, below is the topic description.  Please register today if you would like to attend, as this workshop will likely sell out soon as well.

Developing and Managing APIs with Adobe ColdFusion API Manager

This full day preconference lab will cover API development with a focus on REST based APIs. It will include an overview of Adobe ColdFusion API Manager and walk through configuration of the environment, and various features available to create and manage APIs.

Register today here:


Adobe ColdFusion Summit 2016 Preconference Workshops almost Sold Out!

There are only a handful of seats available for our preconference workshops on API and Security topics, so we will be closing registration very soon due to capacity limitations.  Please register today if you haven't yet!

As a reminder, these workshops are full day hands-on labs so it's a great learning opportunity for your teams.  Below is a summary of the workshop descriptions:

Topic 1
Developing and Managing APIs with Adobe ColdFusion API Manager

This full day preconference lab will cover API development with a focus on REST based APIs. It will include an overview of Adobe ColdFusion API Manager and walk through configuration of the environment, and various features available to create and manage APIs.

Topic 2

This full day hands-on training session will focus entirely on the topic of security as it relates to web developers, reviewing examples of how vulnerabilities are exploited and how to mitigate these vulnerabilities within your code.

Both of these full day preconference labs will have prerequisites and will require students to bring their own laptops for use. Further details on what will be covered and prerequisite information will be provided soon.


Register today here:

Reminder: $199 Super Early Bird Rate ends May 31st!

Remember that the $199 Super Early Bird Rate for ColdFusion Summit 2016 ends on May 31st so there are only a few days left to get that discount.  

The preconference sessions are also filling up quickly, and have very limited capacity so if you were considering attending please sign up soon.

You can register here:


Don’t forget that call for speakers ends tomorrow as well, so please submit any topic you would like to speak about by tomorrow here:

ColdFusion Summit 2016 will be held at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, NV on October 10th and 11th.  

The preconference workshops on Security and API Development & Management will be on October 9th.


See you there!

Adobe ColdFusion Developer Week Recordings Now Available!

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!

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:

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

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!

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: