Coldfusion and checking if a variable is Defined

January 26th, 2011 - Coldfusion, How To, PHP, Thoughts & Rants

As I work with Coldfusion 9, I can’t help but keep comparing it to PHP, and I get annoyed by some of the small differences. One thing that I really have been getting annoyed with lately is checking if a variable is defined.  In most cases you could do a simple check, is it empty? […]

Updating Coldfusion 9 to 9.0.1 on Linux J2EE

December 17th, 2010 - Coldfusion, How To

So I have never done this before, and I figured for everyones benefit I would document the process from my end. I am faced with updating Coldfusion 9 to 9.0.1 for our production server. This server is running JBoss with CF9 running inside of it (J2EE WAR file). Here is the process I took: Downloaded […]

How to change the page title from within a Coldfusion 9 Portlet

August 5th, 2010 - Coldfusion, How To

So in an earlier post I described the process to get started with a very basic portlet running under JBOSS / Coldfusion 9 / Liferay 6.  This post assumes that you actually are developing portlets, and have already setup the underlying structure to host said portlets. This is a simple piece of code that allows […]

Liferay and Coldfusion 9 Portlets… yes you can!

August 3rd, 2010 - Coldfusion, How To

Over the past few months at work, I have been tasked with finding a solution to run a Portal / CMS system.   I went through a number of CMS systems, and Portals, doing the research and trying to find the feature sets that we required. I ended up making numerous recommendations to my Director. […]