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Articles tagged Frameworks

Let's not Dilly-Dally: ColdFusion has its Merits
ColdFusion is 13 years old. That make makes it the daddy of the web world! It does not make it any less hip or useful than the relatively new kids on the block. Let's not dilly-dally, bicker or insult one another about which is best, which one is dying and which one is not worth the computer it is compiled on. What is important is to understand the merits of each language and decide which one best suits the application, not only in technical terms, but also in terms of time-to-market, cost of development, availability of a skilled workforce etc. Read more – ‘Let's not Dilly-Dally: ColdFusion has its Merits’.
Rich Internet Application Frameworks for Flex and AIR
Whether you are new to Adobe ® Flex ® or have been developing for a while, frameworks can help you get organised quickly. Below is a list of Flex and AIR frameworks that will allow you to get up and running and develop highly-collaborative applications. The introductions are by the frameworks themselves, but I'd like to here from you about your experiences using them. Read more – ‘Rich Internet Application Frameworks for Flex and AIR’.
ColdFusion Is Hotting Up in the UK
In the past, the US has held a near monopoly not only in ColdFusion-based user groups, but also conferences, with CFUnited, cf.Objective() and the more general Adobe MAX leading the way. Read more – ‘ColdFusion Is Hotting Up in the UK’.
Occam's Razor
Occam's Razor (also spelled Ockham's razor) is a principle attributed to the 14th-century English logician and Franciscan friar William of Ockham. Occam's razor states that the explanation of any phenomenon should make as few assumptions as possible. The principle is often expressed in Latin as the lex parsimoniae (law of succinctness). Read more – ‘Occam's Razor’.
ColdFusion ORM Frameworks & Tools
Object-Relational Mapping (or ORM), is a programming technique that links databases to object-oriented language concepts, creating (in effect) a "virtual object database". There are both free and commercial packages available that perform object-relational mapping, although some programmers opt to code their own object-relational mapping for their systems. Read more – ‘ColdFusion ORM Frameworks & Tools’.
Coldfusion AJAX Frameworks
Asynchronous JavaScript and XML. It's a whole new way of looking at the web where HTML page makes asynchronous calls to the server using JavaScript and loads the data in bits and pieces as needed. Ajax is not a new technology. It’s a new developing approach, based on the following existing technologies: XHTML, CSS, DOM, XML, XSLT and XMLHttpRequest. Read more – ‘Coldfusion AJAX Frameworks’.
ColdFusion Frameworks
With the introduction of ColdFusion MX, the ColdFusion community is maturing. Most CF developers have moved beyond spaghetti code and the mixing of business logic with presentation code. But it can be difficult and wasteful to "re-invent the wheel" for every application you write. Frameworks can help promote good development practices, standards, and a sound foundation for creating an application. Read more – ‘ColdFusion Frameworks’.
onTap – Web Application Framework
The onTap framework is an Open Source Framework for quickly developing powerful web applications using Macromedia's ColdFusion application server. Read more – ‘onTap – Web Application Framework’.
Fusebox – Web Application Framework
Application developers face a daunting task: they must translate the often fuzzily-defined requirements for a new application into the rigid language of computers. Read more – ‘Fusebox – Web Application Framework’.
Mach-II – Web Application Framework
Mach-II is a web-application framework focused on easing software development and maintenance developed by Hal Helms and Ben Edwards. Read more – ‘Mach-II – Web Application Framework’.