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Returning Promises From Async / Await Functions In JavaScript [+]
Kinky Solutions | 5/26/20 7:00 AM | Javascript / DHTML
Ben Nadel demonstrates (to himself) that the return value of an async / await function is implicitly wrapped in a Promise.resolve() call in JavaScript and TypeScript. And, that this will implicitly flatten the Promise chain as the return value is chained....

Saving Temporary Form-Data To The SessionStorage API In Angular 9.1.9 [+]
Kinky Solutions | 5/26/20 4:00 AM | Javascript / DHTML
Ben Nadel explores the SessionStorage API, and how it can be used a place to store temporary form data in an Angular 9.1.9 application. This allows unsaved data to be repopulated in a form upon accidental page refreshes unexpected error messages....

You don't need to make everything an object [+]
Blog - Neiland.net | 5/25/20 11:00 PM
Creating objects in ColdFusion has a performance impact that you need to consider when working with large datasets

SQL vs NoSQL (Top 4 Key Differences Explained) [+]
TeraTech | 5/25/20 8:30 AM | CF Maintenance, CF Training, CFML, ColdFusion, ColdFusion 2018, ColdFusion 2020, SQL
When developing a new application, you’ll face one key decision: what kind of database will your company’s app use? There are two main flavors: SQL and NoSQL. You must choose wisely! 

Can't Cast Object Type [Struct] To A Value Of Type [image] In Lucee CFML 5.3.4.77 [+]
Kinky Solutions | 5/24/20 4:00 AM | ColdFusion
Ben Nadel shares the nonsensical solution to an image error that he was receiving in Lucee CFML 5.3.4.77. This is being posted for reference in case anyone ever runs into it and tries to Google for it....

CFHTTP and SSL issues with CommandBox 5 [+]
Matthew J. Clemente | 5/23/20 8:30 PM
We recently ran into a puzzling issue with cfhttp and CommandBox 5. Requests to certain domains, such as trycf.com, would fail with Unknown host: Received fatal alert:

Canonicalizing A URL By Its Individual Components In Lucee CFML 5.3.6.61 [+]
Kinky Solutions | 5/23/20 4:00 AM | ColdFusion
Ben Nadel attempts to apply the canonicalize() function to a URL by breaking the URL up into its individual components; and then, canonicalizing and encoding each component separately; in Lucee CFML 5.3.6.61. The hope is to try and sanitize malicious URLs without corrupting friendly ones....

ColdFusion 2020 Developer Week - Securing CF [+]
ColdFusion, Java, and Web Development | 5/22/20 10:30 AM | ColdFusion
Yesterday I spoke at the Adobe ColdFusion Developer Week online event. There was a great turnout (several hundred attendees), so my thanks to Adobe and Carahsoft for organizing a great event. My topic was: Tactics for securing your ColdFusion Code, and here are my slides and links from the presentation: Slides - Tactics for securing your ColdFusion Code

The Good News Keep On Coming! [+]
Ortus Solutions, Corp Blog RSS Feed by ContentBox | 5/22/20 10:00 AM | Uncategorized
After two days of non-stop sessions, it is safe to say that Into the Box 2020 proved to be a one-of-a-kind virtual experience. It is important to note that it wouldn’t have been possible without the trust and support of our speakers, sponsors and 100+ attendees. We were all witnesses to the power of the CFML community and we couldn’t be more thankful for allowing us to engage with you all. As you may have noticed, we have many things cooking at Ortus. We wanted to highlight what is coming soo

The Good News Keep On Coming! [+]
Ortus Blog | 5/22/20 10:00 AM | Uncategorized
After two days of non-stop sessions, it is safe to say that Into the Box 2020 proved to be a one-of-a-kind virtual experience. It is important to note that it wouldn’t have been possible without the trust and support of our speakers, sponsors and 100+ attendees. We were all witnesses to the power of the CFML community and we couldn’t be more thankful for allowing us to engage with you all. As you may have noticed, we have many things cooking at Ortus. We wanted to highlight what is coming soo

CommandBox 5.1.0 Released [+]
Ortus Solutions, Corp Blog RSS Feed by ContentBox | 5/22/20 2:00 AM | CommandBox, News, Releases
We are pleased to announce the release of CommandBox 5.1.0. This is a minor release of your favoriate CLI and package manager and contains 37 completed tickets including many bug fixes and some sweet new features. You can download the latest release from our download page: https://www.ortussolutions.com/products/commandbox#download And you can check out the latest version of the docs here: https://commandbox.ortusbooks.com/v/5.1.0/

CommandBox 5.1.0 Released [+]
Ortus Blog | 5/22/20 2:00 AM | CommandBox, News, Releases
We are pleased to announce the release of CommandBox 5.1.0. This is a minor release of your favoriate CLI and package manager and contains 37 completed tickets including many bug fixes and some sweet new features. You can download the latest release from our download page: https://www.ortussolutions.com/products/commandbox#download And you can check out the latest version of the docs here: https://commandbox.ortusbooks.com/v/5.1.0/

Integrating Google Analytics with Eleventy [+]
Raymond Camden'sBlog | 5/21/20 1:00 PM
Before I begin, this article is not about adding Google Analytics to your site. Google provides a HTML/JS snippet you can just copy and paste into your code and that's about as simple as you can get. For Eleventy, you would do this in your main layout file so it's include everywhere. There ya go, if that's what you wanted, you can stop reading. ;) This article is about how to integrate Google Analytics data into your site, and is a followup to the

Hiding Overflow Scrollbars Until Hover (ala Gmail Labels) In Angular 9.1.7 [+]
Kinky Solutions | 5/21/20 4:00 AM | HTML / CSS, Javascript / DHTML
Ben Nadel attempts to reproduce a user experience (UX) pattern that he found in Gmail: hiding scrollbars of an overflow-hidden container until the user mouses-into the container. He wraps his approach up in an Angular 9.1.7 component with content-projection....

How to get added to the prerelease for CF2020 [+]
Adobe ColdFusion Blog | 5/20/20 1:00 PM | Announcements, Blog, General, announcements, blog, ColdFusion, general
If you would like to request access to the CF2020 prerelease, you can send an email to the address CFPrerelease@adobe.com. This was announced today by CF Product Manager Rakshith Narish at his Adobe CF DevWeek presentation. For some more info, read on.  You may have heard that the next release of CF is coming, which will likely be called Cold

Modernize or Die® - CFML News for May 19th, 2020 [+]
Modernize or Die | 5/20/20 12:30 AM
2020-05-19 Weekly News - Episode 54Watch the video version on YouTube at https://youtu.be/Tv7-X2WVfjAHosts:Gavin Pickin - Software Consultant for Ortus SolutionsEric Peterson - Software Consultant for Ortus SolutionsThanks to our Sponsor - Ortus SolutionsGet live training from the makers of your favorite Box Product.Into the Box 2020 Conference was last week.

Updating my Reddit Workflow with Pipedream [+]
Raymond Camden'sBlog | 5/19/20 4:30 PM
This was originally just going to be a tweet, but then I realized I wanted a bit more space to talk about it and figured I'd write it up as a post. And since this is my blog and I can do what I want to, you get to enjoy this little nugget of information.

Separating Layout HTML And CSS From Content HTML And CSS Is Good [+]
Kinky Solutions | 5/19/20 4:00 AM | HTML / CSS
Ben Nadel attempts to remember that separating layout HTML and CSS from content HTML and CSS is always a worthwhile endeavor; and, will lead to more maintainable application user interfaces (UI)....

Integrating Netlify Analytics and Eleventy [+]
Raymond Camden'sBlog | 5/18/20 10:30 AM
Before I begin, know that I'm using an undocumented part of the Netlify API so you should proceed with caution. I've been waiting for them to release the docs for sometime now (although it didn't stop me from building my own demo) and I'm not sure if it will ever happen, but in the meantime, I'll continue to play with it. Alright, so with that ou

Into The Box 2020 Conference (Slides and Presentations) [+]
Adobe ColdFusion Blog | 5/18/20 3:00 AM | Blog, ColdFusion Webinar, Events, 2018, blog, coldfusion webinar, events, session
This year showed us a new kind of “normal” and Into The Box 2020 conference proved that it is possible to have a successful online- virtual event. Covid 19 world pandemic has forced us to distance ourselves from all sorts of things. Conferences were canceled and so many businesses (and lives) changed. ITB adapted. On May 7. and 8. 20

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