The Online ColdFusion Meetup

The Online ColdFusion Meetup, hosted since early 2007 by Charlie Arehart, has held nearly 200 presentations by several dozen speakers on CF-related topics. CF users from anywhere are free to attend. Become a member here (free, joining 2,300+ others) to get notified of new meetings, optionally participate in ratings and discussions, and more. We tend to meet Thursdays at noon and/or 6pm US Eastern time, subject to availability of speakers. See below for info on any scheduled upcoming talks.All meetings are held at the URL, http://experts.acrobat.com/cfmeetup. Use the option there to "log in as guest", enter your name, and wait until just before the meeting starts to be let in.Meetings are recorded and the URLs are posted (usually within a day of the meeting) at http://recordings.coldfusionmeetup.com. You can also see a of all our past meetings here: http://coldfusion.meetup.com/17/calendar/past_list/. Finally, for still more informatiom, see the link, "Learn more about this Meetup Group", just below this sentence for more information on things like speaking on the meetup, other ways to get meeting notifications, and more.

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Past events

  • No Online ColdFusion Meetup on Oct 6

    Thu, 6 Oct 2011, 16:00 - 18:00 in Alpharetta, United States

    There will be no meeting of the Online ColdFusion Meetup on Oct 6, being the end of Max week, which complicates scheduling.We do have more sessions lined up beyond that and will announce them soon./Charlie

  • "JavaScript Fundamentals for ColdFusion Developers", with Ryan Anklam

    Thu, 15 Sep 2011, 16:00 - 18:00 in Alpharetta, United States

    Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday September 15 will be "JavaScript Fundamentals for ColdFusion Developers", with Ryan Anklam.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)JavaScript is one of the fastest growing and most popular programming languages right now.  In todays web and mobile centric development landscape JavaScript is a powerful tool for any developer to know.

  • "Creating Secure Apps with the New TrafficMunkey Framework", Pete Oliver-Krueger

    Thu, 8 Sep 2011, 16:00 - 18:00 in Alpharetta, United States

    Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday September 8 will be "Creating Secure Applications with the New TrafficMunkey Framework", with Peter Oliver-Krueger.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)TrafficMunkey is a new ColdFusion framework born from the Lean Development process, i.e. lots of prototyping and agile development.  It's quick and easy-to-use, both when starting new projects and maintaining existing ones.

  • "OAuth: demystified (hopefully)", with Matt Gifford (rescheduled)

    Thu, 9 Jun 2011, 16:00 - 18:00 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Jun 9 will be "OAuth: demystified (hopefully)", with Matt Gifford. We had technical difficulties during his April 14 presentation, so this is a rescheduling.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)Since it's conception in 2006/7, the Open Authorization access protocol was geared towards providing a detailed, uniform method of granting access permissions for API providers and consumers alike.

  • "Using jQuery Mobile for your Next Web Application", with Andy Matthews

    28-29 Apr 2011 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 6pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Apr 28 will be part two of two in the day from different speakers, but both on JQuery Mobile. Second up at 6pm will be "Using jQuery Mobile for your Next Web Application", with Andy Matthews. At noon Ray Camden will have offered a preliminary talk (details in its separate announcement).TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)jQuery is everywhere. It's a JavaScript framework, it's an application development framework, and now it's a mobile framework.

  • "Introduction to jQuery Mobile", with Raymond Camden

    Thu, 28 Apr 2011, 16:00 - 18:00 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Apr 28 will be part one of a 2 in the day from different speakers but both on JQuery Mobile. First up at noon will be "Introduction to jQuery Mobile", with Raymond Camden. At 6 Andy Matthews will offer a follow-up talk (details in its separate announcement).TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)

  • "MediaSlurp and the Adobe Stack", with Vicky Ryder

    21-22 Apr 2011 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 6pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Apr 21 will be "MediaSlurp and the Adobe Stack", with Vicky Ryder, which is a run-through of the talk she'll be giving at cf.Objective.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)MediaSlurp is a popular tool that delivers community-driven content to your desktop.

  • "Introducing Hoth: ColdFusion Error Tracking and Reporting", Aaron Greenlee

    Thu, 21 Apr 2011, 16:00 - 18:00 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Apr 21 will be "Introducing Hoth: ColdFusion Error Tracking and Reporting", with Aaron Greenlee.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)This presentation will review the basics of how Hoth works and outline instructions for setting up Hoth with your existing or new projects.

  • "OAuth: demystified (hopefully)", with Matt Gifford

    Thu, 14 Apr 2011, 16:00 - 18:00 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Apr 14 will be "OAuth: demystified (hopefully)", with Matt Gifford.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)Since it's conception in 2006/7, the Open Authorization access protocol was geared towards providing a detailed, uniform method of granting access permissions for API providers and consumers alike.

  • "Value (or not) of Social Media/How to Respond to Client Wants", Mark Phillips

    Thu, 14 Apr 2011, 16:00 - 18:00 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Apr 14 will be "The Value (or not) of Social Media and How to Respond to Your Client Who Wants It", with Mark PhillipsTOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)This talk introduces a conceptual framework for deciding the value of social media and applications of that framework to help decide which social media tools  and software components will be effective.

  • "NoSQL? No Problem", with Peter Bell

    7-8 Apr 2011 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 6pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Apr 7 will be "NoSQL? No Problem", with Peter Bell.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)You don't need to be Amazon or Google to take advantage of NoSQL data stores. Whether you want to develop applications more quickly or scale them more effectively, there are a range of NoSQL data stores that could help. This introductory session cuts through the NoSQL hype to look at the practical use cases for key value, document, column and graph data stores.

  • "A Gentle Introduction to HTML5"", with Raymond Camden

    Thu, 7 Apr 2011, 16:00 - 18:00 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Apr 7 will be "A Gentle Introduction to HTML5"", with Raymond Camden.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)This presentation is an exploration of various HTML5 (andHTML5-related) features. Topics such as forms, local storage, and geolocation will be covered. The primary focus is on HTML (obviously) and some JavaScript features. This is a high level introductory session but with plenty of code we can use to play with per audience suggestions.

  • "No nonsense RESTful ColdFusion Web Services, with Taffy", with Adam Tuttle

    31 Mar-1 Apr 2011 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 6pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Mar 31 will be "No nonsense RESTful ColdFusion Web Services, with Taffy", with Adam Tuttle.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)SOAP is a lie: It's not simple, it's not object-oriented, and it's not a protocol; all it does is give you access to things. On the other hand, REST, put simply, is everything that SOAP wishes it were.

  • "Database Schema Nurturing", with Troy Murray

    Thu, 31 Mar 2011, 16:00 - 18:00 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Mar 31 will be "Database Schema Nurturing", with Troy Murray. Note that this will be a shorter talk than normal, about 30 minutes total. There has been recent call from some members for such short topics, which are welcomed.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)Keeping track of everything to deploy your web application can be difficult enough, but often forgotten is any SQL changes to the database structure for your new web app version.

  • "Requirements and Estimating ", with Peter Bell

    17-18 Mar 2011 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 6pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Mar 17 will be "Requirements and Estimating ", with Peter Bell.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)"What will it cost?" "When will it be done?". Unfortunately, almost a decade after the agile manifesto was written, these are still questions we have to answer on a regular basis.

  • "Security: Hiding Info. from Individuals Not Authorized To See It" w/ Jim Harris

    Thu, 17 Mar 2011, 16:00 - 18:00 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Mar 17 will be "Security: Hiding Information from Individuals Not Authorized To See It", with Jim Harris.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)During this session you will see how to restrict search results and hide records based on the security or authorization level of the people using your application(s). The method is simple to implement and very user friendly.MEETING URL: | | | | | : Approx. 1 hourMeeting will be recorded.

  • "What's New in CFWheels 1.1", with Chris Peters

    10-11 Mar 2011 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 6pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Mar 10 will be "What's New in CFWheels 1.1", with Chris Peters.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)Make your life as a ColdFusion developer easier using new features added in ColdFusion on Wheels version 1.1. Learn how to save time with nested properties, automatic validations, dependency handling, provides, and nested layouts. This will be a minimal-slides presentation with live demos of the new features.MEETING URL: | | | | | : Approx.

  • "Security: Wash Your Incoming Data using ColdFusion", with Jim Harris

    Thu, 10 Mar 2011, 17:00 - 19:00 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Mar 10 will be "Security: Wash Your Incoming Data using ColdFusion", with Jim Harris.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)During this session you will see a code set that examines incoming data for specific commands hackers use to plant malicious code and how to strip those commands. The demonstration will also show you a method by which you can quickly safeguard against new hack commands without distributing new templates.

  • "Simple MVC with FW/1", with Daria Norris

    Thu, 3 Mar 2011, 17:00 - 19:00 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Mar 3 will be "Simple MVC with FW/1", with Daria Norris.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)We hear a lot about Model View Controller (MVC) and how we should use it in our applications, but how do you apply this practically in your code?  Framework One provides a simple way to use MVC without overwhelming you with features you don't know how to implement.

  • "Practical ColdFusion Security", with Justin McLean

    Thu, 24 Feb 2011, 17:00 - 19:00 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Feb 24 will be "Practical ColdFusion Security", with Justin McLean.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)Securing an application is far more than just password protection and stopping SQL injection attacks. Taking a real project this session will delve into the system’s architecture, closely examine the security and privacy issues and show what features were implemented and how that was determined via risk analysis.

  • "Migrating Existing Applications to ColdFusion on Wheels", with Chris Peters

    10-11 Feb 2011 in Online Meeting, United States

    Our 6pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Feb 10 will be "Migrating Existing Applications to ColdFusion on Wheels", with Chris Peters.TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)You're interested in ColdFusion on Wheels, but you have one big word in your vocabulary: legacy. You have a gigantic CFML application that would make the Flying Spaghetti Monster envious of its spaghetti-tasticness.

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