I presented ColdFusion MX 7 to the London CFUG tonight. The event started at 3:00pm with an introduction by Macromedia’s Jan Van Jensen, Lucas Sherwood then gave an intro to Flex, Steve Allison introduced Captivate, and then I had 90 minutes or so to present ColdFusion MX 7. I covered printing, reporting, XForms, Flash Forms, charting, asynchronous processing, IM integration, and SMS integration. Lots of good questions, a crowd of over 100, and beer and snacks to close the day some 4 hours later. This was a great event in an incredible Victorian venue, the Café Royal located in the heart of London’s West End. Pictures to be posted shortly.

6 thoughts

  1. Outstanding as always, Mr. Forta!!
    Lets hope for a repeat at some of your upcoming gigs in Hartford, So. MD and Detroit!!
    Ed

  2. Yeah, it’s a fantastic venue. I blew an interview in spectacular style there when I’d just finished Uni many years back.
    Hope so see you north of the border soon Mr Forta 🙂

  3. Great talk yesterday. Just one question: How did you do the little combo box in the Outlook example?
    Basically a cfselect that you can also type into like a text field? Is this possible with CFMX 7?
    If only you had been allowed more time!!
    Dave

  4. Yes, I agree with Ed and the others. I’m never dissapointed going to any of your MM sessions.
    I was especially impressed with the SMS integration/gateway features.
    I’m looking forward to do a rewrite of an old uni dissertation/proof-of-concept on the subject (targetting multiple mobile clients using SMS/J2ME/WAP) this time written in a few lines of CFML!!!
    Johan

  5. Thanks for that info Ben. That feature seems to have been missed from the tag editors and other cfmx7 docs? Or is it just me!!

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