Adobe.com is now running on ColdFusion 8, and Rahul Narula notes that the conversion from CFMX7 was seamless, just the way we like it. Good to see adherence to the eats its own dog food rule, and even better to see a clean and seamless transition.
Any idea of how many Adobe developers did the conversion? Was it one developer who took a month, or was it a team of 10 that knocked it out in 3-4 days?
I’m curious to know what resources Adobe dedicated and how many man-hours it actually took to do the conversion on a site of that magnitude.
None. They found a small bug we fixed, however. No code chanes required.
They just ran their regressioin tests and put it live.
Yep, exactly the way upgrades SHOULD work. 😉
Just curious, it seems like some of Adobe is not dynamically generated or not generated by Coldfusion … ( not enough whitespace in source 7;-) ). Are other languages used? (JRun … php etc
@Sana: yeah the MXNA folks didn’t have cycles to install and restart the server even, so that one Macromedia.com machine will stay CF7 for a while I expect.
@GTFay: Yeah,various technologies are used on Adone.com, for sure. By far the predonimant t