ColdFusion 8 Flavored Dog Food 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.

6 responses to “ColdFusion 8 Flavored Dog Food”

  1. Alex Avatar

    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.

  2. Damon Cooper Avatar
    Damon Cooper

    None. They found a small bug we fixed, however. No code chanes required.
    They just ran their regressioin tests and put it live.

  3. Ben Forta Avatar
    Ben Forta

    Yep, exactly the way upgrades SHOULD work. 😉
    — Ben

  4. Sana Avatar
    Sana seems to be faster now but CF forum section response is still slow.
    could you upgrade this site its too slow.

  5. GTFay Avatar

    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

  6. Damon Cooper Avatar
    Damon Cooper

    @Sana: yeah the MXNA folks didn’t have cycles to install and restart the server even, so that one machine will stay CF7 for a while I expect.
    @GTFay: Yeah,various technologies are used on, for sure. By far the predonimant t

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