In ColdFusion there is a function called listToArray(), which will convert an comma separated list into an array. However it has one behavior that may or may not be what you want. With listToArray in ColdFusion we throw away empty list items.
After my last post on Unit Tests I was asked this question
Mike, since this is fresh in your mind, perhaps you could write a short how to on what you need to acquire, install and how to run a simple unit test.
The part I don't understand (not
You've probably heard about the need to write unit tests before, and some of you may be religious about writing them. I won't get into all the how and why about unit tests. But...
I'll admit I've never been that good about writing unit tests fo
Mark Mandel has just posted and example of running Jython in a ColdFusion page. It's not that I think Jython is great and you should all start coding in it. Instead I think this is a great example that should help us all remember, or use it to c
I thought I would share this photo/map application that I've been working on for a few a few weekends now. It's my buzzword bingo app, a Flex2, Flickr, Gooogle mashup. Snoopy in the desert
download the flex 2 beta 2 player
Some of you might
Thinking of starting a company? Trying to figure out why some fail and some work before you start one? Well Joel Spolsky has an idea. He just posted an good essay on what makes a company work. Development Abstraction
I just found this presentation on eclipsezone.com. It's a presentation from JavaPolis 2005, presented by Josh Bloch and Neal Gafter of Google. These puzzles look simple but can you get them right, or will these "simple" things trip you up? These
Time to simplify some blogs/sites, Why do I have two, well that's another story. But for now, I've decided that there is no reason to try and maintain 2 different sites. One specific to cfform and one to everything else ColdFusion. So I've deci
Another new feature in Flash Forms in ColdFusion 7.0.1 (Merrimack) is support for onLoad in your flash forms. What does this mean? This means you can define a function to call when the form is loaded to help initialize different parts of y
With the recent release ColdFusion 7.0.1 (Merrimack) I can finally tell you about some of the new Features. But first, if you haven't downloaded yet - do so!
You can download it here: