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E-Seminars and ColdFusion Developer Week

Adobe E-Seminars with Mura CMS

Blue River is excited to announce that we'll be presenting 2 upcoming Adobe ColdFusion eSeminars: 

Accelerating large-scale web development with Adobe ColdFusion and Mura CMS
Thursday, September 22, 2011
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM US/Pacific

ColdFusion's rapid development times and enterprise-level features make it a great platform for developing robust, highly-scalable Web applications. In this e-seminar, we'll show why we chose ColdFusion for the creation of Mura CMS, and how it enables the rapid development cycles for continual improvement of Mura CMS. 

Mura CMS & ColdFusion — A Robust Ecosystem 
Thursday, October 27, 2011
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM US/Pacific

In this e-seminar, we'll explore the robust ecosystem found within the Mura CMS & ColdFusion community. With plugins available for ecommerce, forums, slideshows, SEO, group collaboration and more, organizations large and small are taking advantage of the opportunities the Mura CMS ecosystem and Adobe ColdFusion provide. In addition, we'll show you how Adobe ColdFusion makes it easy to go beyond default Mura CMS functionality by easily customizing and extending Mura CMS, as well as using ColdFusion to integrate your Mura CMS website with external systems.


Adobe ColdFusion Developer Week

In addition to the Mura CMS content in the eSeminars, there's a ton of great ColdFusion content coming in Adobe's ColdFusion Developer Week. This series of free, live webinars hosted by seasoned ColdFusion experts will cover a wide range of topics ranging from introductions to ColdFusion, to code examples, all the way through to more in-depth topics such as ORM and ColdFusion Builder Extensions. Whether you are a new developer, someone with little or no ColdFusion experience, or if you have been using ColdFusion all your life, this event is ideal for you. The ColdFusion Developer Week provides something for everyone, so sign up now


Getting Started with Web Application Development Using ColdFusion
Mon., September 12, 2011 10:00 AM US/Pacific

What is ColdFusion and why would you want to use it? This session will answer that and show off some of the simple power of ColdFusion. By the end you should have a clear answer of what CF is, what it can do for you, and why so many ColdFusion developers are passionate about this tool.
Presenter: Terry Ryan

Working with PDFs Made Easy with ColdFusion
Mon., September 12, 2011 1:00 PM US/Pacific

ColdFusion and PDF are both Adobe products, so it should be no surprise that it is very simple to work with PDFs in ColdFusion. This demonstration will show you how quickly you can create PDFs dynamically, work with existing PDF. It will also show you the power of populating, submitting and embedding PDF forms with ColdFusion.
Presenter: Tim Cunningham

Introduction to ColdFusion Components (CFCs)
Mon., September 12, 2011 4:00 PM US/Pacific

In this session, Raymond Camden will discuss the basics of ColdFusion Components (CFCs). He will discuss the basic syntax as well as provide plenty of examples on how to use them. CFCs are not just for the experts!
Presenter: Ray Camden

Improve Your ColdFusion Code Through Unit Testing
Tues, September 13, 2011 10:00 AM US/Pacific

Join us as we review what unit testing is, what it is not, and how it can improve your application code quality and maintainability. We will cover a brief introduction to unit testing concepts and philosophy and dive into getting setup and writing and running unit tests. We will walk through installing the MXUnit framework and Eclipse plug-in, and then quickly start writing and running unit tests for your ColdFusion code. You will learn the basics of MXUnit and see a number of useful unit testing examples.
Presenter: Jaime Krug

Using ColdFusion Frameworks for Application Development
Tues, September 13, 2011 1:00 PM US/Pacific

Finding the arguments about increased productivity, maintenance, employ-ability, and community testing persuasive, you may have finally decided to join the large number of people who are using a ColdFusion framework for their application development. Since the framework space has exploded in the last few years with so many new frameworks and so many different areas, it is very difficult to keep up. So you’re left with a hard task: deciding which framework, or even combination of frameworks, is right for you.
Presenter: Mark Mandel

ColdFusion Builder: The Professional IDE to Boost Your Productivity
Wed, September 14, 2011 10:00 AM US/Pacific

ColdFusion Builder is becoming the IDE of choice for ColdFusion development. ColdFusion Builder is an Eclipse based IDE and it extends the capabilities of the Eclipse platform. It comes packed with several features such as syntax highlighting, code assist, customizable keyboard shortcuts, extensions and many more. This session will focus on how one can get started with using ColdFusion Builder and also on few advanced features that makes ColdFusion application development faster and easier.
Presenter: Sagar Ganatra

Expand Functionality with ColdFusion Builder Extensions
Wed, September 14, 2011 1:00 PM US/Pacific

With the introduction of ColdFusion builder, more control of the IDE is being given to the developers. No longer are we tied down to pre packaged functionality but with the use of ColdFusion Builder Extensions we can now expand our IDE to do what we need it to do. In this session we will review everything you need to know about extensions and will go through the process of creating and packaging one. By the end of the session you will no longer be grumbling about the lack of functionality you have access to, instead you will be adding everything you need.
Presenter: Simon Free

Developing Your First Application Using ColdFusion 9 and ORM
Thurs, September 15, 2011 10:00 AM US/Pacific

We've all heard the buzz about CF9's ORM integration, but exactly what is it, and how can I use it? This session will demystify the idea of ORM by introducing the concepts that you need to know to get started using it right away. Not an object oriented developer? No problem! As long as you know what an object is, and a little bit about cfcs, this session will help you get past the buzzwords and be productive with ORM on your next project.
Presenter: Bob Silverberg

ColdFusion and Mobile - Browser-Based Applications Made Easy
Thurs, September 15, 2011 1:00 PM US/Pacific

Mobile development is a largely moving target. New devices and device sizes are appearing almost daily. This makes application development for mobile devices difficult. This is where mobile browsers come in to save the day. This session will focus on creating browser-based apps for virtually any mobile device. This session will show you how to create a basic browser-based application. Then, utilizing ColdFusion, we will enhance the features of the application.
Presenter: Dave Ferguson

Accessing ColdFusion Services From Flex Applications
Fri, September 16, 2011 10:00 AM US/Pacific

ColdFusion offers an impressive range of tags and functions designed to enhance the development of applications and improve workflow. Since ColdFusion 9 we have been able to share some of these features with other languages and developers by using the powerful ColdFusion as a Service tools. This session by Matt Gifford (aka coldfumonkeh) will discuss and showcase the CFaaS features and show real-world examples of implementing them into a Flex/AIR application. Harness the power of ColdFusion without having to write any ColdFusion code.
Presenter: Matt Gifford

Make Your Site Searchable with Solr
Fri, September 16, 2011 1:00 PM US/Pacific

Solr, an open source, enterprise search platform from Apache, is becoming the standard search engine for use with ColdFusion. In this session, we will discuss how to set up Solr collections, index collections, and run searches against those collections and some of the differences between Solr and Verity.
Presenter: Scott Stroz

Bringing ColdFusion to Java SpringMVC
Fri, September 16, 2011 4:00 PM US/Pacific

Presenter: Mike Nimer