ColdFusion 11 Hotfix 5 and ColdFusion 10 Hotfix 16 are out!

Hotfix 5 for ColdFusion 11, and Hotfix 16 for ColdFusion 10 are out, and fix close to 150 bugs collectively! Connector fixes for IIS are available for ColdFusion 11, and that would imply the need to reconfigure connectors if you are on a ColdFusion 11 configured with IIS. ColdFusion 11 also packs Apache 2.4.10 support. […]

ColdFusion and Nginx

Nginx is that popular webserver that’s been increasingly eating up the webserver market share. Wikipedia says over 30% of the top 100K sites run on Nginx. The Nginx wiki speaks of the webserver as a high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server. The most striking feature of Nginx though, […]

ColdFusion 11 Hot Fix 1 and Connectors

There it is! Hotfix 1 – The first update for ColdFusion 11. The technote detailing the release is here, The update packs a handful of fixes to critical bugs, with two of them being on the connector. I will be detailing these two fixes here, IIS worker process hangs when IIS site config is […]

Speaking at, CFSummit 2014

It’s that time of the year when the ColdFusion community huddles up at Vegas! ColdFusion Summit 2014. If you are a web designer, developer, strategist, or thought leader, ColdFusion Summit provides the perfect forum to exchange ideas and experiences. Its an opportunity to interact with ColdFusion experts, domain leaders, and peers, and learn about the […]

ColdFusion 11 – Manually remove connector configuration

This post deals with removing connector residues on web-servers, IIS and Apache, if and when the wsconfig utility is not available for un-configuring existing connector configurations. Connector residues are left behind with incorrect uninstallation of ColdFusion Getting Started servers, or more simply, the ZIP Installers. The right way to get rid of a Getting Started […]

ColdFusion 11 – PDF Service prerequisites on Linux

If you are planning to use PDF services on a Linux box with ColdFusion 11, you would need a set of packages to be preinstalled, and would also need to import a set of fonts onto your machine. Though this is called out specifically in the Adobe Live Cycle Documentation, I decided to post a […]

Fixing the Null Pointer Exception on ColdFusion

EDIT: This post was originally written with only MacOS in mind, and has been updated to serve as a generic solution Null pointer exceptions., the NPE., can be a pain – especially with no debugging environment in place. Here’s a possible solution to one such NPE thrown by ColdFusion. Right after installing ColdFusion, if you […]