As any ColdFusion expert and consultant will tell you, we constantly run into companies using only select parts of ColdFusion and not its full potential. It’s like a chef with a huge spice rack who only uses paprika.

Creating apps, like cooking, needs diverse tools and ingredients to truly shine.


Looking for the right consultant can be a demanding task. But done right, it could save your company money in the long term.

You’re about to dive into the confounding, cut-throat world of ColdFusion consultants, looking for someone to help your company. It can be rough out there! …


Welcome to the updated 2021 independent review of the top ColdFusion hosting services.

There are so many different factors to take into consideration when choosing the best ColdFusion hosting for your company’s next project or web app. And there’s a lot of peril in making the wrong decision.

Some of…


Programming in CFML has become cool (again).

It used to be reserved for the top 1% of the crowd and for the government. Not anymore.

As the CIO of a top company, you have a responsibility to use the top-notch resources available out there. That’s Adobe ColdFusion, without a doubt.


Most security features and protocols focus on prevention. Firewalls, security analyzers, and proper coding all keep hackers away. And sometimes, unfortunately, security breaches still occur.

A hacker roaming the contents of your company’s server should be treated like any active burglar. First, by sounding the alarms. …


It’s almost impossible to type ColdFusion into a search bar and avoid a pop-up suggestion, so let’s settle it now.

Developers who prefer ColdFusion, and programmers in general, tend to be subjective around this type of topic that calls for the comparison of different programming languages. Young programmers like to…


Since Adobe ColdFusion Summit East 2020 was canceled due to Covid 19 pandemia, all is not lost. CF Developer week webinar by Adobe will be held May 18, 2020 to May 22, 2020.

But, from it all, something new came up, such as more webinars and the option of more…


ColdFusion has been around for 24 years. It had it’s ups and downs as everything does, it seems that lately it shows the signs of vitality and longevity. The always inevitable question (mostly by the nay-sayers) “is CF dead?” is becoming obsolete. Nevertheless, we are not going to talk anymore.


You want to switch to a newer, more modern version of ColdFusion. But you’re having some doubts. Memories of install wizards turning evil and sabotaging your updates give you nightmares.

Don’t back out!

Switching to the 2018 update of ColdFusion is painless. Use the outline in this guide and a…


By Michaela Light

I am happy to share interesting State of CF survey 2020 partial results (full details in that link)

  • Lucee 5.3+ is the most popular version this year with CF 2016 in second, just ahead of CF 2018.
  • ColdBox was just beaten out by “Homegrown” as the most…

Michaela Light

ColdFusion development, security and optimization. CEO at TeraTech. Host of CF Alive podcast.

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