The Online ColdFusion Meetup Message Board › Seeking input on Open Source project
As a new member to the ColdFusion Meetup, first I'd like to say hello to everyone and introduce myself briefly. I've been working with ColdFusion starting around 1998. I might be a new name online, but I've been in and around the CF community virtually and physically for a long time, just lurking anonymously. :)
As some of you have probably experienced, the transition to the Google App Engine (GAE) for pre-existing applications is somewhat problematic when it comes to the database. In attempting to move one of my simple apps to GAE, I ran into the Object Store buzz-saw. I needed an interim solution for transitioning my existing databases to the cloud, one that didn't require a complete rewrite of my database interface layer, and a transition from RDBMS to an object-based DB.
So, I created the Helium-Engine Database (HeDB), and I've decided that I'd like to release it as Free Open Source Software.
My reason for posting here is two-fold:
I'm in an early phase of this project, so I'm not yet ready to release the source, however it will be made available when I get my P's and Q's in order. The database is currently very functional; more than just a proof of concept. I have a console that allows you to interact with the database as a demo. There are bug-fixes and features I'm still working on for the official release, but I am willing to provide HeDB in its current form to people, by request on a limited basis. At this point install is very easy, but I'd like to put together some working examples on how to use it in your code, not just from a console.
The pre-release url of this project is http://www.heliumengi...
To summarize, I'm asking the CFML community for help in getting this project off the ground.
Edited by Bryan Hurley on May 19, 2010 1:12 PM