What we're about

The Online ColdFusion Meetup (https://coldfusionmeetup.com) is about empowering CF users (developers and admins) with presentations on CF and non-CF topics that may be of interest to CFers. Formed in 2005 and hosted since 2007 by Charlie Arehart, the Online CF Meetup has held over 250 presentations given by several dozen speakers.

CF users from anywhere are free to attend. Become a member here (free, joining more than 3,000 others) to get notified of new meetings, optionally participate in ratings and discussions, and more. As an entirely online ColdFusion/CFML user group, we meet irregularly (at times, weekly), as speakers can be arranged.

Indeed, we welcome new speakers, and you can learn more about presenting at https://speak.coldfusionmeetup.com. Generally, our meeting time slots have been Thursdays at either noon or 6pm US Eastern time, though we can be flexible.

All meetings are held at the URL, https://experts.adobeconnect.com/cfmeetup . Use the option there to "log in as guest", enter your name, and wait until just before the meeting starts to be let in.

Meetings are recorded and the URLs are posted (usually within a day of the meeting) at https://recordings.coldfusionmeetup.com , which lists all our past meetings (https://www.meetup.com/coldfusionmeetup/events/past/), and offers our youtube playlist (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLG2EHzEbhy0-QirMKgSxhjkUyTSSTvHjL) of sessions since 2015.

Finally, for still more information, see the "about" page (http://www.meetup.com/coldfusionmeetup/about/).

Upcoming events (2)

"Migrating or comparing CF Admin settings", with Charlie Arehart

We're happy to announce another session of the Online ColdFusion Meetup to be held Thursday Aug 13th at 12pm US Eastern Time, UTC-4. (We will also have one at 6pm US ET, coming in another announcement.) Like last week, we will hold this meeting via Zoom, including the option to dial in: Meeting URL: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86119711407 Meeting ID:[masked] Phone: [masked] US (New York) Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kDcpOmzux TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker) Have you ever wished you could easily compare the CF Admin settings between one instance and another? Whether on different machines or multiple instances on the same machine, or even between one version of CF and another? What about between CF and Lucee? And when you install CF, you may know that it offers to import Admin settings of a previous instance found on the same machine, but what if you need to migrate settings from one instance to another, again perhaps even between versions? Or what if you skip that auto-import and want to run it again? In this session, veteran CF troubleshooter Charlie Arehart will walk you through all these scenarios, showing tools that are either built into CF or can be used for free, including one that’s coming in the next release of CF (and which has been shown publicly already). One of the tools even helps with BOTH migration AND comparison between instances AND between CF engines! But each tool has its place and and may be new to you. Come see what's possible! ABOUT THE SPEAKER: (provided by the speaker) A veteran server troubleshooter with over thirty years experience in enterprise IT, Charlie Arehart (@carehart) is a longtime contributor to the community and Adobe Community Professional. As an independent consultant, he provides short-term, remote, on-demand troubleshooting/tuning assistance for organizations of all sizes and experience levels (https://www.carehart.org/consulting). DURATION: Approx. 1 hour, plus time for questions RECORDINGS: All meetings are recorded. The URL will be posted after meeting at https://recordings.coldfusionmeetup.com. In addition to those Adobe Connect streaming recording posted immediately after the meeting, we also post recordings at Youtube usually within a day of the meeting. WANT TO PRESENT? We welcome and indeed seek presentations from anyone wishing to speak about any projects regarding or tangentially related to CF. For more, see https://speak.coldfusionmeetup.com.

"PWA's How Did We Get Here?", with Simon MacDonald

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We're happy to announce another session of the Online ColdFusion Meetup to be held Thursday Aug 13th at 6pm US Eastern Time, UTC-4. (We have announced another at 12pm US ET the same day.) Like last week, we will hold this meeting via Zoom, including the option to dial in: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86884169392 Meeting ID:[masked] Phone: [masked] US (New York) Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbI5k5rhRo TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker) Back in the mid 90’s we only had one cross platform choice for building internet connected applications and that was HTML, CSS and JavaScript. So why is it now that after 25+ years have passed we are back to building internet connected applications with HTML, CSS and JavaScript and calling them Progressive Web Apps? Join me as we journey from the webs earliest beginnings to get back exactly where we started, or have we? Along the way we’ll visit old friends like Flash who was to many the first way to add interactivity to web pages. Discuss the introduction of AJAX where the web started to catch up. Shudder at the seismic shift after the introduction of the iPhone and mobile apps only to be challenged by cross platform mobile development platforms like Apache Cordova. Now, we are back to building plain old web apps and what have we learned along the way and what might be coming next? ABOUT THE SPEAKER: (provided by the speaker) Simon has over twenty years of development experience and has worked on a variety of projects including object oriented databases, police communication systems, speech recognition and unified messaging. His current focus is being a developer advocate for Adobe where he assists people building solutions across a wide variety of areas like web, mobile and serverless. Simon’s been building web applications since the days they were written using shell scripts and he still has nightmares about those dark days. DURATION: Approx. 1 hour, plus time for questions RECORDINGS: All meetings are recorded. The URL will be posted after meeting at https://recordings.coldfusionmeetup.com. In addition to those Adobe Connect streaming recording posted immediately after the meeting, we also post recordings at Youtube usually within a day of the meeting. WANT TO PRESENT? We welcome and indeed seek presentations from anyone wishing to speak about any projects regarding or tangentially related to CF. For more, see https://speak.coldfusionmeetup.com.

Past events (361)

"I Didn’t Know S3 Could Do That!", with Brian Klaas

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