WHEN: Thurs. Oct 29, 12:00pm US ET (UTC/GMT-4)
MEETING URL: http://experts.acrobat.com/cfmeetup/
DURATION: Approx. 1 hour
Meeting will be recorded. URL will be posted after meeting at http://recordings.coldfusionmeetup.com
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ABOUT THIS SESSION:
Our noon (US ET) talk on Thursday Oct 29 will be Doug Hughes presenting , "Using Ant to Deploy ColdFusion Application".
Ant is a fantastic tool for deploying applications. It's widely used in the Java world, but is under utilized by ColdFusion developers? What can it do? Pretty much all the tedious steps you currently do manually! In this presentation I'll give an overview of Ant as well as demonstrate CFAnt, which is an open source suite of Ant tasks that implement all of the features of the ColdFusion admin API!
Doug Hughes is a veteran programmer and the president of Alagad Inc (http://www.alagad.com... (http://www.alagad.com)), a successful small business specializing in web and application development, services and consulting. Doug also publishes a popular blog covering ColdFusion and other technical topics at http://www.doughughes... (http://www.doughughes.net).
RECORDING: As always, the meeting will be recorded, and the recording URL will be posted after the meeting at http://recordings.coldfusionmeetup.com .
We are still attempting to make this meeting available as a downloadable recording. If/when available, they will be listed on the recordings page within a few days of the meeting. Until then, you can find discussion of the challenges creating such downloadable recordings here (http://www.meetup.com/coldfusionmeetup/pages/Challenges_creating_downloadable_recordings/).
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