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No meeting. "ColdFusion and Flex", with Dale Fraser, postponed to May 22

When: Thursday, May 8, 6:00pm US EDT (GMT-5) (What time is that for you? See
this link which shows the time as US EDT and you can choose your city from the list offered to see it in your own time.)
Meeting URL: Duration: Approx. 1 hour
Meeting will be recorded. URL will be posted after meeting at
Topic must be postponed
UpdateSorry, but I have to announce that our speaker can't make the meeting because of unexpected travel. He's rescheduled for May 22 at 6. I didn't have a speaker to step in to speak on his topic, and I considered running a "free clinic" to help solve people's problems as a group, but I think it would be better to have a little advanced announcement about that as well, so there is no meeting tonight..
****************************** We were to have just one session for Thursday, May 8, with Dale Fraser, presenting "
ColdFusion and Flex: How to write simple Flex applications that leverage your existing ColdFusion data". Again, this is now postponed to May 22.
Description: (provided by the speaker) So how hard is it to write Flex applications that utilise ColdFusion components? It?s actually very easy, easier than you might think. One of the reasons for giving this talk is that I initially found it hard to get my head around how it would work, how to configure it all and looked at it and then put it aside a few times. >From doing this I have learnt what I think is the easiest way to get ColdFusion & Flex configured to work together, this is what I will be demonstrating. I?ll show the basics of configuration (Flex Builder and some setup of CF), then will show and discuss several forms of integration: remote objects, remoting & binding, and using queries, arrays, structures, and objects/CFCs.
Speaker: Dale Fraser is Chief Technical Officer for CogState Limited, a public biotech company who develops software for cognitive testing for use in clinical drug trials. He's a long-time ColdFusion user and supporter, and he runs the and websites.
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  • Charlie A.

    Mark, did you see that this talk (Flex and CF) will not be happening on the 7th. The speaker has had to postpone.

    When you ask about remoting, if you mean Flash Remoting, yes, my understanding is that it's "underground", if by that you mean that AMF is the underlying communication protocol for comm from Flex to CF, unless web services are used.

    May 7, 2008

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