Past Meetup

"DataFaucet ORM... relax, have a drink", with Isaac Dealey

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When: Thursday, July 10, 6:00pm US EDT (UTC/GMT-5) (What time is that for you? See http://www.timeanddat... ( which shows the time as US EDT and you can choose your city from the list offered to see what time that is in your own timezone.)

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Duration: Approx. 1 hour
Meeting will be recorded. URL will be posted after meeting at

Our talk for Thursday, July 10 will have s. Isaac Dealey presenting "DataFaucet ORM... relax, have a drink".

Description: (provided by the speaker)

DataFaucet is another ORM solution for CFML. Whether you're new to the concept, or familiar with them (and current solutions like Transfer or Reactor, and plans for Hibernate in CF9), this talk will explain how DataFaucet eliminates the busy work of writing queries and making changes to your database schema. Get an overview of tools that were able to eliminate almost 600 lines of code from Ray Camden's Galleon forums application while adding features and flexibility. Learn how to create ActiveRecord objects that know their own database tables and relationships and can automatically install their own required tables across a variety of database platforms including (but not limited to) MS Access, MS SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle. It will include a brief comparison of these tools with Transfer ORM (from Mark Mandel / CompoundTheory) and Reactor ORM (from Doug Hughes / Alagad)

Speaker: (provided by the speaker)

Isaac Dealey has ten years experience working with ColdFusion (since version 3) for a wide variety of clients from small businesses to large enterprises, including MCI and AT&T Wireless. Despite forays into other technologies like Java and XSLT, ColdFusion remains his first love, which he's previously evangelized as a member of both Team Macromedia and the Adobe Community Experts. A proud father of two girls and a boy, he's also "fathered" a handful of open source projects which he's glad to share.

RECORDING: As always, the meeting will be recorded, and the recording URL will be posted after the meeting at .

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