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"Refactoring in ColdFusion: From Procedural to OO", with Dan Wilson (makeup)

When: Thursday, August 28, 6:00pm US EDT (UTC/GMT-4) (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.)
Meeting URL: Duration: Approx. 1 hour
Meeting will be recorded. URL will be posted after meeting at Our 6pm talk on Thursday, August 21 will feature Dan Wilson, presenting a repeat of his talk, "
Refactoring in ColdFusion: From Procedural to OO". Dan was set to present the talk on June 12 but due to technical difficulties we had to repeat, and he's graciously offered to do it this week (after his ColdSpring talk of last week).
Description: (provided by the speaker) If you would like to know how to migrate an existing procedurally programmed application into an object oriented one, grab a chair and sit for a while. We'll discuss some sensible guidelines designed to help you make incremental changes towards OO nirvana. We'll also look at lots of code samples, we all like code samples, right?
Speaker: (provided by the speaker) Dan Wilson, principal partner of
DataCurl LLC, directs the activities of a health and wellness product for organizations. Before launching The Health Challenge, Dan held numerous senior program and development positions in such industries as Technical Consulting, Health Care, Online Publishing and Government Contracting. Dan is an avid participant in technology communities; currently serving on the board for the Triangle ColdFusion User Group in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, contributing to open source projects based on ColdFusion, Flex and AIR platforms and presenting on ColdFusion, Flex and Rapid Development Techniques. You can find his thoughts on ColdFusion, Flex, AIR and other technology matters at When not in front of a computer, you can find him biking, hiking, surfing and playing volleyball.
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  • Steve W.

    Good intro/overview

    August 29, 2008

  • A former member
    A former member

    well written and executed, excellent prez Dan.

    August 29, 2008

  • Rick F.

    Being totally new (well...almost) the presentation was above my head. The presentation was fine for people already experienced with OO, but it was like watching someone reverse engineer complicated software.

    I thought it would have been a lot more basic, based on the title.

    But thanks for the presentation, Dan!

    August 28, 2008

  • Faelix

    content and presentation was good, but I think that it would have been better to show shorter examples of the OO code.

    August 28, 2008

  • A former member
    A former member

    good examples, good sound quality, good speaker

    August 28, 2008

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