By David Fekke
January 17th, 2011
Vince Bonfanti will be presenting the next version of BlueDragon at the JaxFusion user group. The next meeting will be at Vurv Technology in Jacksonville at 6:30 PM on Tuesday March 6th. Here is the write up for the next meeting;
BlueDragon 7.0: New Capabilities for CFML Applications
In this presentation, Vince Bonfanti will demonstrate some of the new and powerful language features of BlueDragon 7.0 including:
CFTHREAD and its associated tags
CFC interfaces and abstract CFCs
NULL value and the IsNull() function
CACHEDUNTILCHANGE attribute of the CFQUERY tag
Vince Bonfanti is president and co-founder of New Atlanta Communications,and has successfully brought three generations of web-scripting languages to market since 1995:
Lasso - A cgi-based web-scripting language and runtime for publishing FileMaker Pro databases. Lasso was sold to Claris (now FileMaker, Inc.), a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple, in March of 1997 - becoming the FileMaker Pro 4.0 Web Companion. Over ten million licenses of FileMaker Pro have been sold since its initial release.
ServletExec - A server-side Java based web-scripting language and runtime that implements the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages (JSP) APIs.
BlueDragon - A ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML) runtime with native deployment and integration capabilities on both the Microsoft .NET and Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) platforms.
Vince also authored "blueprints", a regular column featured in the ColdFusion Developer's Journal (CFDJ). A charter member of Sun's Java Servlet and JSP Expert Groups, Vince has been a JavaOne speaker and a contributor to Java trade magazines and online publications. Vince has also been a featured speaker at CFML-based conferences as well as at local ColdFusion User Groups throughout the country.