Tag: ColdFusion Hosting

Becoming A Developer With Purpose Greater Than Money

This is a Flashback Friday mashup. Supporting your stack and approaching development with a purpose greater than money. This might sound like an appeal to create for your favorite charity. But it’s not. We’re talking about the ethereal experience when how you do things is buzzing nicely. Tools, Tricks & Hack Your Way Happy The first time I saw someone using emacs (a living text editor) my heart skipped a beat. Did I learn how to use it? No. But it looked unreal when used by a knowledgeable developer. The same thing happened with Vim, and lately markdown (text styling) and Sublime...
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ColdFusion 12 – Is Raijin tough enough?

We attended the Adobe ColdFusion Summit this past week, ending Tuesday. The event itself was held at the Aria in Las Vegas. This specific location, and Las Vegas itself is known for hosting large conferences. The final attendance was just over 500, with many familiar faces. The conference was kicked off with nice marketing focused video on ColdFusion’s history. Ending with the spotlight on what makes Adobe ColdFusion timeless: “ColdFusion makes hard things easy”. Adobe ColdFusion Summit Keynote – About Raijin The next release of ColdFusion was officially announced. Codenamed Raijin (Japanese god of Thunder). The crowd was anticipating details on...
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Why Hostek Chose Lucee Hosting (You Should Too)

We originally chose to make Railo a hosting option, but that was before the rebranding to Lucee. It’s the same product, different stakeholders, same caretakers. We were one of the first to have certified Railo Administrators on our team, I’m one of those originally certified. Railo – Named after a StarTrek creature, the correct pronunciation would be Ry-Low. Lucee –  Named after the movie Lucy and Beatles song. Why We Chose To Offer Lucee Hosting? Hostek has supported Railo, now Lucee, for many years. We appreciate the open source aspect. For most businesses and end users seeking Lucee Hosting, price is...
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Fix ColdFusion Database Problems & Be A Hero [Part 2]

The least favorite thing to hear from a support person is that you need to tune your database or code. Let’s be honest, it’s a roadblock. For the busy developer, free time to tune things isn’t even on the radar. Maybe you’re a one person team, and don’t have support to shine a light on the problems you’re facing. Read on – there’s hope! What Causes ColdFusion Performance Problems? ColdFusion runs considerably well when everything is working and running well. It doesn’t do so well to isolate a single problem from the other apps that are just fine. Conversely even if the problems are the ONE application...
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