Sunday, September 12, 2010

My CFFree Session Presentations From BFusion

Yesterday I had the great opportunity to spend an entire day covering the free software CFML engines at BFusion in Bloomington, IN, assisted by Adam Haskell (thanks Adam!). It was fantastic to be able to do a deep dive into building and deploying CFML applications on a free software stack, and I got a lot of good feedback from the attendees.

If you couldn't attend and are interested, the Ubuntu VM we used in the course is available on Dropbox (3.8GB).

Here are the presentation slides on Google Docs--make sure to go down to "Action" at the bottom of the screen and select "Show Speaker Notes" because otherwise the slides don't make a lot of sense. ;-)
  • Session 1
    • Introduction to Free Software and Open Source
    • Introduction to Free CFML Engines
  • Session 2
    • Installing Open BlueDragon and Railo
    • Configuring Apache and Tomcat
  • Session 3
    • Exploring OpenBD and Railo
    • Enhancements in OpenBD and Railo
    • Deploying Applications
  • Session 4
    • Using the OpenBD Debugger
    • Extending OpenBD and Railo
    • Monitoring Your Applications With VisualVM and Lambda Probe
    • CFML on Google App Engine
Thanks to the attendees for participating in what I hope was a useful and informative session. Whether or not you were at BFusion, feel free to email me with any questions you have about anything related to free/open source CFML.

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