Back in Edinburgh for Scotch On The Rocks 2014

by kai 31/12/2013

There are those moments when everything just falls into place. Before Xmas and before I got the notification from the CAB at cf.Objective(), one of my submitted sessions was accepted for Scotch On The Rocks 2014. I’m still extremely happy about that as the amount of submissions they got was massive (around ~160, iirc) and given that […]

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I’ll be speaking at cf.Objective() 2014

by kai 30/12/2013

It already happened an few days ago, but I’m very pleased to announce that I’ll be at cf.Objective() 2014 in Minneapolis in May 2014 and that two of my three session proposals got chosen for the conference’s agenda. I’ve been to cf.Objective() 2013 as an attendee (Kudos to Gert @ Railo for throwing me a […]

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When and why you should run when someone (including myself) recommends a certain set of JVM settings

by kai 30/12/2013

This is part two of a loosely connected series of blog posts dealing with JVM settings. Make sure you check out the first post titled “JVM memory settings for Railo (and Adobe ColdFusion) on Tomcat” before continuing to get an idea of the overall context of this series. Today’s post is about why generic recommendations […]

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ColdFusion and ColdFusion Builder source code have been stolen

by kai 05/10/2013

So, there we go. Adobe got hacked and according to Krebs on Security and Adobe themselves, among other things, the source code of ColdFusion, ColdFusion Builder and other Adobe products has been stolen and shown up on hacker sites. This is obviously an issue. I don’t want to comment on how it might or might […]

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Railo Express Tomcat – updates

by kai 13/05/2013

I’ve just updated the Railo Express on Tomcat bundles that I’m compiling. They now feature Apache Tomcat 7.0.40 (which is a very recommended upgrade from .39) and various Railo versions: Tomcat 7.0.39 and Railo!m0IUhYDR!abAZeAh-dukXRw8EpMHV8lWAhGpyXuiyHhpvrNouaKw Tomcat 7.0.40 and Railo!6sx3GIrT!LJRexzWxkbQItSg_PdaRaEgsSDhzNzglO6y-Sjz__tk Tomcat 7.0.40 and Railo!25ZiFZaL!Q-RzyFRjWz43Xdy7senMmSHHi1wNFgj2cywGyv9X1Tk Tomcat 7.0.40 and Railo!f94nnI7a!MuHpoltxQANMISy6l7b8Gx_iZJw8hTf-e5wZ4s4QLrg

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Railo Express Tomcat for OS X

by kai 20/04/2013

And here we go. If you want to play with and try out my unofficial Railo Express Tomcat for OS X, you can get started by just visiting the wiki page for it. On there, I’ve provided some (hopefully useful) instructions on what to do after the download – please note that the screenshots show […]

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CFCamp 2013 – Back in Germering

by kai 14/04/2013

The last two CFCamp events in Munich have been such a success so that the team around Michi Hnat is putting it on again. CFCamp 2013 will happen on October 14 and 15 (Monday and Tuesday) in Germering (right next to Munich). I’m blogging about it now, because I want to make people aware of […]

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And then there was Webstock 2013 (day 2)

by kai 21/02/2013

Let’s talk about day 2 of Webstock 2013. The first speaker was Karen McGrane. Her session was titled “Adapting Ourselves to Adaptive Content”. Uhhh – you might think, but Karen’s message is much easier than the session title might make you expect. Essentially: It’s just not on to take your print PDF and publish it […]

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And then there was Webstock 2013 (day 1)

by kai 18/02/2013

I spent Thursday and Friday of last week at the awesome Webstock conference. I’m not gonna go into all the details of what it is, why it’s so awesome and why it sells out before they even put the programme together (I got asked the latter by a friend of mine who couldn’t believe the […]

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Trying to explain why I’m not an ACP anymore

by kai 14/01/2013

Recently a few people started to realise that I’m not an ACP (Adobe Community Professional) anymore and asked me why. This is going to be an explanation of how it came to this situation from my point of view. I want to make it very clear that I’m not looking back in anger and that […]

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