2DDU (2 developers down under) podcast episode 25: Kris Korsmo and IDEs

by kai 11/09/2012

This is just a quick note to let everyone know that Mark and I have recorded and published episode 25 of the “2 developers down under” – 2DDU – podcast the other day. We’ve been talking to Kris Korsmo about IDEs. Kris is another of our cf.Objective(ANZ) speakers and he’s got a web development career […]

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Why I might not come to CFCamp :-(

by kai 10/09/2012

About 1 month ago, I posted about CFCamp in Germany. Along with praising the efforts of Michi Hnat, the main organiser of CFCamp, I also said that I was going to attend, present at CFCamp and run workshops during the event’s CFAcademy. One might wonder why I’m now considering not going. Basically it comes down […]

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2DDU (2 developers down under) podcast episode 24: group chat

by kai 22/08/2012

Mark and I are on a roll. Episode 24 of our 2DDU (2 developers down under) podcast is live. Yesterday morning we spent about 50 minutes talking to Andrew Mercer, Justin McLean and Richard Turner-Jones about various technology and development topics. All three of them are speakers at cf.Objective(ANZ) in November and we interviewed them […]

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2DDU (2 developers down under) podcast episode 23 is live

by kai 16/08/2012

Mark Mandel and I have recorded episode 23 of the 2DDU (2 developers down under) podcast this morning. It’s now live on our podcast website for listening or download. Topics we covered this time: (J)Ruby, NodeJS, Sean Corfield’s upcoming visit to Australia, my first experiences trying to compile Railo 4 and our upcoming trips to […]

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Wellington Adobe meetups successfully moved – what’s on in August and September?

by kai 07/08/2012

Just a quick update that both Wellington-based (this is Wellington in New Zealand, in case anyone wonders) Adobe meetups have now finally moved away from the Adobe groups site and various Google groups (the old Flex/Flash Platform Group) and are now consolidated on Creative Suite User Group Wellington and Wellington Adobe Web Technology Meetup […]

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CFML – alive and kicking at CFCamp and CFAcademy in Germany

by kai 06/08/2012

Quite often one is told that ColdFusion is dead, old and proprietary. That’s actually not quite true even though I can see where people are coming from – ColdFusion doesn’t seem to be as posh and fancy as the poster children of web development such as Rails and Node. Fair enough. However, there’s more to […]

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Why would anyone travel from New Zealand to Kansas City, MO? D2WC!

by kai 08/01/2012

The short answer is: for D2WC 2012. Let me briefly explain: D2WC is a conference about and for designers, developers, hybrid and the famous designer-developer workflow. It will go into its third iteration in 2012 and after Dee Sadler was originally trying to get me involved with the event already in 2010, I finally went […]

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cf.Objective(ANZ) 2010 is over – here comes webDU 2011

by kai 21/11/2010

You might wonder and think: “Haven’t I seen another post about cf.O(ANZ) just a few minutes ago?”. Yes, you’re absolutely right. cf.Objective(ANZ) is still over and next next big thing for everyone involved with web and (but not only) the Adobe platform in Australia and New Zealand is webDU in Sydney. Geoff has just yesterday posted the dates (14 and 15 April 2011) and a call for papers.

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cf.Objective(ANZ) 2010 is over – here comes cf.Objective(US) 2011

by kai 21/11/2010

The title of this post says it all – cf.Objective(ANZ) 2010 in Melbourne is over and I’d like to take a moment to state that it was an awesome conference, thx to everyone involved: Mark, Justin, AJ, Darren and last but not least our fabulous event manager Julie Allen for putting this together. It’s been a pleasure being on the committee again and working on creating an agenda of sessions that attract people from all over Australia and New Zealand to make their way to Melbourne.

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30 days of me – day 9

by kai 17/09/2010

Today’s topic is “Something I’m proud of in the past few days”… Probably the thing that comes to mind was pulling off Flash Platform Camp for the second time now in 2010 about two weeks ago together with Diane and Ross. Other than that in the last few days and weeks – lots of business as usual – as boring as it might sound 🙂

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