Code formatting is a nice utility to align codes with tabs for better readability. CF Builder by default includes an HTML Tidy Code Formatter which does the formatting of HTML codes perfectly. We can utilize this feature in HTML files by right clicking on the editor and selecting**“Run HTML Tidy”**.
ColdFusion Builder joins the Family of Free RIA Tools from Adobe. After the release of ColdFusion Builder 1.0 version adobe makes it’s free for Education purposes. More details can be available at https://freeriatools.adobe.com/cfbuilder/.
ColdFusion Builder is available at the Adobe stores starting today. ColdFusion builder has been significantly improved in performance after the beta releases. I’ve been utilizing the beta versions and don’t think I will be using any other IDE for ColdFusion development. My favorite feature is developing Extensions using ColdFusion is absolutely an brilliant one.
The Chennai ColdFusion User Group is hosting its ColdFusion Builder Special Event on coming March 30, 2010. In this Event Dipanwita Sarkar from Adobe CF Builder team will be demonstrating the new features, extension/insight into the future of CF Builder. It is an excellent opportunity to learn more on the IDE from the team itself. This will be an Adobe Connect Meeting and more details are available at Chennai ColdFusion User Group site.
DZone just released the ColdFusion Builder Reference card by Adobe Platform Evangelist Terrence Ryan. This is a second refcard from DZone followed by ColdFusion 9 Reference card released on August 2009 written by the same author.
Auto-closing of tags is a nice feature to include in the editors. ColdFusion Builder provide to us some additional options on enabling/disabling the Auto-close tags feature as follows.
Adobe released the ColdFusion 9 performance brief covering statistics/executive summary of CF 9 performance over previous versions. Download the PDF from here - http://bit.ly/CF9PerformanceBrief
Chennai CFUG is having its monthly meeting on February 18, 2010, about getting started with ORM in ColdFusion 9. In this meeting Himavanth from Adobe engineering team will present about the Object Relation Mapping features in CF 9. Also, covers on using ColdFusion 9 ORM features to create Rapid CF Applications. This will be an Adobe Connect meeting. Please see the event details on Chennai CFUG site at adobe groups for more information and to RSVP (Login with your Adobe ID to RSVP)