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If you havent heard already Firefox is taking the world by storm as the new Internet Browser to rival Internet Explorer. Developed by Mozilla – who claim that “Firefox empowers you to browse faster, more safely and more efficiently than with any other browser.” I have now been using firefox for at least 6 months […]


June 24, 2005 - 6:48 pm
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So you have several apps on several servers, each of them load balanced and clustered using ColdFusions cool new Clustering and load balancing. But what if you need to know which of the CF instances is handling a particular request, what if you want to actually see the Round Robin happening? I found a nifty […]


June 18, 2005 - 6:42 pm
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When ColdFusion MX 7 came along the old ways of performance logging went out the window somewhat. cfstat got lost because it cant cope with multiple jrun instances and for some reason Jrun metrics doesn’t want to work either (at least I couldn’t get it to work). At MXDU I saw Kai Koenig talk about […]


June 18, 2005 - 6:37 pm
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At work recently we were getting clobbered by some nasty virus or other (there are so many I cant even remember the name), and all attempts at cleanup using Norton Anti Virus were not getting us very far. In a desperate attempt we tried a demo version of McAfee Virus Scan and came up with […]


May 19, 2005 - 6:36 pm
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Apple did some really good work on pricing up their iPods. This makes it really difficult to make a decision on what to get, especially if you are looking at price per megabyte. I don’t own one of these, but it was interesting to see how they worked it all out, whatever you think you […]


April 1, 2005 - 6:35 pm
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Recently I started to get a lot of junk in my in-box through the contact form. This was all generated by spam bots on the net so I added in the new feature of human evaluation by use of the image with a number on the contact and comment forms to slow the junk entering […]


March 29, 2005 - 6:29 pm
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In my quest to start using LDAP for authentication, we realised that using it to create a phone directory would be easy. Heres the example in Cold Fusion using CFLDAP. Remember to set the correct name for your LDAP server, a valid username and password on your domain, and make sure you get DC start […]


January 13, 2005 - 6:24 pm
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I was struggling recently with how to get cfldap to work against Active Directory and eventualy found the solution so I thought I would post it here for anyone that has any issues, and hopefully you wont spend so much time tearing your hair out like me! The code is below, change the params to […]


January 13, 2005 - 6:20 pm
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