As leading ColdFusion performance engineers and application development specialists, we’re pretty good at what we do. Still, it’s comparatively unglamorous work that we do, focused as it is on recondite topics like software frameworks and Java memory utilization patterns. We’ve got thousands of happy customers of our ColdFusion support and development services, and our SeeFusion [...]
This is for anyone having trouble connecting to SQL Server on Parallels from ColdFusion on Mac OS X.
Each time I’ve installed a new version of SQL server — be it 2005 or 2008 — it took me a bit a random clicking to get a ColdFusion datasource connected to SQL Server.
Here are some tips.
Make sure [...]
I was having a couple issues with my Mac Pro. The most noticeable issue was that when I launched Console, it would open, but then give me nothing more than a spinning cursor. The less obvious symptom, which seemed unrelated, was that whenever I opened Terminal, or opened a new tab or window, there was a good [...]
In Windows, the Explorer window shows the full path of the folder in the address bar. It’s very handy if you’re moving files around with multiple Explorer windows open. It’s also very handy to know if you’re in the right folder named if multiple folders share the same name. (Like “bin”.)
But in Mac OS X, [...]
I’m a recent switcher, having used Windows for, well, ever. So far, the switch has been painless, and I’m only using XP in VMWare for SQL Server 2000 and 2005, including the studio tools.
But it’s the little daily things that are tripping me up. I learned ifconfig as the replacement for ipconfig, I’m getting comfortable [...]