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January 23, 2008

Evils of Global Variables when Unit Testing

Filed under: ColdFusion, Fusebox — Tags: , , , — Steve Nelson @ 6:53 am
Let’s jump right to some code. ::CODECOLORER_BLOCK_1:: versus: ::CODECOLORER_BLOCK_2:: They look pretty similar right? Near identical. Neither is really easier or harder to read. Performance wise, I suspect you couldn’t see much of a difference. If you’re thinking to yourself, “Aww geez Steve Nelson is about to go on a week long rampage about something.” You would be [...]

January 22, 2008

Use CFArgument For… Everything

Filed under: ColdFusion, Fusebox — Tags: , , — Steve Nelson @ 9:31 am
In my new effort to rid my life of global variables, I’ve been focusing on the arguments scope. I think the arguments scope is the key to solving this problem. With my MVC-CFC framework I find it is easy as pie to live without global variables. In a nutshell, EVERYTHING is passed in through a <cfargument>. [...]

February 20, 2007

My (Other) Frameworks Presentation: Best Practices for Integrating CFCs, Flex and Fusebox

Filed under: Conferences, Flex & Flash, Fusebox, General Development — Tags: , , — Nat Papovich @ 9:32 am
I was more excited about the FB3 to FB5 presentation than this presentation, but a lot more people have requested the materials for this one, so here it is. Download here The presentation didn’t have a working sample application, but inside, you will find the handful of example files I showed, as well as a PowerPoint Comments [...]

February 19, 2007

My Frameworks Conference Presentation: Making the Jump from FB3 to FB5

Filed under: Conferences, Fusebox — Tags: — Nat Papovich @ 10:42 am
I’ve had a few people ask for the materials from my “Making the Jump from FB3 to FB5″ presentation at the Frameworks Conference from earlier this month. Sorry for the delay, but I finally put together all the materials fit for consumption. Download here Inside, you’ll find the PowerPoint along with a sample application which, although [...]

January 31, 2007

I am Concerned about my Presentation Tomorrow

Filed under: ColdFusion, Fusebox — Tags: , — Steve Nelson @ 8:15 pm
I have to be honest, I’m a little concerned that my presentation at 12:30 tomorrow. My new CFC framework/methodology/method (whatever you call it) is just too simple. I’m concerned that it won’t confuse enough people tomorrow. I mean, this conference is about frameworks, the attendees are the smartest of the smart people in the CF community. [...]

November 17, 2006

CFC-Only Version of Fusebox

Filed under: ColdFusion — Tags: , — Steve Nelson @ 9:40 am
I just gave a presentation to the Maryland ColdFusion user group about an experimental framework i’ve been goofing around with. In a nutshell it looks and feels just like MVC-Fusebox, but has no XML and has no core files. It simply uses CFML and CFCs. It doesn’t require any special include files or any extended [...]

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