The ACME Guide: 64-bit Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Hardy Heron Edition - Part 2

Since ColdFusion 6, it’s been possible to run on 64-bit systems with 64-bit JVMs, just not officially. (If you’re nice, I’ll post how later.) 64-bit support was officially introduced for ColdFusion with version 8, but only for Solaris SPARC. As of the 8.0.1 release, Adobe gave us offical support for 64-bit on Windows, Linux and OSX.

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Error 'Invalid Reply from Server' when using AjaxCFC

I’m 2 weeks into my new job and I just started working on a project that requires Ajax. After using CFAjax for so long, I figured I’d give AjaxCFC a go. I’ve heard nothing but good things about it, but I’ve been bashing my head against the wall for a while with this error. Took me forever to find the real cause.

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Please stop using SELECT MAX(id)

I know there are a lot of tutorials that use this technique. I also know there’s a lot of inherited code (in any language) that contains this SQL. I also also know that - years ago - I too was a slave to SELECT MAX(id). But this is the 21st century and you need to stop using it.

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How NOT to code a CFLOOP

I’ve been chasing down a CFLOOP timeout error in one of our apps that escaped our rewrite project. After searching through code for 3 weeks, var scoping a bunch of CFCs and wading through a ton of business logic I think I found the culprit.

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