Adobe is holding a ColdFusion IDE survey

Submitted by Falken on

Looks like this is your chance to give a bit of direction to Adobe on what you'd like from a ColdFusion coders IDE - take the survey here.

For the record, I plumed for 'free' as 'how much should it cost', but added a note that if the server was free, there was probably a market for an IDE with all the features CFEclipse doesn't have (yet). Competing with free is hard work though, and I'd much rather Adobe just paid people to improve CFEclipse.

Does Mark Drew ever sleep ?

Submitted by Falken on

Not content with getting a point release out the door recently, CFEclipse author Mark Drew has just posted yet another tweak to the 1.3 version that fixes a minor secure FTP issue and also updates the icon artwork.

You can read all about it here, update now to get the latest and greatest version of the ColdFusion Eclipse plugin.

CFEclipse 1.3 thoughts

Submitted by Falken on

As I'm sure you've all noticed by now, the number one IDE (all right, IDE plugin) for ColdFusion developers, CFEclipse, has been updated to version 1.3, but what does this mean for your daily life ?

By accident, I noticed that pressing F1 while in a tag no longer fires up the browser - you get nice help in a new side panel. This should mean no more flicking back to Adobe's site to look up something, hurrah !


Submitted by Falken on

Technology willing I'll be posting updates here every few hours over the course of Thursday conference. LiveJournal readers will need to check my real blog, sorry.

8:30: Met Ben Forta in the lobby, got checked in nice and quick, now watching the huge tele being built and apraising the swag

CFEclipse Update

Submitted by Falken on

Mark Drew has a nice little post over on the CF-Talk mailing list about what's coming up in the ColdFusion add-on for Eclipse - CFEclipse.

Cool new featues to come post the soon to be released 1.3 are CFC inspection ('if it can find it, it can hint to you what the methods and arguments are') and hints for method-local variables. These are all features considered core in something like the Idea Java IDE, and will help a lot.