As Simple As Possible, As Complex As Necessary is a blog focused on exploring the balance between simplicity and complexity, in particular as it relates to the development of web systems with ColdFusion.
- Migrating from ColdFusion 9 to Railo 4.2First in a probable series on issues encountered and changes needed when migrating apps from Adobe ColdFusion to Railo.
- The unnecessary complexity of required registration when buying onlineThe one flaw in GoCardless's otherwise excellent service is that customers are forced to create an account before they can pay.
- The simplicity of GoCardlessGoCardless offers UK small businesses and organisations a modern service for taking payments online via Direct Debit. Integrate with their API easily with a new CFML client library.
- Installing Railo on IIS alongside ColdFusion 9Configuring a site to run Railo on an IIS server already connected to ColdFusion 9 is not as hard as expected, but is best done manually.
- Fixing a strange Ehcache issue in CF9How to fix the "net.sf.ehcache.CacheException: error setting options" issue in ColdFusion 9
- ColdFusion ORM quirks: removing one-to-many childrenRemoving individual one-to-many child objects from a parent ORM entity is straightforward. But if you want to remove several or all at once, things are a bit trickier.
- The simplicity of migrating from MySQL to MariaDBUpgrading from an old version of MySQL to the latest MariaDB as the database for ColdFusion applications is generally very easy, but you may need to update the data source connector
- Upgrading to FW/1 2.5A minor code change was necessary when upgrading my apps to use the latest version of FW/1. There's also a small but useful addition to the API.
- Installing ColdFusion 9 on Windows 8Struggling to install the 64-bit version of ColdFusion 9 on your Windows 8 PC? Try the 32-bit installer.
- How to use SSL with more than one site in an IIS7 development environmentA simple way of supporting multiple SSL sites in IIS7 on a development machine with just one ip address