Matt Gifford aka coldfumonkeh | Consultant Developer
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Jun 10, 2011

Cannot load 32-bit SWT libraries on 64-bit JVM

I've been doing a little application maintenance today and restoring my standalone version of ColdFusion Builder 2, making sure it has all of the Eclipse plugins and extras that I use on a daily basis.

I fell foul of a common issue that although I've dealt with before, still took a...

Jun 6, 2011

Adobe MAX 2011 is coming!

Adobe MAX is back!

Opening it's doors once again in Los Angeles between 1st - 5th October 2011, this is going to be a fantastic conference!

The sessions, labs and schedules are still in the process of being finalised and populated, but the schedule is up and registration is now open.

There are...

Jun 1, 2011

The Critters Awards

Wednesday 25th May 2011 saw the inaugural award event from the team at - The Critters!

A fantastic night out, and a really fun awards party complete with karaoke and filled with memetastic awesomeness - real words, not made up at all. The categories and shortlists...

Jun 1, 2011

OAuth: demystified (hopefully) - online presentation

Last month I was all geared up to give my presentation “OAuth: demystified (hopefully)” through the online ColdFusion Meetup user group, and all was going well until a lost net connection marred the presentation with no access to the...

May 19, 2011

Future of Web Design 2011 - Adobe CS 5.5 Prize Winner

At my Future of Web Design presentation in London on Tuesday 17th May, I asked attendees to tweet using the hashtag #DarwinDev to be in with a chance of winning something special.

I ran out of time after the presentation to select the...

May 5, 2011

I'm speaking at Future of Web Design 2011

I'm really excited and honoured to say that I will be speaking at the Future of Web Design 2011 conference in London on Tuesday 17th May.

Organised by Carsonified, the FOWD events are a fantastic way to meet new people, find...

Apr 19, 2011

Managing multiple Twitter users authentication with monkehTweet

One of the questions I get asked frequently in regards to the monkehTweet ColdFusion Twitter wrapper is the ability to manage multiple users and their access to Twitter.

In this post, I've written a sample application to emulate a user-based system. Once a user has logged in, the application can access...

Apr 13, 2011

Web Designer Magazine - Multiple Design Views with Dreamweaver CS5 HTML5 Pack

With a myriad of platforms, mobile devices and screen sizes / resolutions to cater for, the modern web designer's job is rapidly becoming more complex dealing with visual layouts to compliment the range of viewing devices now available.

Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 update 11.0.3 included an additional tool (the HTML5 pack) to...

Apr 12, 2011

Presentation on Thursday - OAuth: demystified (hopefully)

I am giving my presentation "OAuth: demystified (hopefully)" through the online ColdFusion Meetup user group this Thursday, April 14th at 12 EST.

This presentation is a mild reworking of the same presentation I gave at Scotch on the Rocks 2011. There...

Apr 11, 2011

monkehTweets v1.2.5 released

monkehTweets has been updated with the release to v1.2.5 this morning, which includes the following fixes and amendments:

  • additional methods added
    • getRetweets()
    • retweetedBy()
    • retweetedByIDs()
    • geoSearch()
    • geoSimilarPlaces()
    • addMemberToList()
    • deleteListMember()
  • resolved minor authentication issues with getUserTimeline() and friendshipExists() methods
  • revised spelling mistake in geoReverseGeocode() method name

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