Our 6pm (US ET) talk on Thursday January 26 will be a “Event Gateways”, with Kurt Wiersma.

TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)

Have you ever wondered what event gateways are and what they can do for you? If so this session is for you. We will cover how you can use event gateways to execute code asynchronously as well respond to and handle real time events. Practical uses like an online auction, a fantasy football draft, processing file uploads in the background, and others will be discussed.

MEETING URL: http://experts.acrobat.com/cfmeetup/

DURATION: Approx. 1 hour

RECORDING: All meetings are recorded. The URL will be posted after meeting at recordings.coldfusionmeetup.com

SPEAKER: (provided by the speaker)

Kurt has been working with ColdFusion since version 4.5. By day Kurt works for the American Academy of Neurology and by night he consults on web  applications for small to medium size businesses. In his spare tech time, he is a member of the Mach II open source project. He recently started a open source project called, AppBooster, which aims to show best practices for using several different frameworks with ColdFusion.

WHEN: Thurs. Jan 26, 6:00pm US ET (UTC/GMT-5)

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DOWNLOADABLE RECORDINGS:

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