Announcing a new Meetup for The Online ColdFusion Meetup!

What: “Using ColdFusion as a Service”, with Matt Gifford

When: Thursday, April 15, 2010 12:00 PM

Our 12pm (US ET) talk on Thursday Apr 15 will be a “Using ColdFusion as a Service”, with Matt Gifford.

TOPIC DESCRIPTION: (provided by the speaker)

ColdFusion offers an impressive range of tags and functions designed to enhance the development of applications and improve workflow. Since ColdFusion 9, we are able to share some of these features with other languages and developers by using the powerful ColdFusion as a Service tools.

This session by Fuzzy Orange Lead Developer Matt Gifford (aka coldfumonkeh) will discuss and showcase the CFaaS features and show real-world examples of implementing them into a Flex/AIR application.

DURATION: Approx. 1 hour
Meeting will be recorded. URL will be posted after meeting at

SPEAKER: (provided by the speaker)

Matt Gifford is Lead Developer with Fuzzy Orange, specializing in ColdFusion, Flex and AIR development. Having worked on projects for organisations such as BT, Abbey Bank, United Nations Environment Programme and Landrover UK, he has also written articles for Net Tuts (online), .net and Web Designer magazines, and is an author for PACKT publishing.

A regular speaker at conferences across Europe, when not staring down a screen, Matt can be found gigging at pubs and events or building an unhealthy relationship with his gaming consoles.

WHEN: Thurs. Apr 15, 12:00pm US ET (UTC/GMT-4)

What time is the meeting in your timezone? The following link shows a page with the time as US ET, and you can choose your city from the list offered to see what time that is in your own timezone:

RECORDING: As always, the meeting will be recorded, and the recording URL will be posted after the meeting at

A downloadable FLV file will be made available after each meeting, offered as a link from the recordings page. As for creating other file formats (such as mp3, mp4, etc.), you can find discussion of the challenges creating such downloadable recordings here:

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