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A few weeks ago I went to my local mall to buy a new cell phone. The old one looked as though it had been through some sort of war, so it was well past the time to replace it. I picked out a model I liked and went over to talk to a salesperson to select the monthly plan that was going to rip me off the least. While complimenting me on my selection, the salesman told me that one "amazing new feature" of that model was that it was a WAP-phone so I could access "the entire Internet over it." He then rattled off several groundbreaking new features ranging from sports scores to movie showtimes. While he was telling me all this, I noticed he wasn't looking directly at me, but rather over me. I glanced behind me and saw that he was reading his entire sales pitch off a large sign over my shoulder. When he was done reading, I jumped in with some obvious questions to see if h... (more)

Beyond Words and Wires…Recovery Begins

In the aftermath of the horrific events of September 11, 2001, the entire nation came together to mourn the loss of those who died and suffered, and to plan a way to recover as a society as best we could. No words that I could write here would be adequate to convey how awful the atrocities were to witness or even to watch unfold on TV. Nor can mere words ever do justice to the extraordinary scenes of overwhelming human bravery and the endurance of the human spirit. Along with amazing individuals like New York City area volunteers who, as you read this, will undoubtedly still be s... (more)

SYS-CON Radio Interview...with Steve Drucker & Dave Gallerizzo

CFDJ: Fig Leaf Software is one of the top e-business consulting and training organizations in the world, specializing in the application of technology from Allaire and Macromedia. Steve Drucker, president and CEO, and Dave Gallerizzo, vice president of consulting services, will tell us what they're currently working on. Steve Drucker: We're contributing to a new initiative for Macromedia and Allaire called Harpoon. Harpoon is a new toolkit - Macromedia Flash objects with Invocation methods for ColdFusion, Jrun, all the macromedia tools. You're going to be able to use Dreamweaver ... (more)

MAX 2003 Show Report

In last month's issue of CFDJ, Simon Horwith reported on MAX 2003 and all it had to offer. Here, we follow CFDJ editor-in-chief Rob Diamond as he checked out the floor of MAX 2003. activePDF is a leading provider of PDF creation, conversion, and development tools for Windows, offering the ability to dynamically create PDFs from over 280 file types, including HTML, as well as numerous PDF manipulation features. Affinity Internet has been providing feature-rich services and solutions since 1996 and is the leading Web hosting services provider. Affinity operates multiple hosting b... (more)

ColdFusion - Proven Choice

Macromedia has started an interesting new promotional campaign for ColdFusion that proclaims a whole slew of statistics and gives a partial list of some of the big names using ColdFusion solutions. You can see it on their Web site at http://macromedia.com/software/coldfusion/proven. They tout many of the impressive numbers that we've reported here as they've come out, including more than 300,000 developers at over 10,000 companies worldwide, more than 125,000 ColdFusion servers deployed, relied on by 40% of the Media Metrix Top 50 Web Properties, more than 19.7 million CF pages, ... (more)