A Pilot's Thoughts on Malaysia Flight 370

So it's been more than a week since Malaysia Airlines flight 370 went missing.  The entire world is speculating on what happened to the airplane, so I'll go ahead and add my scenario.   It's not as exotic as the current hijacking scenarios, but I think it's a lot more realistic.

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Binding Dropdown Fields in Semantic UI

I've been trying out Semantic-UI recently and it really appeals to me on a lot of levels.  I thought I'd show a quick example of how to bind one dropdown (Semantic's version of a select form field) to another.  This comes in handy if you're trying to filter the options of one based on the other.

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Get ANT up and Running - CI for ColdFusion Devs

A while back - too long ago - I started a series of blog posts about getting up and running with Jenkins for continuous integration.  I left off with talking about Apache ANT (which stands for Another Neat Tool).  ANT is basically XML which allows you to tell Jenkins the steps you'd like to take to "build" your site continuously.  Installing ANT was not as straightforward as I thought, so I'd like to share a bit of my experience so that hopefully it will be smooth sailing for you.

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Drag and Drop Multi File Upload with ColdFusion

My cousin Winston Yee (@winston_yee) hit me up the other day for a file uploader that was able to pause mid-upload, assuming the user was interrupted, and then resume where it left off.  I remembered reading something recenctly in @Appliness on my iPad about a JavaScript drag/drop file upload, so I pointed him at that.  As it turns out, that wasn't what he was looking for, but I thought I'd write a quick blog post about it anyway, because I think it's cool.  Sorry to let you down again, Winston ;)

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Slides and notes from my CFObjective(ANZ) presentation

Here are the slides and some additional info from my CFOANZ presentation:

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