Application Development: Adobe Beefs Up ColdFusion with New IDE and Much More

By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2009-07-14 Print this article Print
Adobe Beefs Up ColdFusion with New IDE and Much More

Adobe Beefs Up ColdFusion with New IDE and Much More

Systems has delivered a beta release of ColdFusion Builder, an integrated development environment for its popular ColdFusion server-side development platform.

Adobe ColdFusion Product Manager Adam Lehman said that the number one requested enhancement was an IDE (integrated development environment) for ColdFusion. So, Adobe answered that call with an Eclipse-based IDE that also feature integration with Adobe's Eclipse-based Flash Builder.

Adobe also shipped a beta of ColdFusion 9, the upcoming release of company's development environment for for building dynamic Web sites and Internet applications. ColdFusion 9 applications easily access data from existing enterprise infrastructure including Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Office files and portlet standards. Also, new ColdFusion 9 features include an Adobe AIR application for managing multiple ColdFusion servers from one location.

Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.

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