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