I have been developing in ColdFusion for a while locally using the built in web server. Recently at work several of the projects I am involved with moved to an IIS production server. In order to test fully in my local environment I needed to install IIS and setup ColdFusion to use it as the server instead of its built in version.
One of the challenges of having a long commute to work is finding new and interesting ways to make the morning and evening drives more interesting. Over the last year I have found the perfect answer by subscribing to podcasts that I am interested in, which have also served to advance my own personal development and education.
There are many countless programmer’s and web developers around the world today, with a high concentration in West Coast America mostly in Silicon Valley. A technical startup Pownce was launched a few years ago under the premise of sharing ideas and content with friends. Leah Culver is one of the co-founder’s of the site and worked heavily on the development and launch.
When Kevin Rose resumed CEO at Digg, his first act was to remove the Diggbar from submitted stories. This was, as most of us know, just a bad idea in general and was looking at Digg too much as a business and not like the social network and community it is.
oDesk is a simple application launched back in 2003 to devise a way for freelancers and remote developers to work on projects with ease. Allowing you to charge on a per-hour basis, oDesk logs how many hours you put in and what work you do.
With the rise of social news sites, finding new content aggregation methods are pretty simple. And with how quickly the web is growing today, it’s simple to find micro-niche sites for just about anything. DotNetKicks is one of my personal favorite sites – similar do DZone, but only for .NET and ASP programming links.
The popular Digg-clone script Pligg has released their latest version as of today, stable release 1.0.4. There are a lot of new features from 1.0.3a and 1.0.3b releases of the CMS script, which have fixed a lot of security issues and bugs in the code.