We can use Java’s Alpha transparency funtionality together with native ColdFusion image functions to slice images diagonally. Let’s take a look at how to do this and then how to join 2 images diagonally to be used in a slider.
I’ve implemented similar functionality on numerous sites by now, and I thought I would write up a short post on how to do this using jQuery and ColdFusion. The goal is to create a simple form text input which will collect someone’s email and add it to a database table. Basic stuff, with just a …
In a conversation that I was involved with yesterday, someone mentioned how useful cfquery maxRows is and how they like using it. I was pretty sure at the time that this cfquery cross-database attribute comes at a cost, but I thought I had better double check it. As it turns out, I was right and if …
This custom tag will allow you to easily add a weather control to your website. Using the XML data feeds from weather.com we can produce owesome looking weather controls, both for current conditions and for forecasts. This control has a multitude of attributes, is fully customizable, easy to use, comes with example templates, and full source code provided.
We’ll learn how to create and use a ColdFusion custom tag, that will add a color picker field to a form and make it easy to select a web safe color. No popups were harmed during the making of this article!
We’ll see how to create and use a ColdFusion custom tag that will make it easy for us to display the Firefox download counter.
Using the cfpop tag to retrieve emails returns the headers as one long text string, which makes it difficult to get specific values. In this article we’ll see first how to get the headers, and then how to work with them to get the name-value pair we want.