Thursday, July 26, 2007

Adobe Unveils ColdFusion 8 Public Beta...

Adobe Unveils ColdFusion 8 Public Beta... It's Out!
The ColdFusion 8 Public Beta is now available for download!

Adobe Press Release:

ColdFusion 8 Public Beta:

ColdFusion 8 Public Beta Hosting:

Adobe® ColdFusion® 8 is the highly-anticipated upcoming major release of ColdFusion. The public beta release provides developers with the opportunity to begin building applications with new ColdFusion 8 features as well as test their existing applications on the new version.

ColdFusion 8 allows developers to quickly and easily create compelling Internet applications that fit in today’s complex enterprise environments. Faster than any previous version of the software, ColdFusion 8 lets developers write more applications in less time with fewer lines of code—and then tune these applications for optimum performance. Here are just a few of the key features that you’ll discover in the public beta:

New Features
  • Server monitoring to help identify server bottlenecks, allowing for tuning and improved performance.
  • Step through code debugging in a new Eclipse plug-in debugger.
  • Adobe Flex™ and Ajax features that let ColdFusion power personalized, multimedia-rich applications to enhance users’ experiences on the web.
  • High-quality, dynamically created on-demand multimedia presentations.
  • PDF document and form integration for a printable, portable way to intelligently capture and share information.
  • Image creation and manipulation with more than 50 new CFML tags and functions.
  • Native support for .NET objects to easily integrate ColdFusion applications with enterprise data and infrastructure services.
  • Significant application runtime and server performance improvements.

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