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Steven Neiland

This site is a test bed for everything I learn and is mostly for my own benefit. As such it may be down from time to time and is subject to frequent changes.

My passions include Slackware Linux, Coldfusion, Railo, JQuery, MS SQL Server and MySQL. You will often see me deep into the latest publication of a web design magazine or a man printout.

Recent Blog Entries

Upgrade subversion on ubuntu 18.04 beyond 1.9

Published: Jan 29, 2019

Quick steps to install subversion 1.11 on Ubuntu 18.04 ...more

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Continue a jquery interrupted form submit

Published: May 16, 2017

Sometime there will be occasions where you may need to continue a jquery interrupted form submission after some asynchronous event completes. This can be done using the currentTarget property of the event. ...more

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CFML 2016 Survey Results

Published: Jul 12, 2016

Last week I posted a survey to get feedback on the state of cfml and devobjective after this years conference. Here is the breakdown. ...more

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Please help me out by taking this survey

Published: Jul 5, 2016

I am working on a blog post about my thoughts from devobjective 2016 and I'd like to get a general feel from the community on some questions. ...more

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Going modular with FW/1 subsystems 2.0

Published: Jun 18, 2016

Presentation slides and code examples from DevObjective 2016 presenation "Going modular with FW/1 subsystems 2.0" ...more

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How to Clear ColdFusion's Class File Cache

Published: Feb 2, 2016

When ColdFusion read cfml and cfc files it compiles them into to Java Class files. On some rare occasions you may find you need to clear these cached class files. To do so follow these steps: ...more

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Switching the database name referenced in a sql server script

Published: Jan 19, 2016

Sometimes run into a problem with the legacy naming conventions used when creating our databases which causes errors when we need to explicitly specify the name of a database which is different between our dev and prod environments in a script. ...more

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Beware ColdFusion duplicate() function makes deep copies

Published: Jan 5, 2016

I recently ran afoul of the duplicate() function when tuning a section of code which was populating an array of cfc objects from a query. Be warned that duplicate() does a deep copy of objects passed to it... ...more

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