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Musings and Other Things from CF Guru Mark Kruger

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Job Opening - ColdFusion Developer, ORM, FW1 & AngularJS - Jan 2017

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:08:00 -0600

Yes it is that time again. The Muse wants to add another talented developer to his aggregate brain. If you think you might qualify send your resume (yes, we would like a resume) to Please note: All of our developer jobs are rem...

Clarion Call for ColdFusion Developers (Sep. 2016)

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:16:00 -0600

CF Webtools is looking to add ColdFusion developers to our expert team. We provide an engaging community, good salary, full benefits and the opportunity to work on interesting code of infinite variety. You have to be proficient in ColdFusion of co...

Yes we ARE Looking for ColdFusion Developers - Send Resume!

Fri, 29 Jan 2016 14:37:00 -0600

Feb. 2016 Job Posting As many of my readers know, we generally look for new developers every 2 to 3 months. So the time is come again. Soft Skills Yes these come first for us. Ownership - You see the big picture and work to accomp...

Expanding again! Looking for Advance ColdFusion Developers

Mon, 14 Sep 2015 11:13:00 -0600

CF Webtools is expanding (again) and looking for high quality ColdFusion developers. If you have some mobile skills you might end up at the front of the line. Here are the soft skills we are looking for. Ownership - Your focus is n...

Do I Sound Like a Brokent MP3 player? Time to Hire Again!

Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:34:00 -0600

My brother Bill tells the following story. His oldest son at the age of 6 or 7 was harassing him about something the way children do. It might be a toy or a snack or an instance that you switch off of PBS and go back to Nickelodeon. Whatever t...

ColdFusion, SSL, SNI, SAN and Wildcards - Stuff You Need to Know

Fri, 29 May 2015 13:35:00 -0600

The Muse welcomes back his friend and colleague (and super genius guru) Wil Genovese with an timely post on SSL and Certificate types. If you have had your head in the ground (or perhaps you have been guest staring on "Naked and Afraid" or "Surviv... [More]

Time to Hire Again!

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 10:57:00 -0600

After a longer than usual hiatus CF Webtools is looking yet again for qualified advanced developers. We are looking now for both ColdFusion help and Flex, AIR and Phonegap help. Here's the good news blurb about CF Webtools: Never Boring - ...

Time for a CF_Change - CF Webtools Job Opening Dec. 2014

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:18:00 -0600

As happens every few months, CF Webtools is expanding yet again and looking for qualified advanced developers. We have a growing list of extremely challenging and projects and delightful customers (mostly delightful) that need our expert atten... [More]

ColdFusion and JVM Versions and SSLv3-TLS Security Magic

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 14:52:00 -0600

This is the second entry by Wil Genovese ( in our effort to provide a complete picture of how CF, Various versions of JVMs and various versions of SSL all work together. Wil's previous article on Surviving Poodle detailed a blow by bl... [More]

Surviving Poodle - ColdFusion and SSL 3

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:45:00 -0600

There's been a great deal of buzz about poodle. Poodle is an SSL exploit capable of highjacking a session using a browser's ability to "negotiate downward" the level of SSL it uses. It's recent prolifieration has put some urgency into the efforts ... [More]

Side-by-side Configuration Error installing CF 11 on Win2008r2

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:38:00 -0600

One of my colleagues, Chris Tierney, was installing a pristine copy of ColdFusion 11 on a Windows 2008 server. He followed our standard protocol which is to install the server using the "built in" Web server, then create instances (we typically us...

Business Referral - don't forget

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:05:00 -0600

A week ago, in my post, The Muse Has Cash... I started a new program to reward community members for leads. Thank you for all the input and for the many leads generated already. We really appreciate it and we'll make you proud! After a quarter or ...

Running ColdFusion 10 in Distributed Mode

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:22:00 -0600

A recent discussion on CF-Talk had a member trying to find instructions for setting up ColdFusion in "Distributed mode" on a CF 11 server. If you have never heard of "distributed mode" you are not alone among CF developers. It's not a common setup... [More]

Can't Save applicationHost.config?

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:24:00 -0600

In an email group I am in there was a problem brought to the floor regarding removing the wildcard mapping from the applicationHost.config file in IIS 7.5. This file resides in the system32/inetsrv/config directory of your windows server and it co...

The Muse has Cash and He's Not Afraid to Use It!

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:58:00 -0600

The hardest thing about running a ColdFusion development shop is getting in front of the people who might need your help. Thousands of companies could use the expertise we offer but it can be very difficult to approach them. In spite of our cultur... [More]