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Year: '2021' - Month: '1'

A quick comparison of using Python and CFML to write the same CLI tool

CFML, CommandBox

A few days ago, Joseph Lamoree posted about a cool little command line tool he wrote in Python that would scan a list of servers check check for a public facing administrator.  

I thought this would be a great example to compare and contrast writing the same simple command line tool in CFML using a CommandBox task runner.  Here is what I came up with

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Create your own Desktop "Toaster" Popups in CommandBox Servers

CFML, ColdFusion, CommandBox, Java

Here's a quick one that I tried out for the first time today.  Someone asked if it was possible for a CF app to have a desktop notification on the server it's running.  CommandBox servers have a try icon that runs inside the JVM of the server that can create popups and even Swing windows.  Turns out, it's actually really easy to tap into this to get a toaster popup on your desktop.  

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