New Project

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I’m currently in the very early stages of a new personal project that we’re really excited about. It came out of an idea I had a couple of days ago when I got frustrated with a situation I was faced with in work.

Now we’re on the short road to getting something designed and built and I’m really excited. There’s not much to tell right now as it would all just be pie in the sky, but I shall be sharing as much as I can as and when things progress.

Disclaimer: I understand that this post is kind of pointless and lacking of any real substance for you, but I’m just a little giddy about this idea.

I had the following date string from a data dump file 11-APR-07, without looking at the Coldfusion documentation I pass the string to lsParseDateTime() and dump the output to see if it parses the string correctly, which results in {ts ‘2007-04-11 00:00:00’}.

Great it worked! So I move on to writing my test case (yes, yes I know it should have been the other way around).
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Something I’ve been meaning to do for a long time now is to create a couple of back end implementations for my JavaScript Image Cropper UI (I really need to come up with a snazzy name for that) – obviously that hasn’t happened.

I have noticed a couple of implementations appear in the comments, we are now using it at work and I have been emailed about at least one more, but I would like to formalise this a little bit to share these implementations with other users; hence my solicitation.
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I and a small team have been writing a small application in PHP using CakePHP, which we all have an ongoing love-hate relationship with.

However we have been thinking that to really get things moving forward quicker we might move to Coldfusion. We currently have a dedicated server which runs my family of sites which is a LAMP box running.
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