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Re: WUSIWYG SOFTWARE for Coldfusion

Subject: Re: WUSIWYG SOFTWARE for Coldfusion
From: "Campag"
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2007 09:00:29 +0800
Newsgroups: macromedia.coldfusion.getting_started

re:  Well, what's the point of *any* of the suggestions to improve CF that 
been tossed around?

Yes, see your point. Its like on the one hand I'm saying "Come on, lets get 
it together and save coldfusion" but on the other hand I'm saying "It's too 
late - we're doomed!"

To be honest - I'm a bit torn there as it's hard to make a global comment 
that suits all. For example, coldfusion is already dead in many places. 
Thats not a dig at Adobe or CF or intended to be a deliberately trollish 
statement, its pure fact like it or not. But there are places where CF is 
thriving and it is at these places where it can still blossom and grow if 
only Adobe would treat it like a complete RAD platform and address all of 
its limitations - it cn be done. Step one - all ISP/Hosts should have CF 
installed just as they have PHP and others. Second step, CF needs a 
integrated development environement to attract all those developers who feel 
this is important. CF can become as widespread as others and once it does, 
Adobe can easily find revenue streams from withing this positive spiral.

"pcbrown" <[email protected]> wrote in message 
news:[email protected]
> [q][i]Originally posted by: [b][b]Newsgroup User[/b][/b][/i]
> don't you think that it's far too late in the game for CF to be adding
> this basic stuff when the market has already crushed a good deal of life 
> out
> of it? Too little too late I imagine.
> [/q]
> Well, what's the point of *any* of the suggestions to improve CF that have
> been tossed around?
> If Adobe creates an IDE for it, even a good one, it'd still just be an
> interface into a very limited programming environment.
> And if they made CF vastly more powerful, then all it becomes is an alias 
> for
> Java.

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