What if you have a Coldfusion application that uses uuid values in the database, but you would like to insert data directly using MySQL? Unfortunately, Coldfusion's createuuid() function creates a 35 character uuid value, while the uuid() function in MySQL creates a 36 character uuid value.
As a cyclist, runner, and a person into technology, it is difficult not to be attracted to Strava. With Strava's open API, I immediately wanted to access my data and find ways to work with it. I started with putting together a simple API wrapper in Coldfusion and am now working it into a Mura CMS plugin for storing and displaying data on my own site.
I've been wanting to work with the Strava API to gain access to my running and cycling data that I store on the service. I did a quick search for a Coldfusion based api wrapper, but was unable to find anything. So, I started to put together my own Strava V3 API wrapper written in Coldfusion.
Pulling your hair out trying to figure out why your long content on a Mura CMS page is being truncated? There is a good chance that your datasource in the Coldfusion Administrator has too small of a value for the long text buffer (chr) setting.
I'll admit it. I made a mistake. I went to purchase a reserved instance from Amazon Web Services and accidentally added a quantity of 2 instead of 1. As I clicked the button to confirm the purchase, I realized my mistake a moment too late. I just agreed to an upfront fee as well as a monthly fee for the next year for a web instance that I did not need.