Sorry about the late blog post on this! I just realised I hadn't put one up!
NGA.net, Level 2, 17 Raglan St, South Melbourne
21st of August, Meeting starts at 7:00, so get there before hand (doors open
Dale Fraser is the Chief Technical Officer at CogState Limited. Working on
varied projects using ColdFusion, Flex and C++, CogState develop Cognitive
Testing Software use mostly in Clinical Trials.
Report Builder (The Hidden Gem)
People may or may not realise that a report builder is included with
ColdFusion since version 7. Along with this report design tool, comes some
additional ColdFusion tags to allow you to incorporate full featured
reporting into your application without additional expense. While Report
Builder is not as rich featured as Crystal Reports or similar, it provides
all the necessary components to create reports, and being part of ColdFusion
the code and syntax used within reports is ColdFusion code that will
familiar to you all.
So if you either don't know about the Report Builder or have never has a
chance to play with it, this introduction will get you started. Things
covered will include
1. Designing a Report (No Code)
2. General Reporting Concepts, grouping, totalling etc.
3. Passing a Query into a Report
4. Generating a Report silently to a PDF
5. Printing a Report silently to a local printer.
If you are going to attend, please RSVP to mark (dot) mandel (at) gmail
Only those that RSVP are eligible for the door prizes, so make sure you
Or add to your Google Calendar - search for 'CFUG Melbourne'.
As per usual, we'll grab pizza during the evening, so we have something to
Look forward to seeing you all there.