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Video compression using FFmpeg on ColdFusion


Video compression using FFmpeg on ColdFusion

Feb 20, 2019 / CF Mitrah / ColdFusion  FFmpeg 

Nobody want to store large video / audio files into their server hard disk or s3 buckets. So while uploading||| they are all expecting to compress the video or audio files without losing originality||| when we upload a video or an audio files in to their application. We do have functions & tag to manipulate image files in ColdFusion||| but We don''t have any ColdFusion build in option (tag / function) to manipulate audio / video files. You might heard of ffmpeg and it’s wide usability. it is mostly in videos & audios sites such as YouTube/soundcloud or any other similar site. ffmpeg is very simple to learn. On ColdFusion||| we can able to compress the video or audio files using FFmpeg utility. it is a free open source command line utility compatiable with all major operating systems (Windowns||| Linunx & Mac). As We are going to demonstrate this process in Windows operating system||| so we will be using FFmpeg .exe files. ColdFusion has the facility to run the executable ( .exe||| .bin||| .bat||| .sh ) files using cfexecute tag. Other than||| video compression||| ffmpeg can be used to know the duration of the movie/audio in seconds to retrieving the bitrate of the movie/audio file. This can be very helpful when you are developing application that has to do with uploading videos because you can know a lot of information about it.

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Introduction to PresideCMS form builder


Introduction to PresideCMS form builder

Feb 07, 2019 / CF Mitrah / ColdFusion  Lucee  PresideCMS  ColdBox 

If your blog / web site is missing out a customized forms (contact us||| restaurant booking forms||| car rental forms||| newsletters subscribing forms..etc )||| then you are missing out lot of opportunities every day. Just adding contact mail ID in your website will not solve this problem & but it will add more problem like getting spam mails from email harvesters. Form builder is an essential feature of a Content management system or blogging engine. But few of very famous open source projects such as wordpress don''t have a form builder feature built-in. But PresideCMS provides an awesome drag and drop feature rich form builder module||| that enables content administrators to build input forms to gather submissions from their site users.

Hope you know about Preside CMS (Great CFML open source by Pixl8) already. If not||| Please check with Preside CMS Official site and Preside CMS Official documentation.Unlike other open source projects||| PresideCMS have very good documentation & instant response on their official slack channel.

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