Using Secure AMF Channels in Swiz

This question comes up quite a bit on the Swiz mailing list so I thought I'd write a blog post on how I handle this. For those new to Swiz, one very cool feature of the framework is the DynamicChannelSet wich allows you to remove the dependency on services-config.xml. Here is an example, from the Swiz docs, of how you would use DynamicChannelSet in your Bean Loader:

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ColdFusion 9: Flex Improvements

With the release of the ColdFusion 9 beta I thought I'd share a few of the Flex integration improvements I've been checking out this week. First, ColdFusion 9 now uses Blaze DS to power Flex remoting and messaging. ColdFusion has had remoting support for several versions, but before CF 9 you had to install LCDS or BlazeDS to get Flex messaging. With the move to Blaze DS there is no longer an integrated LCDS Express installation option, so if you want RTMP or data services you will have to buy a separate LCDS license or install the free LiveCycle Data Services ES Single-CPU License version yourself. I know some people feel this is a loss but I'm pretty happy having messaging available out of the box, without the single CPU limitation.

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