ColdFusion Not Dead - But It Could Be Better

There are lots of posts concerning the recent ComputerWorld article where the author claims ColdFusion is dead (along with Powerbuilder YES!).

Good discussions going on here:

Now I agree articles like this are complete fluff - but I do think it says something about ColdFusion - why does it constantly show up on lists like this? I think Adobe needs to seriously look at it's marketing and promotion of ColdFusion.

I know, I know - Ben and Tim just went on their whirlwind tour - but they were for the most part preaching to the choir - telling existing ColdFusion developers how great ColdFusion 8 is going to be....

But we already know that! :)

I think Adobe needs to do a few things:

Fun with Google Trends: ColdFusion & PHP ColdFusion & .NET ColdFusion & Rails ColdFusion & Cobol * ColdFusion & Powerbuilder