Jeff Chastain has been developing software applications using object-oriented programming for over 12 years and has been developing web applications with ColdFusion for over 8 years. He has experience in a variety of industries, from Fortune 500 companies to his own consulting practice. Currently, Jeff is an applications architect and systems developer for Alagad, Inc., and contributes to the blog at

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