Mark Mandel is a full time consultant and lead developer on several open source projects, most notably Transfer ORM, ColdSpring, JavaLoader, ColdDoc, and Conduit. He has been has been working with ColdFusion for a number of years, including at his very own dot com back in the late '90s.

Mark can often be found blogging at, which has housed his thoughts on ColdFusion, Java, and various other aspects of software development for several years. He can also be found as a regular poster on ColdFusion mailing lists as well as generally causing havoc in the #coldfusion channel on Dalnet IRC network.

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