Ben Forta

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Ben Forta

Name: Ben Forta

Born: Unknown date in London

Computer-related contributions

  • Author and Senior Technical Evangelist for Adobe Systems, particularly ColdFusion and Flex, and the owner of EmTek Systems.
  • Previously worked in a similar capacity for Macromedia and Allaire Corporation, the two previous owners of ColdFusion.
  • Authored numerous technical books on ColdFusion, regular expressions, and SQL.
  • Co-authored Adobe's official ColdFusion training materials, certification tests, and lectures on application development.

Significant publications

  • Macromedia Coldfusion 5 Language: The Definitive CFML Language Reference. Pearson Education. (2001).
  • Reality ColdFusion: Flash MX Integration. Macromedia Press. (2002).
  • Macromedia ColdFusion MX Development with Dreamweaver MX: Visual QuickPro Guide. Macromedia Press. (2002).
  • Sams Teach Yourself Regular Expressions in 10 Minutes. Sams. (2004).
  • Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes. Sams. (2004).
  • Advanced ColdFusion MX 7 Application Development. Macromedia Press. (2005).
  • Certified Macromedia ColdFusion MX Developer Study Guide. Macromedia Press. (2005).
  • MySQL Crash Course. Sams. (2005).
  • Adobe ColdFusion 9 Web Application Construction Kit, Volume 1&2: Application Development. Adobe Press. (2010).