ColdFusion Builder (2016 release) Update 3

What's new and changed

Security update

An important security vulnerability has been fixed in ColdFusion Builder (2016 release) Update 3. For further information, refer the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB16-44.

PhoneGap upgraded

ColdFusion Builder (2016 release) Update 3 comes with a new version of PhoneGap. PhoneGap is upgraded to version 6.0.0 from version 5.2.0.

Bugs fixed

For a list of bugs fixed in this release, see Bugs fixed.

Known issues

For a list of known issues, see Known issues.

If you use Ubuntu and are unable to create a project in ColdFusion Builder (2016 release) update 3, open a terminal enter export SWT_GTK3=0.

Start ColdFusion Builder from the terminal.


The ColdFusion Builder IDE should display an update notification whenever there is a new update. Click on the notification window and follow the on-screen instructions to install the update.

A stand-alone installation of ColdFusion Builder is pre-configured with the update URL. In a plugin installation of ColdFusion Builder, you need to configure the update URL for the first time after installation.

If you do not see the update notification, follow the steps below:

  1. In ColdFusion Builder, choose Help > Install New Software.

  2. In the Install New Software wizard, click Add.

  3. In the Add Repository window:

    1. In the Name field, enter a valid name for the update.
    2. In the Location field, enter the update URL:
      1. For stand-alone version, use
      2. For plugin version, use
    3. Click OK.
  4. Deselect the following options:

    • Show only the latest versions of available software
    • Group items by category
  5. Select all the ColdFusion Builder items and click Next.

  6. Accept the license agreement and click Finish.

  7. If you see a Security Warning message, click OK to continue installing the update.

  8. To restart ColdFusion Builder, click Yes.


After applying the update, if ColdFusion Builder does not restart, double-click the ColdFusion Builder 2016 launcher.

Performing offline installation of the update

  1. For stand-alone version, download the zip file and extract the contents.

    For plugin version, download the zip file and extract the contents.

  2. Launch ColdFusion Builder and click Help > Install New Software.

  3. Click Add. In the Add Repository dialog, click Local and browse to the location of the unzipped file. In the Name field, enter a name for the update.

    To continue, click OK.

    If the check-boxes are not selected, select all the items by clicking Select All.

  4. Click Next and accept the license agreement.

  5. To start the installation of the update, click Finish.


    If you see a Security Warning wizard, click OK to continue installing the update.

Post installation

In ColdFusion Builder, choose Help > Product Details and verify the update number as

In the plug-in version of ColdFusion Builder, choose Help > ColdFusion Builder Info and verify the update number as 2016 Release, Build:300344.

Revision history

12-13-2016: Added the section Security Update.


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