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Hello everyone, I wanted to introduce myself as the newest member to join the ranks of ASFusion. I was hired on November 1st as a designer and front end developer, and I am excited to work with a team of people that really understand how the web works, and has a good sense of how to make the impossible happen.

About me: my name is Mark Aplet. If your familiar with Mango Blog, then you may have already heard my name before--or perhaps my username (visual28)--I design and develop themes or "skins" for Mango Blog users to dress up their blogs. I have also developed a number of free plugins for mango blog that are available from my personal website. I have been fairly active in the Mango Blog community since I was introduced to it about two and a half years ago. So if you have a theming question, I am a pretty good person to ask.

I have been working in the design industry for about 10 years. Then specifically in web design for about 7 plus years. In that time I have taught myself html and css, and even a little ColdFusion. In fact my very first ColdFusion app was MyCFNuke (no longer available). The ColdFusion clone of PHPNuke. I don't conceder myself to be a ColdFusion programmer in the least. I know my way around CF, but feel more at home in HTML and CSS. Languages that I hope will be put to good use while employed here at ASFusion.

When I am not designing or developing websites, I enjoy getting out of the house with my wife (BFF) and or family pet Henna--a very energetic golden retriever--for a trip up to the mountains for some camping, fun in the snow, or an all out off-road adventure in a heavily modified 1942 Jeep rockcrawler.

Mark Aplet


  1. Dan Fredericks

    Dan Fredericks

    Hey Mark,
    you worked on CFNuke? I used that cms for a charity group I was a part of. If it is the same thing, it was great. Besides the blogging aspect of the main page we used to announce upcoming events, many friends loved the games attached to the site.
    Congrats on your move the ASFusion, many of us go there to get source code examples.