Software developer. Now does not exist - on January 16, 2001 it was acquired by the company Macromedia (since 2005 - property Adobe Systems).
Allaire was founded in autumn 1994. The company was named after its founder, Jeremy Allaire.
The company has developed and supported cold fusion — the first database-oriented web server running CFML (ColdFusion Markup Language).
At the time of the beginning of the activity, the team Allaire consisted of ten people. By the beginning of 2001 - already out of several hundred.
among the people Allaire became famous mainly as the creator of the web file editor home site, which many webmasters started with, lovingly calling him "hamster". The number of users of this editor numbered in the hundreds of thousands. But really, home site was developed by the company Bradbury Software, which Allaire Corporation purchased in 1997. Further, home site added another editor - Macromedia Dreamweaver, which was designed to "draw" sites without providing an acceptable work with the code (this concept is called WYSIWYG). The union went dreamweaver for the benefit - today it is one of the best web editors. Development home site was discontinued at version 5.5 on May 26, 2009. cold fusion live to this day, only it is already called Adobe ColdFusion.
Headquarters Allaire Corporation located in Newton, Massachusetts, USA (Newton, Massachusetts, USA).