Lyla Captcha

About LylaCaptcha
What is LylaCaptcha?
LylaCaptcha is a Captcha created for implementation with ColdFusion.
A Captcha is a type of challenge-response test used to determine whether or not a user is human. A common type of Captcha requires the user to enter the correct string of characters that have been distorted in an image. A Captcha can also be an response to a question that most people should be able to answer.
The term Captcha comes from Alan Turning, who described challenge-response tests in a paper he wrote in 1950. Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University and IBM coined the term in 2000. Captcha is an acronym for "completely automated public Turing test to tell computers and humans apart." In 1997 Alta Vista developed the modern-day Captcha to prevent bots from adding URLs to search engines. The rest is history.

Who wrote LylaCaptcha?
Hailing from the frigid tundra of Minnesota, Peter J. Farrell has a Bachelor of Music degree from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. While studying music, Peter took his life-long interest with computers to a new level and started learning about web development technologies. He has been working with ColdFusion since 2001 and was the lead developer for the 1.1.0 release of the Mach-II framework.
Peter owns Maestro Publishing, a small development firm specializing in web solutions for non-profits and small businesses. He currently is the lead developer for GreatBizTools, a human resources consulting firm. He and his girlfriend, Allyson, live together in Minnesota.

What license is LylaCaptcha released under?
This library is released under the Apache 2.0 license. Please see the license at the top of files for more information.