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Maria Jose Herrera | June 13, 2024
BoxLang: Available for Chromebook!

Chromebooks are fantastic for developers because they can install a Debian Linux container alongside Chrome OS. This makes running and developing BoxLang applications on your Chromebook simple. Chromebooks have gained popularity among developers and students due to their unique blend of affordability, portability, and robust integration with Linux. By bringing BoxLang to Chromebooks, we are creating a powerful platform for learning and development. Here’s why BoxLang on Chromebooks is a perfect match for students:

ColdBox 7 Workshop 2023: Mission Accomplished!

Maria Jose Herrera |  June 13, 2024

Our two-day ColdBox 7 Workshop of 2023 has concluded, and it was an exciting journey of knowledge and skill-building. Our attendees came, saw, and conquered, learning a treasure trove of materials, techniques, tools, and resources to enhance their projects with ColdBox 7 mastery. It was a fantastic ride, indeed!

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May Newsletter 2024!

Maria Jose Herrera |  June 06, 2024

May 2024 Updates & News

Welcome to Ortus Solutions’ monthly roundup, where we're thrilled to showcase cutting-edge advancements, product updates, and exciting events! Join us as we delve into the latest innovations shaping the future of technology. Let’s get started!


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BoxLang Runtime for AWS Lambda!

Maria Jose Herrera |  June 05, 2024

We are excited to introduce the latest addition to our serverless computing toolkit: the BoxLang Runtime for AWS Lambda!This new release enables you to seamlessly run BoxLang functions in AWS Lambda, providing a powerful and flexible way to develop serverless applications.

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Into the Box 2024 - Keynote Recap Day 2

Maria Jose Herrera |  May 31, 2024

Keynote Day 2 at Into the Box 2024 was a landmark event for modern CFML developers. Ortus Solutions delivered a series of exciting updates and announcements that promise to redefine the development experience. Here’s a recap of the highlights

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Ortus Solutions Soars Back to CFCamp Munich as Platinum Sponsor and Keynote Presenter!

Cristobal Escobar |  May 28, 2024

We're thrilled to announce that Ortus Solutions is returning to CFCamp Munich for another year! We're incredibly proud to be a continuing sponsor of this fantastic event and can't wait to connect with the ColdFusion community once again.

Taking Center Stage with the Day 1 Keynote

Get ready for some deep dives into the world of BoxLang! Ortus Solutions will be kicking off CFCamp with a dynamic keynote address on day 1. This is your chance to gain valua...

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Into the Box 2025 - Blind Tickets are Out!

Maria Jose Herrera |  May 27, 2024

Ortus Solutions is thrilled to announce the release of blind tickets for Into the Box 2025, the premier event for web developers. This year's conference promises to be a game-changer, especially with the unveiling of our groundbreaking new product, BoxLang. Our team is working hard to get all modern CFML developers amazing tools and software features to improve their productivity.

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Into the Box - Keynote Recap Day 1

Maria Jose Herrera |  May 24, 2024

Day 1 of Into the Box kicked off with an electrifying keynote session that set the tone for an incredible conference. The excitement was palpable as developers, tech enthusiasts, and industry leaders gathered to explore the latest innovations and trends in web development.

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Ortus Solutions Returns to Open South Code 2024: Introducing the Dynamic Future with BoxLang!

Cristobal Escobar |  May 24, 2024

Ortus Solutions Returns to Open South Code 2024: Introducing the Dynamic Future with BoxLang!

We're thrilled to announce that Ortus Solutions is back as a proud sponsor of Open South Code in Malaga, Spain! This year, we're excited to showcase BoxLang, a revolutionary dynamic language poised to reshape how developers approach applications in a constantly evolving world.

The Dynamic Language we need for the future!

Much like life itself...

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Welcome to the era of BoxLang : A Multi-Runtime JVM Dynamic Language

Luis Majano |  May 17, 2024

Finally, the wait is over! After a lot of intrigue and almost 10 months of extremely hard work, we can finally tell you about the most important release of the year for us at Ortus:

BoxLang: Multi-Runtime Dynamic JVM Language

BoxLang is a modern dynamic JVM language that can be deployed on multiple runtimes: operating system (Windows/Mac/nix/Embedded), web server, lambda, iOS, android, web assembly, and more. BoxLang combines many features from different programming languages, including Java, ColdFusion, Python, Ruby, Go, and PHP, to provide developers with a modern and expressive syntax.

BoxLang has been designed to be a highly adaptable and dynamic language to take advantage of all the modern features of the JVM and was designed with several goals in mind:

  • Be a rapid application development (RAD) scripting language and middleware;.
  • Unstagnate the dynamic language ecosystem within Java.
  • Be dynamic, modular, lightweight, and fast.
  • Be 100% interoperable with Java.
  • Be modern, functional, and fluent (Think mixing CFML, Node, Kotlin, Java, and Clojure)
  • Be able to support the following runtime environments and future runtimes through modularity:
    • Native OS Binaries (CLI Tooling, compilers, etc.)
    • Servlet Containers - CommandBox/Tomcat/Jetty/JBoss
    • Serverless (AWS Lambda/Azure Functions)
    • JSR-223 Common JVM Scripting API
    • Android/iOS Devices
    • Web assembly
  • Compile down to Java ByteCode
  • Allow backward compatibility with the ColdFusion/CFML Language
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