We are excited to announce Ortus's Training Workshop at CF Summit in Las Vegas this October 5th and 6th, 2022. Luis Majano and Gavin Pickin will be leading this workshop bringing you a deep dive 2 day workshop using the ColdBox framework to build a REST API to power a VueJS front end application, deployed to multiple platforms with the power of Quasar. The workshop is back in the Luxurious Aria Hotel and Casino, following Adobe's CF Summit this year.
In this next session, Gavin will be joined by Daniel Garcia. Daniel has done a lot of work with APIs, testing them with Postman, using other tools like NGrok, and learning how to document APIs with OpenAPI Swagger Documentation. Daniel will discuss his approach, and how we released a module to make API documentation viewing easier, the Swagger UI module on ForgeBox. They will document a few endpoints, look at the swagger.json generated, and see how that looks in the Swagger UI module.
In our last session, Gavin, Sam and David talked about Quick, qb, some tricks. Sam shared the story of their journey towards quick. Gavin made a fool of himself... but that didn't stop him from showing off some other tips. Find out more and how to watch last weeks stream.
Into the Box Super Early Bird ticket pricing is over, but you can still get the Early Bird. Last week we had more episodes of the Modernize or Die Podcast - Conference Edition for ITB 2022 and announced the first 2 groups of Pre-Conference Track for Into the Box.
I am incredibly excited to announce the release of ColdBox v6.7.0 and its standalone companion libraries: CacheBox, LogBox and WireBox. This is an action packed release for all internal libraries with a big focus on performance, async programming, task scheduling and testing. With that said, let's explore this release. How do you update?
Gavin has presented several webinars on the Online ColdFusion Meetup with Charlie Arehart. This series was inspired by many questions from customers and community members, wanting to learn more about code reuse, when should they write their own modules, when should they use java or coldfusion/cfml packages, and why should people use CommandBox and ForgeBox vs manually handling your 3rd party and shared libraries. This series tries to go back to basics, and explain pros and cons of each approach, hopefully shedding light and demystifying 3rd party libraries, package management, CommandBox endpoint installations, and ForgeBox being the home of all CFML, not a tool for box only products and tools. Check out this blog post for all of these sessions, and links on how to view them on YouTube.
In our next session, Sam and David from In League will join Gavin. They will talk about their experience using Quick ORM, and qb, in their ColdFusion / CFML projects. Now that we have a simple DB Migration created, we'll start fleshing some entities and orm objects. We'll talk about how to test with the database gets involved, and look at getting our API to start returning data from the database... and more about db philosophies, and how to organize your services, entities etc. Find out how you can tune in and join the live stream.
In our last session, Gavin the Kiwi, kidnaps Kai Koenig for this weeks Koding with the Kiwi + Friends. After a lot of technical difficulties, Gavin thinks this week's videos should have been called Koding Disasters with the Kiwi + Hecklers. Find out more and how to watch last weeks stream.
The ColdBox Debugger (cbDebugger) module is “a light-weight performance monitor and profiling tool for ColdBox applications” that can be used to see what is going on with your site. It can monitor any ColdBox site, from frontend sites with views to REST API sites. It can also track many things and give insights into requests, CacheBox caches, database activity (including cborm, quick, qb, and Adobe CF 2018+). It has also been recently updated to use Alpine JS as well as other enhancements. If you have not used ColdBox Debugger in a while, it is time to take another look.