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Merry Christmas everyone! We hope you had special time with your family and loved ones. You may have a new year's resolution to learn something new. Well, why wait when you can learn something new right now! Today in our 12 tips of (CommandBox) Christmas, we'll do a quick crash course on semantic versioning, or semver as you'll oft see it called. You may think you know everything, but keep reading and I'll bet you learn something.
Christmas baking has probably began in your house, filling the air with the sweet aroma of sugar, carbs, cholesterol, and partially hydrogenated oil. Mmm, just like Grandma used to make! What better time to cook up a new development environment that runs on CommandBox!
URL rewriting is common on many server setups and while everyone does the same basic things, the config files they use vary greatly based on the web server they have in play. CommandBox allows for URL rewriting, but a common question I get is how to convert the rewrites people already have on their existing web servers so CommandBox can use them.
Over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house we go. There's a lot of ways to get to grandmother's house just like there a lot of ways to use CommandBox in your workflow. In today's edition of the 12 tips of (CommandBox) Christmas, we'll hopefully teach you some new tricks. Oh-- and while you're at grandma's, tell her to stay away from those reindeer!
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas and depending on where you live, snow may be falling! The only thing cooler than this weather is our 12 Tips of CommandBox Christmas series where today we'll dig into taming all those server environments. Some of you may only have one site you work on (lucky!) but others of us are always juggling several servers. Maybe it's more than one CF engine on a single codebase, or perhaps you just have 3 or 4 clients projects going right now. We've got some tips for keeping everything running.
Christmas is almost here and if you listen carefully you can probably hear the jingling bells on Santa's sleigh. If you listen even harder, you can hear the cries of anguish from CF developers around the world who's server won't boot and they need to track down the console log! In this next installment of the 12 Tips of (CommandBox) Christmas, we've got some help.
Christmas is a time of sharing here at Ortus HQ. That's why we're sharing this 12 Tips of (CommandBox) Christmas with you. You may also want to share your hard work with others as well such as co-workers, far away clients, or your mom. Luckily for you, there's a community Ngrok module that allows you to do just that-- instantly demo a local CommandBox site to anyone in the world via a private URL.
If you run an online retailer, your site might be creaking under the load of millions of last-minute shoppers gobbling up your products. What's that? Time for some quick load tests to find those slow queries! This sounds like a job for FusionReactor's monitoring, profiling, and debugging-- the best gift you can give a server this year as part of our 12 Tips of (CommandBox) Christmas.
If you haven't purchased all your Christmas presents, it's time to made a mad dash for Amazon and reach for the quick shipping! If your stockings are already hung by the chimney with care then you'll have time for this next tidbit in our 12 Tips of (CommandBox) Christmas series. One of our goals for CommandBox is for it to become a drop-in replacement for your local dev environment with the least amount of hassle and to do that you'll likely need to create some web aliases (or virtual directories as IIS calls them).