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ColdBox 2.0 New Feature - Pre/Post Event Handlers

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

I am finalizing the latest beta for 2.0 and it will be available this week. One new feature that will be available is the addition of pre/post event handlers for a requested event. What does this mean? Well, once an event is requested to the framework, let's say its "ehTools.dspTree". Then the framework will execute the dspTree method in the ehTools event handler. Now, you can declare two new methods in the ehTools event handler: 1) preHandler 2)postHandler Inside of those two new methods...

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ColdBox 2.0.0 Beta Build 477 is ready for download + more!

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

Well ladies and gentleman, another beta build is ready for usage. This beta is stabler than ever and introducing the pre/post handler features. The naming conventions have been re-done and slowly but surely the documentation keeps getting updated. Every day new content is placed in the wiki and will be finalized soon. So please keep checking the documentation. Another neat feature is that a google search has been added to the www.coldboxframework.com...

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ColdBox Firefox-IE Search Plugin. Come and Get it!!

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

You can now have the full framework documentation search right on your browser. Head over to www.coldboxframework.com to get the OpenSearch Plugin. With this tool you will be able to search all of the framework's documentation right off your browser. Pretty nifty hugh!! Well, enjoy and thanks again. God Bless UPDATED: The download had a wrong URL. You can try to install it now. This only works for ie7 and firefox.

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Great ColdBox Tutorial: Contact-O-Matic by Michael Oneil

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

You definitely have to check out Michael's blog for his tutorials on ColdBox. They are easy to follow, direct and fun. His attention to detail is great and you will definitely get a sense of what ColdBox can do for you or you company. So head over to asuFusion.com and check out this series of tutorials by Michael. You will not be disappointed.

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ColdBox 2.0.0 Beta Build 493: This one is for BlueDragon fans!!

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

Well, Ladies and Gentleman, another beta roundup. This beta includes FULL BlueDragon Support as of version 6.2.X So all you BlueDragon users and fans, this one is for you!! You can take a look at the following link for some know issues which have to do with external apps out of my control: ColdBox System Requirements I also changed the registration mechanisms to a more java oriented recursion and it w...

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ColdBox Interview at CFFrameworks.com!

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

My interview on ColdBox has just been released over at CFFrameworks.com It discussed the why's of ColdBox, who its better than anything :) and its new features for the upcoming 2.0 release. Hope you enjoy it. Can you Digg Cfframeworks: http://digg.com/podcasts/cfFrameworks_Interview_Podcast Can you Digg my Intervi...

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cfdirectory recurse emulation alternative: the Java Way (For BlueDragon, etc)

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

As you know, ColdBox is now fully supported for BlueDragon and Railo. However, to port it was a bit tedious when it came to the auto-registration engine for handlers, since I need to traverse the handlers directory recursively and create an array of handlers. This is so easy in Adobe ColdFusion, but BlueDragon and Railo, does not support it (BD 6, railo 1). Here is the Adobe ColdFusion code: That is awesome!! So easy!! Well, to do it the Java Way, takes some patience and w...

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ColdBox 2.0.0 Beta Build 524 : With Dashboard!!

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

Well, the last beta roundup is here, and yes, it includes the new and improved ColdBox Dashboard. So please enjoy this beta as it includes the following updates and enhancements: - ColdBox Dashboard 2.0.0 - Welcome to ColdBox IoC Object Caching: You can now enable the IOC plugin to cache your service objects in the coldbox cache. In order to do this, you will have to enable it in your config file via the 'IOCObjectCaching' flag. Then, you will need to get rid of your singletons in your I...

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ColdBox Dashboard 2.0.0 Beta Screenshots

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

I have just updated the ColdBox Screenshots so you can see a first hand look at the new and improved ColdBox Dashboard. This is a great application that will surely grow and help developers create and maintain ColdBox Applications. Please remember that it is still beta and improvements are ongoing. However, for this 2.0.0 release, they will be both be released at the same time. After that, separate timelin...

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ColdBox: New Transfer Sample Application! Transfer Rocks!!

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

I have just been delving into Transfer this past few weeks and I must say I am really impressed by its design and usage. The way the ORM is layed out is impressive and even more with its TSQL addition. So I decided to create another sample application dedicated to Transfer. It will be on the next beta or RC coming for 2.0.0, but if you do not want to wait, then get it from the Repository by

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