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What's New In CommandBox 5 - Git Access Tokens

Brad Wood |  April 02, 2020

Learn how to use Git personal access tokens or username and password to authenticate to a private Git repo in CommandBox 5.


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Comandbox Docker v3.0.0 Images Released

Jon Clausen |  March 18, 2020
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We are pleased to announce the 3.0.0 release of the Commandbox Docker image. This release offers a number of improvements and optimizations for runtime usage and usage in crafting custom images for deployments.

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CommandBox 5.0.1 Released

Brad Wood |  March 17, 2020

We've released a very small patch release to CommandBox 5.0.0 which is 5.0.1 and has only 5 tickets.  Most all are related to tweaks for the new server start bash script functionality that we've been rolling into our Ortus CommandBox Docker images.

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Lucee Server Snapshots and "Light" builds on ForgeBox

Brad Wood |  March 11, 2020

We've been publishing all stable Lucee builds and select release candidate builds to ForgeBox for some time now.  This allows you to use CommandBox CLI to start up a Lucee server running the version of your choice.

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Publishing these CF engines has been a manual process in the past, and was something we'd do after Lucee issued a release announcement.  This has changed last week now with three major additions to our process aimed at giving you faster builds, easier testing, and more deployment options.

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CommandBox 5.0.0 Released!

Brad Wood |  March 06, 2020

We are pleased to announce the release of CommandBox 5.0.0.  This is a major release of our CLI package manager, REPL, and server tool. In this version are many library updates, new features, and bug fixes.  All in all, there were 77 tickets closed for this release.

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CommandBox 5.0.0-RC.1 Release Candidate Available

Brad Wood |  February 14, 2020

We are pleased to announce the first Release Candidate of CommandBox 5.0.0-RC.1 is now available.  This release started as 4.9.0-alpha, but we decided to go ahead with a major version bump due to some major updates in our Java libraries.  Most notably, Lucee 5.3 and Java 11 support.  Please help us test this RC.  If no issues are found, we'll turn it into a final release.  

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Using CFConfig to apply Government STIGs to ColdFusion servers

Brad Wood |  January 27, 2020

I wanted to highlight a recent project I help a client out with, where we used CFConfig to help automate the process of applying government STIGs to ColdFusion servers.  A STIG, or Security Technical Implementation Guide, is meant to standardize the process of setting up and auditing secure servers.  If you manage servers in a government or corporate setting, you may be familiar with this.  If not, you should still be automating your locks downs anyway, so keep reading.  

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FORGEBOX v4.9.0 Released

Luis Majano |  December 13, 2019

Today we are pleased to announce a minor release for our FORGEBOX suite of products to version 4.8.0. This release includes lots of fixes and some great additions for your development needs for all Editions: Community and Enterprise.

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Screencast - Using the FusionReactor Profiler to find slow code

Brad Wood |  December 05, 2019

In this tutorial, Brad Wood shows how to use FusionReactor features such as the request Profiler to identify several bottlenecks of slow code in a ColdFusion app.

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