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A ColdBox plugin for ValidateThis!

Luis Majano |  July 24, 2009
Bob Silverberg just announced the availability of a ColdBox plugin for interacting with his Validate This! framework!  I highly encourage you to test drive Validate This as it is truly an awesome validation framework.  He not only did the plugin but adapted a sample application to work with it.

So if you are still trying to determine validation and want an easy and great solution, give ValidateThis a shot!  Here are some links for you:

Would you like a private request collection?

Luis Majano |  July 13, 2009

This topic has been going on for a while, where some people have come up with the idea of having a private request collection that is unaffected by the incoming URL/FORM/REMOTE variables but still have access to it via the request context object.  You already CAN do this by just building a simple request context decorator.  However, some people think that this could be a cool core addition.  I am starting to think so also, so here are my thoughts on the topic.

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New ColdBox Feedback Forum

Luis Majano |  June 15, 2009
We have added a new FeedBack Forum to all of the ColdBox websites so it makes it easy for the community to report new features, ideas, enhancements and bugs.  Not only that, but we can all vote for what features to support or build and so much more.  So please check it out, by going here:  http://coldbox.uservoice.com/ or just by clicking on the new feedback tabs on the sites.

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ColdBox Training at CFUnited 2009

Luis Majano |  June 15, 2009
This is a reminder that will be having a 1 day training at CFUnited 2009 on August 11th.  This is a full day of ColdBox training and goodness.  You don't want to miss this!  The course we will be delivering is CBOX-100 and you can find more information about it here
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New ColdBox Alliance Partner: Computer Know How

Luis Majano |  June 06, 2009
We are kicking off our ColdBox Alliance Program with the company Computer Know How.

Computer Know How was founded in 1997 as a resale and consulting firm. At Computer Know How, we understand that technology...
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Should ColdBox Drop ColdFusion 7 support? Get Involved!!

Luis Majano |  May 28, 2009

I have been debating with the decision to continue to support ColdFusion 7 in the main ColdBox core for version 3.0.0 and move ahead with CF8 compatibility. As of now, we have decided to maintain ColdFusion 7 support, but you can make this change. Our upcoming version is targeted for release by Fall of 2009 and we need your input. We have put together a small survey below and according to the community's response, we will either maintain the core to be ColdFusion 7 compatible or move ahead...

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Fill out my CF.Objective 2009 Session Survey

Luis Majano |  May 19, 2009
If you guys attended my ColdBox: More Than MVC session at CF.Objective, please fill out this short survey so we can be invited again and participate in such a great conference.  Again, if you missed the session, you can view the online pres...
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ColdBox Contributed Plugins Page

Luis Majano |  May 18, 2009

The following page has been created in the wiki to host contributed ColdBox plugins, ColdBox Custom Plugins. This will be updated and moved to the ColdBox website as the website is updated and released later this year. However, you now have a location of contributed custom plugins. So if you have any plugins you would like to share with the community, please send them to ...

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ColdBox CF.Objective 2009 Presentation Slides

Luis Majano |  May 15, 2009
I finished today my presentation at CF.Objective: ColdBox - More than MVC. It was a greatly received presentation where we showcased our Alpha of ColdBox 3.0.0. If you want to see the presentation and download the source code, just go here: http://ortus.svnrepository.com/coldbox/trac.cgi/wiki/cbMediaPresentations Enjoy and let me know if you have any questions!!...
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ColdBox Presentation Recordings at OCDEV

Luis Majano |  April 09, 2009

I had the pleasure of getting to speak at the Orange County User Group last night and it was a great night.  We had a full night of ColdBox and even some incredible Ping Pong tournament.  Thanks guys for inviting me over.  You can find the recordings for the presentations below.  You will be surprised to see some of the new ColdBox projects, especially our new ColdBox Lookup Manager that has been silently released.  Expect more on it soon.

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