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The 12 Tips of (ContentBox) Christmas 2017 - Day 7 - Media Manager Image Editor

Gavin Pickin
Dec 20, 2017

 

At Ortus Solutions, we love the holidays, and we wanted to gift you a gift of developer productivity, we will share a few tips and tricks that will keep giving all year around. In this series we'll be giving you 12 ContentBox tips. Keep your eye out for other 12 tips of Christmas series on our blog, including a new one this year, 12 modules of Christmas on ForgeBox.

Day 7 - Media Manager Image Editor. Thanks to our good friend Francesco Pepe (@tropicalista), we now have a full-fledged image editor in ContentBox Media Manager.

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The 12 Tips of (ContentBox) Christmas 2017 - Day 6 - New User Invite Workflow

Gavin Pickin
Dec 19, 2017

 

At Ortus Solutions, we love the holidays, and we wanted to gift you a gift of developer productivity, we will share a few tips and tricks that will keep giving all year around. In this series we'll be giving you 12 ContentBox tips. Keep your eye out for other 12 tips of Christmas series on our blog, including a new one this year, 12 modules of Christmas on ForgeBox.

Day 6 - New User Invite Workflow. We have introduced a new approach to creating authors in ContentBox. You will now be presented with the new author wizard which will allow you to pre-fill author details in a secure manner.

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The 12 Tips of (ContentBox) Christmas 2017 - Day 5 - Admin Bar

Gavin Pickin
Dec 18, 2017

 

At Ortus Solutions, we love the holidays, and we wanted to gift you a gift of developer productivity, we will share a few tips and tricks that will keep giving all year around. In this series we'll be giving you 12 ContentBox tips. Keep your eye out for other 12 tips of Christmas series on our blog, including a new one this year, 12 modules of Christmas on ForgeBox.

Day 5 - Admin Bar - We have added a new Admin Bar that can help you manage and edit content from the front end website. This Admin Bar can be enabled/disabled from the ContentBox Settings panel and will only show up if it meets certain criteria.

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The 12 Tips of (ContentBox) Christmas 2017 - Day 4 - i18n Localization

Gavin Pickin
Dec 17, 2017

 

At Ortus Solutions, we love the holidays, and we wanted to gift you a gift of developer productivity, we will share a few tips and tricks that will keep giving all year around. In this series we'll be giving you 12 ContentBox tips. Keep your eye out for other 12 tips of Christmas series on our blog, including a new one this year, 12 modules of Christmas on ForgeBox.

Day 4 - Localization updates. Thanks to the Computer Know How guys, the 3.6 release sports many i18n improvements. If your site needs multiple languages, this is very important.

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The 12 Tips of (ContentBox) Christmas 2017 - Day 3 - Password enhancements

Gavin Pickin
Dec 16, 2017

 

At Ortus Solutions, we love the holidays, and we wanted to gift you a gift of developer productivity, we will share a few tips and tricks that will keep giving all year around. In this series we'll be giving you 12 ContentBox tips. Keep your eye out for other 12 tips of Christmas series on our blog, including a new one this year, 12 modules of Christmas on ForgeBox.

Day 3 - Password enhancements. Security is a big deal for Ortus Solutions, and ContentBox is no different. Working with lots of customers, big and small, we run into a lot of security requirements, and we use those experiences to make ContentBox better, and passwords has had some major changes recently.

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The 12 Tips of (ContentBox) Christmas 2017 - Day 2 - Permission Groups

Gavin Pickin
Dec 15, 2017

 

At Ortus Solutions, we love the holidays, and we wanted to gift you a gift of developer productivity, we will share a few tips and tricks that will keep giving all year around. In this series we'll be giving you 12 ContentBox tips. Keep your eye out for other 12 tips of Christmas series on our blog, including a new one this year, 12 modules of Christmas on ForgeBox.

Day 2 - We're going to look at Permission Groups. In complex apps, managing permissions can be difficult. ContentBox has always given your Users a Role, which includes a set of permissions, and a la carte permissions. Recently, we have added Permission Groups, to allow you to assign groups of permissions to users, in addition to a singular role.

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The 12 Tips of (ContentBox) Christmas 2017 - Day 1 - Multi Factor Authentication

Gavin Pickin
Dec 14, 2017

 

At Ortus Solutions, we love the holidays, and we wanted to gift you a gift of developer productivity, we will share a few tips and tricks that will keep giving all year around. In this series we'll be giving you 12 ContentBox tips. Keep your eye out for other 12 tips of Christmas series on our blog, including a new one this year, 12 modules of Christmas on ForgeBox.

Day 1 This is one of our biggest features for ContentBox is our two factor authentication framework. That's right, we built a two factor module framework that will allow you to build or use any two factor or multi-factor authentication mechanism. We have included one in the core which is Email verification... and already created SNS implementations for customers.

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CFCamp 2017 - ColdBox 5 Hierarchical MVC - Transform Your Monolith

Luis Majano
Oct 31, 2017

 

Here are the slides from our presentation at CFCamp 2017 Day 2: ColdBox Hierarchical MVC. You can also find the source code for our demo here: https://github.com/lmajano/hmvc-presso-demo or you can use CommandBox to install it: box install lmajano/hmvc-presso-demo


The ColdBox Platform was the first conventions based MVC framework for ColdFusion. It has evolved and become the de-facto standard for building scalable and modern ColdFusion applications. Come learn about hierarchical MVC and modularization to scale your legacy or new applications to a new modern era.



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CFCamp 2017 - A Tale of Legacy to Modernization Presentation

Luis Majano
Oct 20, 2017

 

Here are the slides from our presentation at CFCamp 2017 Day 1: A Tale of Legacy to Modernization.

Evolve or Die! How many times have they told you, You still coding in that?. Come to this session to discover the infamous land of legacy ColdFusion applications, their why and existence motivations. We will then discover how to finally evolve them and take them to the wonderful land of Modern ColdFusion. Come and be inspired to kill the legacy monsters that have haunted you for far too long. We will deliver you once and for all of these inhumane beasts, so you can be proud of writing kick-ass applications with kick-ass tools in ColdFusion. Evolve or Die!



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See the code - How to hook into Hibernate ORM Events easily with CBORM and ColdBox

Gavin Pickin
Aug 15, 2017

 

In my last post, I talked about How to hook into Hibernate ORM Events easily with CBORM and ColdBox. I talked through the what, why, how, but didn't get to the code. So this post, is going to go through the code and give you a real example you could use today to extend ContentBox's core Author module with your own function.

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