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Want a free limited edition T-Shirt & support open source? You still have time - Hacktoberfest2018

Gavin Pickin
Oct 23, 2018

 

October has been a busy month, so we are late sharing this information, but with over a week left in October, you have plenty of time to earn your free t-shirt. HacktoberFest is celebrating it's 5th year this year, and will be giving away 50,000 t-shirts this year, to those contributing 5 pull requests to open source projects on github.

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ColdBox 5.2.0 Released!

Luis Majano
Oct 18, 2018

 

What's New With 5.2.0

ColdBox 5.2.0 is a minor version update with lots of fixes, improvements and some new features not only to the ColdBox core but to LogBox and WireBox standalone versions alike. Below are the major areas of improvement and the full release notes. To update your installations just issue the commands below with CommandBox:

  • update coldbox - Update ColdBox Platform
  • update logbox - Update standalone LogBox
  • update wirebox - Update standalone WireBox

ColdBox


The major areas of improvement for the ColdBox core where on tons of fixes, however there are some nice new features discussed below.

Bugs

  • [COLDBOX-597] - Function addAsset generate wrong link if asset path contains ".js"
  • [COLDBOX-668] - Make implicit views case sensitive by default for linux systems
  • [COLDBOX-677] - HTML HELPER - Fix a requirement for columnName if column is defined
  • [COLDBOX-696] - Passing headers to `request` breaks RoutingService when in test mode
  • [COLDBOX-724] - Add ENV overload in detectEnvironment() via ENVIRONMENT system setting/property
  • [COLDBOX-726] - setNextEvent does not exist in coldbox.system.web.Controller
  • [COLDBOX-727] - fail fast strong typed to boolean, update to allow custom closures/lambdas
  • [COLDBOX-729] - getRenderData\(\) in base test case was not looking at the right request collection
  • [COLDBOX-732] - Fail fast can't be turned off for original behavior of ColdBox 4
  • [COLDBOX-736] - Module mappings disappear when not unloading ColdBox in base test case
  • [COLDBOX-738] - Clear not working on string builders: Use setLength\(0\) since clear is not a method on StringBuilder
  • [COLDBOX-740] - When using group\(\)operations with a handler and no explicit handler routing call added, route never registered the handler

New Features

  • [COLDBOX-722] - New global directive: autoMapModels which if true, it will map all root models just like modules do.

This will allow root models to behave like modules where all models are registered automatically for you but with no namespace.

  • [COLDBOX-737] - toAction() terminator is missing from the new router DSL

This terminator was missing from the new Routing DSL. This will allow you to build up routes that terminate at an action.

  • [COLDBOX-720] - Register config/Router.cfc as an interceptor

The main application router and ALL module routers are now also interceptors.

Improvements

  • [COLDBOX-730] - Implicitly pass args from renderLayout() into the rendered views
  • [COLDBOX-739] - List modules which have already been processed when a module cannot be activated to help with debugging

LogBox


Bugs

  • [LOGBOX-29] - when using async option on FileAppender, nothing logs, well now it does!

New Features

  • [LOGBOX-31] - Add defaultValue arguments to getProperty() methods on abstract appenders

Improvements

  • [LOGBOX-30] - Leave off text "ExtraInfo: " from console appender if empty string

WireBox


Bugs

  • [WIREBOX-76] - Virtual inheritance not injecting generic getters and setters correctly on target objects
  • [WIREBOX-77] - Virtual inheritance not inheriting init from super class

Improvements

  • [WIREBOX-51] - Add method to binder to override alias of current mapping, by passing the current mapping to the influencer closure
  • [WIREBOX-75] - Don't exclude path in parent mapping destinations
  • [WIREBOX-78] - Simplify error message for missing dependency to be human readable
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Call For Speakers Open for Into The Box 2019

Luis Majano
Oct 08, 2018

 

We are very excited that the Into The Box conference is coming back to the Houston are in May of 2019. Registration is now officially open and call for papers is now open as well. We have also added some great new workshops for your training pleasure!

  • Full 2-day conference with over 30 different technology topics
  • An additional full day of hands-on training available for a veritable 3 days of awesomeness
  • A warm and sunny city of The Woodlands, Texas
  • Starting on May 1st - 3rd
  • Modernize Your Skillz
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ColdBox 5.1.4 Released!

Luis Majano
Aug 13, 2018

 

Two patch releases have gone out the door for ColdBox, check out the tickets:

What's New With 5.1.3 and 5.1.4

Bugs

  • [COLDBOX-715] - Elvis operator inconsistencies on Adobe Engines, please Adobe, patch the engines and fix your compiler!
  • COLDBOX-718 - Left one encodeforhtml in textarea that was missing.

Improvements

  • [COLDBOX-237] - Some HTMLHelper method still need escaping as certain values should never be HTML
  • [COLDBOX-716] - determine session/client state via CF getApplicationMetadata() instead of isDefined() to avoid load issues for flash ram
  • [COLDBOX-717] - RemotingUtil converted to cfscript #367
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TestBox v2.8.0 Released!

Luis Majano
Aug 08, 2018

 


We are excited to announce the release of TestBox version 2.8.0. To install just use CommandBox:

box install testbox --savedev

To upgrade your current testbox installation just run the following:

box update testbox

TestBox 2.8.0 is a minor release with some great new functionality and tons of fixes. You can find the release notes here and the major updates for this release.

ColdBox MVC, ColdFusion, Community, News, Releases, TestBox 0

CFCamp 2018 Training Bootcamp

Luis Majano
Jul 27, 2018

 

We are so excited to announce two training workshops to occur before CFCamp 2018 this November 6-7 in Munich: https://cfcamp2018-box.eventbrite.com. Please note that registration is limited, so hurry!

ColdBox From Zero to Hero

by Luis Majano

In this workshop you will be introduced to the latest version of the most popular CFML MVC framework; ColdBox 5. We will go over the basics of installation, templating and configuration to the most advanced features like HMVC development with modules, RESTFul APIs, interception points and much more.

CommandBox Servers and Containerizing

by Brad Wood

Take a deep dive into how to standardize your server infrastructure from development to production using CommandBox, CFConfig, and Docker. These powerful tools help simplify the number of servers you have to keep track of and help you keep consistent settings and behavior across the board-- a must for a team of people all doing local development. We'll also do a brief introduction into what Docker is and how it can help you with a lot of deployment concerns.



ColdBox MVC, Community, Events, News, Training 0

CF Summit 2018 Training Bootcamp

Luis Majano
Jul 27, 2018

 

  


We are excited to bring our training Bootcamp series as a post-conference workshop for this years Adobe ColdFusion Summit 2018 in Las Vegas, NV. Please note, that our training this year is AFTER the conference. This training series will be led by Box creator Luis Majano and ContentBox Evangelist Gavin Pickin at the Hyatt Placel right in front of the Hard Rock Hotel, where the conference will be. Register as soon as possible as space is very limited!

ColdBox MVC, Community, Events, News, Training 0

ColdBox 5.1.2 Released!

Luis Majano
Jul 24, 2018

 

What's New With 5.1.2

This is a patch release for ColdBox

Bugs/Regressions

  • [COLDBOX-711] - HTML helper cannot add fontawesome icons in button due to XSS enabled by default
  • [COLDBOX-712] - ColdBox shutdown code that uses CF mappings for modules fails on fwreinit
  • [COLDBOX-713] - addAsset throw error when called from handlers

Improvements

  • [COLDBOX-714] - Too many issues when encoding by default for HTML Helper, revert to non-encoded and provide ways to encode globally and a-la-carte

HTML Helper Changes

The HTML Helper has been migrated to an internal module in this release. It allows you to configure it via the following configuration settings in your ColdBox.cfc.

moduleSettings = {
    htmlHelper = {
        // Base path for loading JavaScript files
        js_path = "",
        // Base path for loading CSS files
        css_path = "",
        // Auto-XSS encode values when using the HTML Helper output methods
        encodeValues = false
    }
}

Injection Shortcut

You can also now inject the HTML helper anywhere using it's injection DSL Shortcut of @HTMLHelper

CacheBox, ColdBox MVC, ColdFusion, LogBox, News, Releases, WireBox 0

ColdBox 5.1.1 Released!

Luis Majano
Jul 02, 2018

 

ColdBox 5.1.1 patch update has been released today. This patch covers some major regresssions and improvements for stability. You can find the release notes below.

Bug

  • [COLDBOX-703] - regression onmissingmethod on html helper method was public and changed to private
  • [COLDBOX-704] - viewModule logic was not working at all yet again.

Improvement

  • [COLDBOX-705] - REmove setting throwOnInvalidInterceptionStates, makes no sense anymore
  • [COLDBOX-706] - Moved order of event manager states the injector provides to a ColdBox app so the binder can listen on itself
CacheBox, ColdBox MVC, ColdFusion, LogBox, News, Releases, WireBox 0

ColdBox 5.1.0 Released!

Luis Majano
Jun 28, 2018

 

Ohh happy day! ColdBox 5.1.0 is now available. Using CommandBox just issue a simple update coldbox and you are done! This release is fully documented and you can find the what's new guide here: https://coldbox.ortusbooks.com/intro/introduction/whats-new-with-5.1.0. Below you will find the major areas of improvement for this release and you can visit the link for the full release notes.

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