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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.

server start cfengine=lucee@5.3.4.77

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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TestBox v3.2.0 Released!

Luis Majano |  February 27, 2020

We are excited to announce a new minor release of TestBox version 3.2.0. To install just use CommandBox: install testbox --saveDev or to update your TestBox installation update testbox. So let's explore this release

What's New With 3.2.0

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cbSecurity 2.2 Released

Luis Majano |  February 13, 2020

Today we bring you a minor release for cbSecurity packed with features! Version 2.2 brings a complete overhaul of our jwt library and we have now switched over to the jwtcfml (https://forgebox.io/view/jwt-cfml) library which has given us a huge boost in capabilities especially supporting RS and ES algorithms. Check out their ForgeBox entry page to see all the features we inherit by using it.

We have also focused on improving our JWT and API security on this release, so check out the release notes for all the goodness!

# Install
install cbsecurity

# Update
update cbsecurity
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cbValidation 2.x Released

Luis Majano |  February 13, 2020

We are so excited to bring you a major release for cbValidation! cbValidation has been around for quite some time and it was about time to give a major boost in development. We have also completely rewritten the documentation to make it more attractive and user-friendly (https://coldbox-validation.ortusbooks.com/). Enjoy!

# Install
install cbvalidation

# Update
update cbvalidation
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Mementifier v2.x Released!

Luis Majano |  February 13, 2020

We are so excited to bring a major version release of our Mementifier Module. For those of you who do not know what Mementifier is, here is a small synopsis.

What is Mementifier?

This module will transform your business objects into native ColdFusion (CFML) data structures with :rocket speed. It will inject itself into ORM objects and/or business objects alike and give them a nice getMemento() function to transform their properties and relationships (state) into a consumable structure or array of structures. It can even detect ORM entities and you don't even have to write the default includes manually, it will auto-detect all properties. No more building transformations by hand! No more inconsistencies! No more repeating yourself! Best of all, it is lightning fast!

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Modernize or Die® Podcast - CFML News for January 21st, 2020 - Episode 37

Gavin Pickin |  January 21, 2020

Gavin and Eric host this weeks episode.They talk Adobe CF Summit East 2020 announcing dates and prices, as well as Adobe’s ColdFusion Specialist Certification Post Conference Workshop and Ortus Solution’s Pre Conference Workshop. They also mentioned CFCamp will not be moved to May / June as planned and you won’t believe the reason why. ITB 2020 Call for Speakers is closed, with 138 submissions from the community plus all of the Ortus content as well, we’re still deciding on sessions. They talked about CF Summit 2019 Vegas releasing more videos from the sessions on YouTube. The playlist has 19 videos already. In case you missed Rakshith’s Webinar this week on CF2020 you can catch our views on it, and the link to the recording. They talk about Gavin and Michael Born’s plan for a new Live Coding Series this Wednesday. They discuss more information on CF Summit East 2020 and the workshops. They discuss selection for workshops and call for speakers for Into the Box 2020 in Houston in May including a special announcement, ITB 2020 will be 2 days of workshops plus 2 days of conference, so 4 days total, the Super Early Bird tickets are now available. They also discuss some other conferences you should consider attending.

They spotlight a lot of great blog posts, tweets, videos and podcasts, too many to list, so listen to the show. They show off our ForgeBox module of the Week, Eric Peterson’s ‘str’ utilities and this week’s VS Code extensions, Cloak by John Papa for hiding your .env variables when screen sharing etc.

We finish the podcast thank our Patreon supporters

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Build Secure MVC ColdFusion Applications - PRE CFSummit East 2020 Workshop

Luis Majano |  January 21, 2020

We are excited to bring our training Bootcamp series back to the DC area before CFSummit East on April 20th and April 21st. This training series will be led by Box creator Luis Majano at the Regus Franklin Square 5 minute walk from the conference center. Register as soon as possible as space is very limited!

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30+ ForgeBox Packages of the Week from 2019 Modernize or Die® CFML News Podcast

Gavin Pickin |  January 17, 2020

ForgeBox is the NPM of the ColdFusion world, and with CommandBox, CFML's CLI, you can easily add new functionality to your project with a simple `box install packageName`. We decided to dedicate a portion of our CFML News Podcast to ForgeBox Modules. We had 30+ episodes in 2019, each with a ForgeBox Module, so we wanted to give you a way to see all of them in one place, so here they are.

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30+ VS Code Hints Tips and Tricks of the Week from 2019 Modernize or Die® CFML News Podcast

Gavin Pickin |  January 10, 2020

VS Code is the hottest IDE out there, and the most asked question I get at every conference I attend is, what VS Code extensions are you using. Since I got this question so much, we decided to dedicate a portion of our CFML News Podcast to VS Code Hints, Tips and Tricks. We had 34 episodes in 2019, each with a VS Code hint tip or trick, so we wanted to give you a way to see all of them in one place, so here they are.

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