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CommandBox 5.0.0 Released!

Brad Wood
Mar 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.

CommandBox, Lucee, Lucee Extensions, News, OpenSource, Releases 0

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

Gavin Pickin
Jan 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

Community, Conferences, ForgeBox, IDE, Modules, News, OpenSource, Podcasts, Upcoming Events 0

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

Gavin Pickin
Jan 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.

Community, ForgeBox, Modules, News, OpenSource, Podcasts 0

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

Gavin Pickin
Jan 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.

IDE, News, OpenSource, Podcasts 0

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.

Community, News, OpenSource 0