Luis Majano

December 16, 2015

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We are proud to announce today a minor, but really major, release for Ortus DataBoss Version 2.1.0.  This release brings several major fixes and a complete overhaul of all JS/CSS assets.  This brings great new pickers, editors and speed optimizations as all JS/CSS libraries have been updated and optimized via our new automated Grunt process.  Check out the release notes below:

Bugs Squashed

  • [DATABOSS-108] - Forms submit to HTTP instead of HTTPS when accessed over HTTPS
  • [DATABOSS-111] - If using the bootstrap editor it always add an empty <br> at the end
  • [DATABOSS-121] - var scoping issues on entity display helper
  • [DATABOSS-110] - Important - License expiration affecting Client live sites and not only the module

New Features

  • [DATABOSS-114] - Update orm module to latest version
  • [DATABOSS-116] - Update all static assets to latest versions
  • [DATABOSS-117] - Automate and provide compacted assets via bower and grunt
  • [DATABOSS-118] - Updated clock picker due to deprecated library
  • [DATABOSS-120] - Multi-site support on html base ref tag when using SES routes
  • [DATABOSS-112] - Add a new button to the bootstrap editor to disable/enable the wyswig



What is DataBoss?

Ortus DataBoss is an application that will help you manage CFML Object Relational Mapper (ORM) objects without the need of writing administrative code for them; thus a Dynamic Administrator.  DataBoss will talk to the underlying ORM engine (Hibernate) and get all the necessary information to manage all the ORM entities and its relationships in that specific CFML application DataBoss has been deployed to.  You can watch our introductory video to get a quick overview of what DataBoss is and how it can benefit your development.


  • Download as a standalone application that can integrate with any framework or application
  • Download as a ColdBox module so it can integrate with any ColdBox 4+ application
  • Automatic Hibernate ORM entity detection and analysis
  • Ability to manage all supported Hibernate relationships: One-To-Many, Many-To-One, One-To-One, Many-To-Many
  • Ability to manage multi-level inheritance relationships
  • Internationalized and localized for: English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese and more
  • Ability to create/edit/delete and multi-delete any managed entity and its data
  • Built-in form validation based on ColdBox Validation and ORM metadata
  • Customizable validation rules
  • Customizable HTML 5 controls for persisted properties: Checkbox, Radio Buttons, Multi-Select, Text, Email, URL, Password, Textarea, Super Lite Rich Text Editor, Date Picker
  • Ability to paginate entity records and do inline filtering/sorting of data
  • Easily interface layout overrides if ran as a ColdBox Module
  • Easily extend the custom CSS framework
  • Ability to reload the ORM engine a-la-carte
  • Application responsive design ready for phone and tablet usage
  • Database null support



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