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Module Bundles in ColdBox 4

Luis Majano February 24, 2015

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Luis Majano

February 24, 2015

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With the advent of so much more functionality in modules, in ColdBox 4 we added the ability to group modules in a single directory we lovingly call The Module Bundle.  This feature became a reality due to a real client's need of being able to logically separate modules into logical buckets.  His application had an extensive amount of modules and he wanted to further segregate them, thus module bundles became a reality.  

 

 

Module bundles does not add extra functionality or features to the framework, but it is a mere logical boundary between modules.  It will allow you to create a folder with the convention {name}-bundle, notice the bundle suffix.  Then you can drop any amount of modules and sub-modules within it.  You can even drop in module bundles inside of it as well.

 

coldbox-bundle
  * cbstorages
  * cborm
  * cbsecurity

 

In ColdBox 4.X we will introduce the ability to package these bundles via CommandBox and even deliver them as a coldbox.bundle archive, which ColdBox will know how to unpack and install.

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