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June 17, 2022

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What has Ortus been publishing this week? We have the Podcast, some CFCasts and YouTube Videos, lots of Ortus and ITB Blog Posts. We have a lot more planned for next week as well

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Into the Box - Updates as of June 13th, 2022

Into the Box Super Early Bird ticket pricing is over, but you can still get the Early Bird. Last week we had the first couple of episodes of the Modernize or Die Podcast - Conference Edition for ITB 2022. To read all of our blog posts from ITB, visit the site or subscribe to RSS https://intothebox.org/blog This week we're going to be announcing the some more of the podcast episodes, like some workshop information, and a special announcement about more speakers and more sessions... but you'll have to wait and see.

https://www.ortussolutions.com/blog/how-can-i-use-a-jar-library-in-cfml

How Can I use a Jar library in CFML?

CFML makes it simple to instantiate and use native Java classes without leaving CFML-land. For example, we can use Java's SimpleDateFormat library to format a date object. In order to use a third-party java library, however, such as the Jsoup HTML parser, you will need to load the jar into the CFML engine first, so let's see how we can do that.

https://www.ortussolutions.com/blog/how-can-i-use-a-jar-library-in-cfml

Live Stream Series - Koding with the Kiwi + Friends - June 17th 2022

Starting this Friday, June 10th, at 1pm PDT, Gavin Pickin is going to host a live stream, live coding, pair programming with some Community Member "Friends". This stream will try to include special guests from the community, to get their viewpoints / advice on how Gavin should do something. Weekly on Fridays at 1pm PDT - The goal is to host these live streams on a weekly basis, when possible.

https://www.ortussolutions.com/blog/live-stream-series-koding-with-the-kiwi-friends-june-17th-2022

Mailgun Support for ColdBox Mail Services

I am very excited to announce the support for the Mailgun email delivery service in our ColdBox Mail Services module (cbmailservices) thanks to Scott Steinbeck.

What is Mailgun Mailgun is an email delivery service for sending, receiving, and tracking emails. You can find a great introduction here: https://www.mailgun.com/blog/product/getting-started-with-mailgun-introduction-to-platform-training/

https://www.ortussolutions.com/blog/mailgun-support-for-coldbox-mail-services

ITB 2022 Podcast Series - Workshop - TestBox - Getting started with BDD-TDD with Brad Wood

This podcast is a special podcast for attendees or undecided attendees, to get a view of what the workshop has to offer. Brad Wood talks about his upcoming workshop at Into the Box, he talks about who the ideal audience is, and why they should attend. He talks about what will the workshop cover, the requirements for the workshop, and what he hopes the attendees will leave the workshop with.

http://www.intothebox.org/blog/itb-2022-podcast-series-workshop-testbox-getting-started-with-bdd-tdd-with-brad-wood

Announcing - Pre-Conference + 3rd Track for Into the Box

Due to Covid and other reasons, some of the CFML Community Speakers will not be able to make this years Into the Box - but we wanted to include them anyways. After much discussion and debate, we eventually decided, in the efforts to maximize content, and ensuring we have speakers in front of attendees, the best option was to host a third track for the conference, and we’re calling it the pre-conference track.

http://www.intothebox.org/blog/announcing-pre-conference-3rd-track-for-into-the-box

ITB 2022 Podcast Series - Workshop - VueJs SPA and Mobile App with Rest APIs with Gavin Pickin

This podcast is a special podcast for attendees or undecided attendees, to get a view of what the workshop has to offer, from the Trainers themselves, Gavin Pickin and Daniel Garcia. This workshop will walk us through creating a Quiz Game app with a ColdBox REST API backend and a VueJS Application, written in the Quasar Framework. We will start with the concept, design our database, plan our API, write some tests, build our API, create our Quasar Framework App, and write some VueJS to hit those API Endpoints. This Quiz game will have a real-world use case, as it brings back to life an old ColdFusion / ColdBox concept, delivered in a fresh new way.

http://www.intothebox.org/blog/itb-2022-podcast-series-workshop-vuejs-spa-and-mobile-app-with-rest-apis-with-gavin-pickin

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