Blog

Gavin Pickin

December 21, 2017

Spread the word


Share your thoughts

At Ortus Solutions, we love the holidays, and we wanted to gift you a gift of developer productivity, we will share a few tips and tricks that will keep giving all year around. In this series we'll be giving you 12 ContentBox tips. Keep your eye out for other 12 tips of Christmas series on our blog, including a new one this year, 12 modules of Christmas on ForgeBox.

Day 8 - Install ContentBox in Seconds + More. In last years 12 ContentBox tips of Xmas, we showed you how to install ContentBox with a one liner. A few things have changed in 3.5.0.

How do I get started with ContentBox?

If you haven't already, Install CommandBox, CFMLs own CLI and Package Management Tool plus much more

New Installation Slugs

ContentBox has been partitioned into three installation slugs from ForgeBox in this version going forward:

  1. `contentbox` - Installs ContentBox as a module into any ColdBox application.
  2. `contentbox-site` - Installs a new ColdBox site enabled for ContentBox with a dependency on contentbox for its module.
  3. `contentbox-installer` - Same as above but with our DSN Creator and Installer Module.

This new schema and re-organization allows us better flexibility when updating ContentBox and installing ContentBox under docker containers. First of all, updating ContentBox will now be a matter of running `box update contentbox` in the root of the site.

We are trying to leverage CommandBox much more for updates and also for ease of use of installation.


 

 

Add Your Comment

(2)

Dec 21, 2017 08:11:41 UTC

by John Farrar

I like this article, it would be great to see likes or social posting for things like this. :)

Dec 21, 2017 22:25:45 UTC

by Gavin

We have a couple of social media posts on this already. Feel free to share as well. Thanks for the comments.

Recent Entries

Ortus Content Digest for week of August 12th

Ortus Content Digest for week of August 12th

It's August 12th... what has Ortus been publishing this week? We have the CFML News Podcast, some CFCasts and YouTube Videos, lots of Ortus and ITB Blog Posts. We have a lot more planned for next week as well.

Gavin Pickin
Gavin Pickin
August 12, 2022
Want native Redis Support in Lucee/CFML? Ortus Redis Extension v2.0.0 Released!

Want native Redis Support in Lucee/CFML? Ortus Redis Extension v2.0.0 Released!

We are very excited to bring you another release for our Redis Lucee Extension. This is a major release spawning research of over 9 months. We have done great strides in this new extension to not only bring you the best scaling capabilities via Redis, but also now to introduce to the CFML world: Real-Time messaging with Redis Pub/Sub! Here is our full release notes in our brand new documentation book: What's New With 2.0.0!

Luis Majano
Luis Majano
August 05, 2022