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Jason Dean's ColdBox Tutorial Series

Luis Majano
Oct 14, 2008


Jason Dean has started a very nice, concise and well documented tutorial series on using ColdBox. I have added his series to the ColdBox wiki also. This is a great resource, so keep up the good work Jason!!

ColdBox MVC, Tutorials 3

Submit your ColdBox sites, apps! New section on website for them!

Luis Majano
Feb 19, 2008


If you have a project using ColdBox or a website, or your company uses ColdBox, then please use the new project submission form on the new ColdBox website. Also, if you think you are using ColdBox in many cool ways and want to be a featured company or site, then please say so in the comments and we will get you placed on the website with any cool logo you want and get you some good exposure. Thanks again!!
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Problems trying to login to ColdBox Dashboard

Luis Majano
Dec 21, 2007


Some people have reported not being able to log in to the ColdBox Dashboard. I have reproduced the error and it seems releated with the ses support that is NOT used in the app. So I have registered it as a bug for a patch release on 2.2.3. However, if you would like to make it work, you can do the following: 1. Open the {App}/config/routes.cfm 2. Change the following: Change it to FALSE That way the ses interceptor will not be intercepting calls. This is also a good point to mention that if you use the SES interceptor, then you need to code your apps for SES!. You can't have half ses and half not ses. You need to apply the ses best pracitces, especially on form submits.
ColdBox MVC 1

ColdBox and ColdFusion 8 Interesting bug.

Luis Majano
Dec 01, 2007


I have found an interesting bug on ColdFusion 8 and the multi-threaded capabilities of ColdBox. This is only to specific coldbox installation setups: 1) Virtual Folder in IIS 2) Apache Alias If you use an alias or a virtual folder for installing coldbox, you will run into errors that the spawned threads will not be able to actually find the instantiation paths. Example: coldbox.system.beans.requestContext It seems that the coldfusion 8 spawned thread cannot find or use the virtual aliases or apache aliases. So if I cannot find a solution, which seems like I won't be able to. Then I will remove the installation type of aliases and virtual directories for colfusion 8 and bluedragon 7. It seems that the installation procedures will have to remain as physical folders or coldfusion mappings only. Please test this and let me know your results.
ColdBox MVC 2

Upgrading to 2.5.0 Important Notes!

Luis Majano
Nov 11, 2007


If you are upgrading to 2.5.0 RC 1 from previous versions, please make sure that you use the updated Application.cfc and index.cfm files in the Application Template folder. Application.cfc support has changed a lot of how the framework boots up and it has gotten more solid as the release approaches. However, changes have been made since the first beta of 2.5 and will solidify until the release. So if you are upgrading, please make sure you upgrade your Application.cfc and index.cfm file templates. 2.5 supports Application.cfm still, however, you must use the index.cfm template to include the /coldbox/system/coldbox.cfm file. AGAIN, PLEASE UPDATE YOUR SOFTWARE TO USE THE INCLUDED APPLICATION.CFC AND INDEX.CFM
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