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ColdBox Forums with Google Search now!!

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

I have just implemented a Google custom search engine for the entire ColdBox Forums that you will find really nice. There are over 1300 messages on the forums now and they now get the best search engine so you can search all you want. So if you really want some advanced searching on any ColdBox topic on the forums, give it a whirl. As a side note, the entire ColdBox Framework site also implements a...

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ColdBox Documentation Internationalization Project is here!!

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

This is an announcement that an internationalization translation project is way on its way for the ColdBox documentation. If you go to the official wiki site, you will see two new languages: Japanese and Spanish. The entire docs are being translated now to these languages and should be done by version 2.6 release if possible. Also, a new group has been created for ColdBox Translators. So if you are interested in helping ...

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CFObjective 2008 Advanced Workshop Resources posted

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

I just posted my Advanced Workshop session given today. It was a great presentation and attendance. If you where not there, you can still check it out by going to the wiki presentations area. The presentation shows all the demos we should have done, I am also uploading the complete workshop source code and the script that was my guide to create the demos. As a side note, I will be translating the demos t...

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ColdBox and MVC Demystified.

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

I just updated the ColdBox MVC Guide to help newbies to the whole framework and object oriented approaches get an understanding of how to apply its uses. I am starting a whole set of newbie guides on the wiki to not only guide on Coldbox, but also on basic object oriented principles and guidelines. Your input is much appreciated and also resource links are much appreciated.

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CFObjective ColdBox Framework 101 session posted

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

I just posted my 101 Framework session given this Friday. It was a great presentation and attendance. If you where not there, you can still check it out by going to the wiki presentations area.

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ColdBox + Open BlueDragon

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

Sana Ullah of the ColdBox team, just sent me this image. The image says it all, ColdBox + OpenBlueDragon like each other.

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ColdBox 2.6.0 RC 1 and more news.

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

After much hard work by Team ColdBox, we are glad to put out our first release candidate. Below are some of the new features introduced and the fixes introduced in the release candidate. So please enjoy this release as we approach a final 2.6 version. We will probably have one more release candidate before release and we need all the testing you can give us. If you would like to find out all about the 2.6.0 release, please visit the

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ColdBox Repository Updates

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

Just some notification that the src folder in the repository has been refactored to make it easier on builds. The folder is now called testharness and the system folder has been pulled out to the root to keep consistency with the actual build. I have slacked off on this updated, but finally here. So if you do auto builds from SVN, please update.

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The power of ColdBox Complex Settings.

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

One of my favorite updates to 2.6.0 is the ability to create complex elements on my settings using JSON notation. In previous versions, you had a very limited JSON notation, but now you have the full fledged notation. This is particularly useful if you want to override settings using the environment interceptor. You can actually override datasource elements or any part of the configuration file. It becomes tricky when overriding structures, but the notation helps out incredibly. Let's say t...

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Creating Charts with WebCharts 3D and ColdBox

Luis Majano |  October 15, 2008

Ernst van der Linden has created an incredible tutorial on how to leverage the WebCharts (Included in ColdFusion) library to create amazing map charts, extreme charts and so much more. He has created a coldbox plugin for it and does a step by step tutorial on how to build them. It is really fascinating stuff. So check it out for yourself: Download Guid...

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