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30+ ForgeBox Packages of the Week from 2019 Modernize or Die® CFML News Podcast

Gavin Pickin |  January 17, 2020

ForgeBox is the NPM of the ColdFusion world, and with CommandBox, CFML's CLI, you can easily add new functionality to your project with a simple `box install packageName`. We decided to dedicate a portion of our CFML News Podcast to ForgeBox Modules. We had 30+ episodes in 2019, each with a ForgeBox Module, so we wanted to give you a way to see all of them in one place, so here they are.

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Modernize or Die® Podcast - CFML News for January 14th, 2020 - Episode 36

Gavin Pickin |  January 15, 2020

Gavin and Brad host this weeks episode.They talk about CF Summit 2019 Vegas releasing more videos from the sessions on YouTube. The playlist has 16 videos already. They also remind you to sign up for Rakshith's upcoming Webinar this week on CF2020. They talk about Gavin and Michael Born's plan for a new Live Coding Series this Wednesday. They discuss deadlines for workshops and call for speakers for Into the Box 2020 in Houston in May, so try and submit your ideas, as well as the Super Early Bird tickets are now available. They also discuss some other conferences you should consider attending.

They spotlight a lot of great blog posts, tweets, videos and podcasts, too many to list, so listen to the show. They show off our ForgeBox module of the Week, Matthew Clemente's 'smmrize' wrapper and this week's VS Code extensions, CFLint by popular demand.

They finish the podcast by thanking their Patreon supporters

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30+ VS Code Hints Tips and Tricks of the Week from 2019 Modernize or Die® CFML News Podcast

Gavin Pickin |  January 10, 2020

VS Code is the hottest IDE out there, and the most asked question I get at every conference I attend is, what VS Code extensions are you using. Since I got this question so much, we decided to dedicate a portion of our CFML News Podcast to VS Code Hints, Tips and Tricks. We had 34 episodes in 2019, each with a VS Code hint tip or trick, so we wanted to give you a way to see all of them in one place, so here they are.

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Modernize or Die® Podcast - CFML News for January 7th, 2020 - Episode 35

Gavin Pickin |  January 08, 2020

Gavin and Brad host this weeks episode.They talk about CF Summit 2019 Vegas releasing more videos from the sessions on YouTube. The playlist has 16 videos already. They also remind you to sign up for Rakshith's upcoming Webinar on CF2020. They talk about Gavin and Michael Born's plan for a new Live Coding Series. They discuss deadlines for workshops and call for speakers for Into the Box 2020 in Houston in May, so try and submit your ideas by the end of the year... as well as the Super Early Bird tickets are now available. They also discuss some other conferences you should consider attending.

They spotlight a lot of great blog posts, tweets, videos and podcasts, too many to list, so listen to the show. They show off our ForgeBox module of the Week, Sam Knowlton's WkHTMLtoPDF ColdBox Wrapper Module and this week's VS Code extensions, Surround.

We finish the podcast thank our Patreon supporters

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FORGEBOX v4.9.0 Released

Luis Majano |  December 13, 2019

Today we are pleased to announce a minor release for our FORGEBOX suite of products to version 4.8.0. This release includes lots of fixes and some great additions for your development needs for all Editions: Community and Enterprise.

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Screencast - Using the FusionReactor Profiler to find slow code

Brad Wood |  December 05, 2019

In this tutorial, Brad Wood shows how to use FusionReactor features such as the request Profiler to identify several bottlenecks of slow code in a ColdFusion app.

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Redis Lucee v1.4.0 Extension Released!

Luis Majano |  November 06, 2019

We are very excited to bring you another release for our Redis Lucee Extension. This is a minor release and it sports quite a few updates, improvements and Lucee compatiblity updates.

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FORGEBOX v4.8.0 Released

Luis Majano |  November 06, 2019

Today we are pleased to announce a minor release for our FORGEBOX suite of products to version 4.8.0. This release includes lots of fixes and some great additions for your development needs for all Editions: Community and Enterprise.

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MongoDB Lucee v1.0.0 Extension Released!

Luis Majano |  October 08, 2019

We are very excited to bring you a new commercial product release for the Ortus Family: MongoDB Server Lucee Extension  The MongoDB Server Lucee Extension allows you to natively connect to a MongoDB Server cluster and leverage it for distributed caching, session/client storage and distribution, cluster RAM file systems, and much more. It can allow your Lucee servers to scale and extend easily by leveraging MongoDB Server as the platform of choice for session/cluster managements, NoSQL, caching and virtual file-systems.

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CommandBox Web Server Lockdown Example

Brad Wood |  October 07, 2019

More and more people are using CommandBox or our Ortus Docker containers (powered by CommandBox) for production deployments.  Commandbox uses JBoss Undertow which is very lightweight and fast, and capable of service traffic just as fast as IIS or Apache.  A lot of people ask me about running CommandBox in production and I always say it's find so long as you follow the same basic lockdown procedures you'd take on any web server.  If you have IIS or Apache sitting in front of CommandBox, most of this configuration can happen there, but for people who want drop-dead simply prod servers, here's some quick tips on locking down your CommandBox server.

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