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New Object-Oriented Programming Series to Debut on CFCasts

Paulina Lainez |  April 29, 2021

This week we debuted our first-ever Object-Oriented Programming Series in our CFML learning platform, CFCasts.

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CommandBox 5.3.0 Released

Brad Wood |  April 28, 2021

We are pleased to announce the general availability of our latest CommandBox CLI release. This is a minor release that's full of bug fixes and enhancements.  It should be backwards compatible (with one caveat below) and you can upgrade any previous version of CommandBox in-place to the latest release.

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ColdBox 6.4.0 Released - Welcome to the land of Scheduled Tasks

Luis Majano |  April 20, 2021

 

Today we released ColdBox v6.4.0 but it feels more like a major release than a minor one. We are introducing tons of new features in this release, especially our anticipated: ColdBox Scheduled Tasks feature set.

update coldbox

# If you are using standalone libraries, then update those
update wirebox
update cachebox
update logbox

You can find our what's new document here: https://coldbox.ortusbooks.com/intro/release-history/whats-new-with-6.4.0. So let's explore some of the major features of this release and then on to our release notes.

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ColdBox Debugger Mini-APM v3 Launched!

Luis Majano |  April 07, 2021

We are so excited to bring about a major release for the ColdBox Debugger project: v3.0.0. However, what in the world is the ColdBox Debugger module? I am glad you asked:

What is the ColdBox Debugger?

The ColdBox Debugger module is a lightweight performance monitor and profiling tool for ColdBox applications. It can generate a nice debugging panel on every rendered page or a dedicated visualizer to make your ColdBox application development nicer, funner and greater! Yes, funner is a word!

Debugger Request Visualizer

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CommandBox Docker v3.3.0 Images Released

Jon Clausen |  March 24, 2021

Today we are pleased to announce the release of version 3.3.0 of our CommandBox Docker images. This release contains a number of enhancements for multi-architecture support, Adobe Coldfusion 2021 compatibility, and security.

Of note, and a potentially breaking change for some, is that the base ortussolutions/commandbox:latest tag is now based on OpenJDK11 rather than OpenJDK8. Those who require the Use of JDK8 should pin their builds to the ortussolutions/commandbox:jdk8 tag. This decision was made because there is now only one JDK8 image that is currently being built - :adobe2016 .

This version also adds support for Adobe Coldfusion 20201 Package Control Manager with new environment variable support.

Best of all, we are now publishing multi-architecture builds. All of the base tags are now available in both amd64 and arm64 architecture - the latter, which is used increasingly on AWS and Apple's M1 processors. This opens up the door for additional architectures, in the future, including Windows.

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DocBox 3.0 Released

Michael Born |  March 15, 2021

DocBox

Say hello to DocBox 3.0! This new version adds JSON output format, multiple strategy support, and a raft of improvements across the board. Check it out by running box install docbox@3 to install the new version.

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ContentBox v5.0.0 Beta Released

Luis Majano |  March 11, 2021

Today is a majestic day! A day that brings the release of our very first beta for ContentBox 5! This release has been in development for over 6 months and its a major architectural shift from our previous versions; multi-site support. You can now migrate over your Mura CMS applications with ease to ContentBox knowing that multi-tenant support is now available for all, for FREE, FOREVER!

Here is our what's new guide with our full release notes: https://contentbox.ortusbooks.com/intro/release-history/whats-new-with-5.0.0

I will be covering the major features in this introductory blog post.

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ColdBox 6.3.0 Released

Luis Majano |  March 10, 2021

 

Today we released ColdBox v6.3.0 as a minor release with some major bug squashing and some major performance improvements. Please update if you are affected by the issues shown in the release notes.

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New FORGEBOX® Pricing for 2021+

Paulina Lainez |  March 03, 2021

A new year means focusing on new priorities and projects. With that in mind, we wanted to give FORGEBOX® the spotlight it deserves. Our goal is to make your job and your life easier, that’s why we have decided to bring down our pricing considerably!

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First Workshop of the Year Announced: Up and Running with Quick

Paulina Lainez |  February 16, 2021

On our first workshop of the year (March 11 - 12) we will get Up and Running with Quick. For those of you unfamiliar with the topic, Quick is an ORM (Object Relational Mapper) written in CFML for CFML.With it you can map database tables to entities (CFCs), create relationships between entities,query and manipulate data, and persist all your changes to your database. Quick helps you give relevant names to important bits of SQL code, compose queries at runtime to get exactly the data you want in the most efficient way, and gets out of your way when you need or want to write barebones SQL.

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