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Luis Majano

March 10, 2021

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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.

update coldbox

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

Release Notes

ColdBox HMVC Core

Bug

  • [COLDBOX-890] - Renderer methods assume the module exists and throws exception when sending invalid url data
  • [COLDBOX-914] - Can no longer have duplicate routes with different conditions
  • [COLDBOX-935] - Colon (:) in URL Path Causes Exception Error
  • [COLDBOX-964] - invalidEventHandler does not work when calling invalid action on valid handler
  • [COLDBOX-967] - autowire annotation for test cases is not working as it should
  • [COLDBOX-968] - Fix declaring multiple resources at once
  • [COLDBOX-978] - AsyncManager threads don't release DB connections to pool for Adobe CF

New Feature

  • [COLDBOX-973] - Add new exception type catch for the RestHandler: PermissionDenied to trap in valid authorizations

Improvement

  • [COLDBOX-965] - Content type http header bypasses requestContext with render data - set explicit http header via request context
  • [COLDBOX-971] - Implement caching strategy for application helper lookups into the template cache
  • [COLDBOX-972] - Coldbox DataMarshaller Throws Error with Lucee-Light Engine
  • [COLDBOX-974] - Have the html helper manifests in local memory instead of the template cache to avoid cleanup issues
  • [COLDBOX-975] - Remove unnecessary locks for view path setups in the renderer
  • [COLDBOX-976] - Remove unnecessary lock in the bootstrap to get the controller reference, it's already there for the reload checks
  • [COLDBOX-979] - Moudle service now profiles registration and activation into the logs with the version and path of a module

WireBox

Improvement

  • [WIREBOX-111] - Refactor the way cffeed is used so that ACF 2021 doesn't choke on first startups, only when used

CacheBox

Bug

  • [CACHEBOX-67] - getStoreMetadataReport() - wrong order of the reduce() parameters

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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ColdBox Elixir v3 Security Update

Eric Peterson |  January 22, 2021

On January 12, 2021 we became aware of a security vulnerability in ColdBox Elixir. Read the details of what happened, how it may affect you, and how to mitigate the vulnerability.

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Introducing the New Ortus Community

Brad Wood |  January 21, 2021

Hi everyone, great news! Ortus is rolling out our new Ortus Community site to help consolidate all of our community support and interaction. As part of that effort, all our Google Group threads have been imported to the new Ortus Community and effective immediately, our Google Groups are closed for further posting.

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ColdBox i18n Localization Module v2 Released

Luis Majano |  January 19, 2021

After many many months of development, testing and waiting, we are finally able to release a major major update to our localization and internationalization library for ColdBox: cbi18n version 2.x. This release is a huuuge advancement for building localized applications and websites and partly thanks to Mr Wil de Bruin (shiftinsert.nl). This release introduces the ability to use json resource bundles, multiple bundles per module, cbStorages for tracking locales, property inheritance and so much more! There are a few compatiblity issues, so make sure you read them to upgrade to version 2.x if not you can easily update using CommandBox

install cbi18n
update cbi18n
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ColdBox 6.2.2 Released

Luis Majano January 12, 2021

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January 12, 2021

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Today we released ColdBox v6.2.2 as a minor path. Please update if you are affected by the issues shown in the release notes.

update coldbox

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

Release Notes [6.2.2] => 2021-JAN-12

ColdBox HMVC Core

Bugs

  • [COLDBOX-963] - Use Java URI for more resiliant getFullURL to avoid double slashes

WireBox

Bugs

  • [WIREBOX-107] - wirebox metadata caching broken
  • [WIREBOX-109] - Standalone event pool interceptData -> data not backwards compat

Improvements

  • [WIREBOX-108] - WireBox not handling cachebox, logbox, and asynmanager instances properly

CacheBox

Improvements

  • [CACHEBOX-65] - CacheBox not handling wirebox, logbox, and asynmanager instances properly

LogBox

Improvements

  • [LOGBOX-60] - Ignore interrupted exceptions from appenders' scheduler pool

50 VS Code Hints Tips and Tricks of the Week from 2020 Modernize or Die® CFML News Podcast

Paulina Lainez |  January 12, 2021

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 50 episodes in 2020, 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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50 ForgeBox Modules of the Week from 2020 Modernize or Die® CFML News Podcast

Paulina Lainez |  January 05, 2021

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 dedicate a portion of our CFML News Podcast to ForgeBox Modules. We had approximately 50 episodes in 2020, 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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2020 - What a Year It Has Been!

Paulina Lainez December 31, 2020

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December 31, 2020

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