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Ortus Content Digest for week of July 29th

Gavin Pickin |  July 29, 2022

It's July 29th... what has Ortus been publishing this week? We have the CFML News Podcast, some CFCasts and YouTube Videos, lots of Ortus and ITB Blog Posts. We have a lot more planned for next week as well.

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Integrating ColdBox with Existing Code Series -3 -First Module / Include our Code

Dan Card |  July 27, 2022

Recently I did a webinar on Refactoring Legacy Code and the question came up about whether or not it was possible to use Coldbox with existing code without converting everything to a Coldbox module or making changes to the existing codebase. In the first installation in this series, we took a tour of the various elements which make up ColdBox. In the second installation, we looked at creating layouts, views, and routes in the main site. In this installation, we’re going to start incorporating our existing code base and do so using a module.

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Ortus Content Digest for week of July 22nd

Gavin Pickin |  July 22, 2022

It's July 22nd... what has Ortus been publishing this week? We have the CFML News Podcast, some CFCasts and YouTube Videos, lots of Ortus and ITB Blog Posts. We have a lot more planned for next week as well.

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Integrating ColdBox with Existing Code Series -2 -First Routes

Dan Card |  July 20, 2022

Recently I did a webinar on Refactoring Legacy Code and the question came up about whether or not it was possible to use Coldbox with existing code without converting everything to a Coldbox module or making changes to the existing codebase. In the first installation in this series, we took a tour of the various elements which make up ColdBox. In this second installation, we are looking at creating layouts, views, and routes in the main site.

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Recap: Live Stream Series - Koding with the Kiwi + Friends - July 15th 2022

Gavin Pickin |  July 19, 2022

In this last session, Gavin was joined by Wil De Bruin. Wil De Bruin works a lot with CBValidation, contributed to the project, blogged a lot, and even presented at Into the Box in the past. They looked at different ways to validate your api input, your models, where to store your constraints, and helper methods to cut down on your API handler boilerplate. They discussed using validate() vs validateOrFail() and how you can make your own helper to make your api’s even more fluent. Join them as they validate the API Endpoints for Developer Feud Quiz API which Gavin presented at Adobe Developer Week!

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Ortus Content Digest for week of July 15th

Gavin Pickin |  July 15, 2022

It's July 15th... what has Ortus been publishing this week? We have the CFML News Podcast, some CFCasts and YouTube Videos, lots of Ortus and ITB Blog Posts. We have a lot more planned for next week as well.

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Integrating ColdBox with Existing Code Series - 1 - ColdBox Tour

Dan Card |  July 14, 2022

Recently I did a webinar on Refactoring Legacy Code and the question came up about whether or not it was possible to use Coldbox with existing code without converting everything to a Coldbox module or making changes to the existing codebase. The answer is yes and there are many ways to do it. The method you choose depends on what the goals are for the conversion. Do you need to simply keep the exact same site but start moving toward Coldbox routes? Are you putting a new look to existing functionality but need to keep an existing site up and running in the meantime? Both these and several other scenarios are possible. We’ll take this blog series to walk through some of them.

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Recap: Online ColdFusion Meetup July 7th - "Planning and Building my Developer Feud Quiz API" with Gavin Pickin

Gavin Pickin |  July 13, 2022

Gavin appeared on the Online ColdFusion Meetup July 7th. The session the start of an Building an API Series, the recording and slides are now available.

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Live Stream Series - Koding with the Kiwi + Friends - Next stream July 15th 2022

Gavin Pickin |  July 12, 2022

In this next session, Gavin will be joined by Wil De Bruin. Wil De Bruin works a lot with CBValidation, contributed to the project, blogged a lot, and even presented at Into the Box in the past. They will discuss a lot of validation approaches, how and where to describe constraints, using validate() vs validateOrFail(), custom validators, and so much more. Join them as they validate the API Endpoints for Developer Feud Quiz API.

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July 2022 Webinar - Legacy Migration Follow Up: Using Coldbox with an Existing Code Base with Dan Card

Gavin Pickin |  July 11, 2022

On July 29th at 11:00 AM CDT, we are happy to announce the Dan Card will be presenting a follow up to his June webinar: Getting started with the Legacy Migration. Dan received some good questions, so July's Webinar: Legacy Migration Follow Up: Using Coldbox with an Existing Code Base with Dan Card. If you have a more traditional / legacy codebase, and are wanting to modernize with ColdBox, but don't know where to start, this webinar is just for you!

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