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ColdBox 1.1.0 Update: ColdBox Reader 1.1.0 Preview

Luis Majano
Oct 15, 2008

 

I have deployed the latest build of the 1.1.0 release to my website and now providing the backbone for this blog, the forums, and ColdBox Reader. This post is to showcase ColdBox Reader. It is a web 2.0 application built using ColdBox and Ajax interactions. You can start checking it out here: ColdBox Reader This is a shared rss reader that will captivate your mind. Here is a screenshot of the application: So please check it out and see how ColdBox can work for you. More updates are coming, so stay posted.

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ColdBox 1.1.0 Release and Dashboard Preview

Luis Majano
Oct 15, 2008

 

Finally, I have just updated the site to hold the latest release 1.1.0. This is a major upgrade thanks to all the feedback on the 1.0.2 version. It includes tons of fixes and more aspect programming. You can download it as usual from the projects sections Download ColdBox

What is New?

Well, a lot!! JEJEJE. Here is some of the new features and capabilities.

  • Varscoper Checks, Code Optimization and cleanup.
  • Global Server Installation Method.
  • CFMX 6.X & BlueDragon are now fully Supported.
  • Datasources support via config.xml. You can now use the getDatasource("name") in the event handlers/plugins to retrieve a datsource bean.
  • Mail Settings bean support. You can now use the getMailSettings() to retreive it.
  • Messagebox.render(clearFlag) now has a clearFlag in order to clear or not, the message structure after rendering.
  • Eventhandler.cfc code optimization, no longer need of writing an init method. PLEASE REMOVE THEM unless you have any code that needs to be executed every time an event is called. Look at: http://ortus.svnrepository.com/coldbox/trac.cgi/wiki/cbEventHandlersGuide
  • Renderview can now accept a view name as a parameter. You can then render a view anywhere you want, layouts, within views, event handlers, etc, and as content variables. renderView("myTags/main_menu")
  • New Plugins: FileWriter & StringBuffer
  • Framework/Application extensions via custom plugins, declared in config.xml.cfm
  • Coldbox Logging Facilities: ColdBox now provides you with a per application logging facility for errors and custom (error|fatal|information|warning) entries by simplify filling out two settings in your config.xml and using the logger plugin.
  • Event Handlers/Plugins now have a "rc" scope available, that is a direct line to the request collection.
  • New Method: paramValue("var name","default") same as cfparam but for the request collection.
  • cfcViewer plugin was revised. You can now use it to render documentation with any stylesheet.
  • New i18n and Resource Bundles Plugins based on Paul Hastings work.
  • ATTESORO JAVA RESOURCE BUNDLES UTILITY IS INCLUDED.
  • New Method: getSettingStructure( structure, deep_copy_flag ) Retrieves the entire configStruct or the fwSettingsStructure.
  • Mapping of Exception Types: http://ortus.svnrepository.com/coldbox/trac.cgi/wiki/cbExceptionsList
  • Check out the latest API: http://www.coldboxframework.com/documents/cfdocs/index.cfm
  • New Dashboard (Will be release later)
  • Eclipse Snippets
  • New sample applications: i18n Gallery, samples gallery, coldboxreader, Illidium CFC Generator

You can also check out the progress of the new ColdBox Dashboard which will be used to maintan a ColdBox installation, tool sets, logging and auditing for all your framework enabled applications, auto-updates and more. Open Dashboard Here The default password to use is "coldbox" So welcome to a new era for ColdBox, where it will continue to move towards a pure event driven framework, based on proven design patterns and help you achieve more in less time and with no complex XML dialects. So give it a try. Post here all your comments, questions and suggestions. The offical bug email is bugs@coldboxframework.com, or you can report them to the forums.

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ColdBoxReader at RIA Forge

Luis Majano
Oct 15, 2008

 

I just opened the announcement of ColdBoxReader. A coldfusion based RSS reader that comes included with the ColdBox Bundle. I will be separating this project and enhancing it according to community needs. So please give your opinions and suggestions on this project. As of now, it is part of the ColdBox project and will continue in its same timeline. The link is http://coldboxreader.riaforge.org/ So please enjoy and bring me your comments and suggestions. Ohh, by the way, here is a demo URL http://www.luismajano.com/coldboxreader

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ColdBox 1.2.0 Beta is out. Come and get it.

Luis Majano
Oct 15, 2008

 

Finally you can test drive the up and coming ColdBox 1.2.0. There are so many improvements and enhancements to list here. Below is a sample of the readme. The most notable improvements are IoC integration (coldspring/lightwire), ColdBox in-memory caching manager for event handler caching, plugin caching, custom plugin caching and custom data caching (Event template caching is coming...). The cache is unique, since it displays in the debugging panel the effectiveness of the cache in hits and misses, the amount of items in cache, what items are in the cache, and the reaping parameters. Event handler packages, datasource aliases, and much more. 1.2.0 Milestone Information I will be updating all the guides this week for 1.2.0, so please be patient with me as there is considerable documentation for this release. Please look at the samples gallery, and the most notable is the ColdBoxReader. It has been updated to a services architecture and also uses ColdSpring and ColdBox's new IOC plugin, so please check it out. Well, just head out to the forums to get your brand new 1.2.0 beta. Click here for the 1.2.0 Beta Please make sure to posts you comments and suggestions in the forums, also the bugs. This is important. I need your feedback. I will be posting more information in the coming days. So stay tuned.

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ColdBox 1.2.0 Download Updated

Luis Majano
Oct 15, 2008

 

I had forgotten to extract some documentation from the compatability guide that is no longer in play for the beta. If you have started to read the guide, please do so now. I have updated the wiki and the pdf in the download.

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ColdBox 1.2.0 Beta Build 446 is now available.

Luis Majano
Oct 15, 2008

 

I just updated the forums to include the latest beta build of ColdBox 1.2.0 - Build 446. So please Click Here To Get It All the know issues for the previous build have been resolved and more extra features have been added. The documentation has been rolling along and I have updated a major part of the Trac wiki. I will be updating a special guide on caching. Since the ColdBox cache is now prime-time!! To find out all the fixes and updates on this version look at the Mileston Information at the Trac site. This will be the last beta before the 1.2.0 launch, so your comments and suggestions are more than welcomed.

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ColdBox 2.0.0 Beta Build 477 is ready for download + more!

Luis Majano
Oct 15, 2008

 

Well ladies and gentleman, another beta build is ready for usage. This beta is stabler than ever and introducing the pre/post handler features. The naming conventions have been re-done and slowly but surely the documentation keeps getting updated. Every day new content is placed in the wiki and will be finalized soon. So please keep checking the documentation. Another neat feature is that a google search has been added to the www.coldboxframework.com site, so you can search all the documentation. This has also been added to the www.luismajano.com site. Again, enjoy this build, I expect your comments and suggestions. The final build is almost there. The binaries can be found by clicking here. Thanks again,

Proverbs 10:31-32: 31 The mouth of the righteous (those harmonious with God) brings forth skillful and godly Wisdom, but the perverse tongue shall be cut down (as a barren and rotten tree). 32 The lips of the (uncompromisingly) righteous know (and therefore utter) what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked knows (and therefore speaks only) what is obstinately willful and contrary.

God Bless Luis Majano

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ColdBox Firefox-IE Search Plugin. Come and Get it!!

Luis Majano
Oct 15, 2008

 

You can now have the full framework documentation search right on your browser. Head over to www.coldboxframework.com to get the OpenSearch Plugin. With this tool you will be able to search all of the framework's documentation right off your browser. Pretty nifty hugh!! Well, enjoy and thanks again. God Bless UPDATED: The download had a wrong URL. You can try to install it now. This only works for ie7 and firefox.

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ColdBox 2.0.0 Beta Build 493: This one is for BlueDragon fans!!

Luis Majano
Oct 15, 2008

 

Well, Ladies and Gentleman, another beta roundup. This beta includes FULL BlueDragon Support as of version 6.2.X So all you BlueDragon users and fans, this one is for you!! You can take a look at the following link for some know issues which have to do with external apps out of my control: ColdBox System Requirements I also changed the registration mechanisms to a more java oriented recursion and it works great. A few fixes also to some sample applications and more documentation. Ohh, it also includes the OpenSearch plugin and a new ColdBox Wallpaper. So enjoy this beta. Also as a tease, the next beta will include the ColdBox Dashboard (FINALLY!!) Well, it takes time, so give me a break. I am porting it to JQuery, so that is why it takes so long. Anyways, Click here to get this beta Enjoy this beta and leave your comments and suggestions here or in the forums. Also, the guides in the documentation get updated daily until the 2.0.0 final release. And by the way, there are over 100 pages of documentation on the wiki as of today. Wow!! I do like documentation!! Viva la Documentacion!! God Bless.

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ColdBox 2.0.0 RC 1 Now Available.

Luis Majano
Oct 15, 2008

 

Well, we are almost there. I am releasing today the release candidate 1 of ColdBox 2.0.0. You can get the bits from by clicking here This new build includes the following: 1. Complex Settings via the config.xml. You can now declare arrays and structures inline using {} and [] notation. Ticket Here | Config Guide 2. ColdBox Cache Monitor: For all you geeks, this cache monitor will render the performance of your cache and create a monitor that you can have open alongside your application so you can view its state and event get metdata reports about the objects in cache. URL Actions Guide

Cache Monitor

Cache Monitor Alongside Application

3. Multiple fixes and updates 4. Dashboard updates. 5. Cache Settings Override via the config.xml. You can now override the framework-wide settings in your applications. 6. Much more fixes and cleanup. You can see all of the updates and tickets Clicking Here. Enjoy this release as the final version will be coming soon.

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