CFML News for May 14th, 2019

We discuss the case of the lost Adobe Updater Jar files from Charlie Arehart's blog, and an upcoming Webinar with Charlie and Fusion Reactor at the Seattle ColdFusion User Group Online. We discuss Foundeo's pricing for their new Fixinator product and the new bundle packages. We also discuss last week's Adobe Roadshow Breakfast series and the final one in Costa Mesa Ca, and Adobe's CF Summit Conference in Las Vegas in October, call for speakers is now open, and mentioned the new ColdFusion Specialist Certificate Program. We talk about Ortus Solutions' Bootcamp training in India with Luis Majano and mention how CF Camp is coming up fast and the Call for Papers is open so you can speak at CF Camp. We spotlight a blog post from Nolan Erck with a glowing review of Into the Box. We show off our ForgeBox module of the Week CommandBox CFFormat and our VS Code Hint Tip and Trick of the week - the Rainbow-Intent extension, and then we finish the podcast by mispronouncing the names of all of our Patreon supporters.

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News and Events

Charlie Arehart - CF Updates Temporarily Missing - Get them here

Adobe’s Jar files are temp gone, so the updates menu in the admin won’t work, and the Adobe website does not have them either. Charlie has added them all to CFML Repo ( a project Gavin started years ago ) and they can be trusted, as much as you trust Charlie and Gavin.

Zoom Webinar - May 15th at 5PM - Cut Root-Cause Analysis Time Using FusionReactor

The Seattle ColdFusion User Group is hosting an online ZOOM webinar Wednesday, May 15 at 5pm Pacific with ColdFusion troubleshooter extraordinaire Charlie Arehart on using FusionReactor! Come join us.

Announcing Foundeo Security Bundle:

Foundeo announced the new pricing, include bundles so you can get all of your favorite Foundeo Security in one monthly subscription.
Fixinator + FuseGuard + HackMyCF starts at $96/mo

Adobe Roadshows

The Adobe ColdFusion team will be traveling around the country, looking to bring rapid application developers together. Register for a breakfast meet near you to interact with the team, enhance your knowledge of Adobe ColdFusion (2018 release) and network with local professionals, all while feasting on a delicious breakfast spread.

  • May 23rd - Orange County Breakfast Meet

Adobe CF Summit - Workshops and Conference

Adobe ColdFusion Specialist Certificate Program

From the CF Summit Website:
The Adobe ColdFusion Specialist is a full-day certificate classroom program, delivered by top Adobe ColdFusion experts. You will be enrolled into the course as soon as you register and will receive course instructions and prep materials two weeks prior to the on-site program date. Following the training you will complete an online assessment – upon successful completion, you will receive your Adobe ColdFusion Specialist certificate.

It has been a long time since the last ColdFusion Certification program, back with ColdFusion 9 I believe.

The Mirage, Las Vegas
3400 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

September 30, 2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: $399.00 - this is early bird pricing

ColdBox From Zero to Hero - Bootcamp Training

Bangalore, India | October 16-17, 2019 - by Luis Majano
Very popular ColdBox training, a great way to get your feet wet and jump start your ColdBox development. 

Project Overview: 
We will be building a real twitter clone: SoapBox.  We will use HMVC conventions, including BDD / TDD testing to build out the application including the usage of many different ForgeBox modules and industry standards.

Price: $599 for 2 days
Group discounted pricing available for $499

CF Camp - Workshops and Conference

October 17th and 18th in Munich, Freising, Germany.
Read more now: - Tickets not available yet.
You can see the great lineup of speakers and sessions from last year on the site now. They will update as the speakers and sessions for this year is finalized.

Call for Speakers is open -
Deadline is July 7th
Nolan Erck has already submitted 19, so if you want to speak, hurry up and submit before he crashed their database :)

Workshops are usually available the day prior to the conference as well, so give yourself an extra day to participate in Ortus Training, or other great companies like Preside. We will announce them when we know more details.

Blogs, Tweets and Videos of the Week

Nolan Erck - Into the Box 2019 Recap

Quote: “Did you miss it? Do you write CFML for a living? Big mistake! ;)”

ForgeBox Module of the Week


Type: CommandBox Module
This module registers a cfformat command in CommandBox that can be used to format CFML components.
At Into the Box a lot of people were playing with this, integrating it with VS Code to format on save, like some Javascript tools. Gone are the days where formatting is the reason your pull request code review gets rejected.
Author: John Berquist
Install: box install commandbox-cfformat
Submitted by: Andrew

VS Code Hint Tips and Tricks of the Week

Extension: Indent-Rainbow ( oderwat.indent-rainbow )

Oderwat - 570,801 downloads
Description: Makes indentation easier to read. This extension colorizes the indentation in front of your text alternating four different colors on each step. Some may find it helpful in writing code for Nim or Python.
Submitted by: Gavin

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