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Which is the greatest ColdFusion framework?

April 12, 2008 ·

That's a question that crops up over and over again. I've blogged about it in the past. My answer - as I'm sure most folks would expect - is "it depends". The question came up on a mailing list again the other day and someone jumped in full of praise for ColdBox and then someone else said "Sean would say it depends" and went on to plug cf.Objective() as the "perfect place" to answer the question, wishing they could be there. Here's what I said in response:

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Tags: cfobjective · coldbox · coldfusion · coldspring · farcry · fusebox · machii · modelglue · orm

Fusebox 5.5.1 is available

March 08, 2008 ·

Fusebox 5.5.1 is a minor bug fix release and is now available for download from the Fusebox website. You can read a PDF of the Release Notes from the docs directory in the Subversion repository. If you're using the new no-XML style of Fusebox development, introduced in Fusebox 5.5, you should upgrade to Fusebox 5.5.1 as soon as possible. If you're using the traditional XML approach, you should read the Release Notes and decide how important this upgrade is for you.

Tags: coldfusion · fusebox

Doubling up at CFUNITED

February 07, 2008 ·

I just confirmed with TeraTech that I'll be giving two talks at CFUNITED this year. In addition to "Event-Driven Programming in ColdFusion", I will also be taking over Sandy Clark's "Driving Fusebox 5.5" talk.

Tags: cfunited08 · coldfusion · fusebox

Fusebox SVN repository reorganized

December 15, 2007 ·

If you've been using the BER (Bleeding Edge Release) of Fusebox from the Subversion repository, you'll get a surprise the next time you update: we've reorganized everything and added an ant build.xml file. What's changed?

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Tags: coldfusion · fusebox

Fusebox 5.5 core files updated

December 15, 2007 ·

Thanx to an eagle-eyed user who noticed that the Fusebox 5.5 core files ZIP omitted the standard error templates directory! The core files ZIP has been updated on the Fusebox website. This won't affect many people because the practice in the past has always been to put a copy of the error templates directory into every application - some people customize them to match their own application skin. Fusebox 5.1 added the ability to specify a mapped or root-relative path for all the configurable directories so you could have a single, central set of error templates that is used by all your applications. In Fusebox 5.5, the skeleton applications now take advantage of that and assume that there is a default set of error templates in the "/fusebox5" core file directory. Unfortunately I omitted that directory when I built the ZIP. Sorry. If you download the core files ZIP now, you'll find it contains the error templates as it should.

Tags: coldfusion · fusebox

Fusebox 5.5 available for download!

December 03, 2007 ·

You can now download the Fusebox 5.5 core files, extensions and skeleton applications from the Fusebox website. The scaffolder functionality within the extensions package is currently in beta and we will be releasing updates to the extensions package throughout the coming months but the other aspects of the extensions package are final for this release, as are the core files and skeleton applications. The skeleton has changed substantially since the Fusebox 5.1 release. The skeleton directory now contains two minimal applications: one is a reworking of the traditional Fusebox 5.x skeleton that uses XML configuration files, the other is an equivalent application that uses no XML. The circuit names are the same in both versions but in the no-XML version, the controller circuit is a CFC.

Tags: coldfusion · fusebox

Fusebox 5.5.0 goes gold

December 01, 2007 ·

Fusebox 5.5 is complete. The official ZIP files have been sent off to the Team Fusebox webmaster for posting on the site - I'll update this blog post when they are actually available. The build is available in SVN under the fusebox550 tag. You can read the Release Notes (PDF). I'll be blogging plenty about the new features in Fusebox 5.5 over the next few weeks. Thanx to everyone who has helped tested this release as well as all the ideas contributed by the community!
This site is now running the official Fusebox 5.5 core files.

Tags: coldfusion · fusebox

Fusebox 5.5 Release Date

October 26, 2007 ·

Fusebox 5.5 will be officially released on December 1st! That means you have just one month left to download the Public Beta and take it for a test drive! We want Fusebox 5.5 to be the greatest release ever of Fusebox so we want as many people as possible to test it and log any issues they encounter (via the Bug Tracker on the Fusebox website). The Public Beta has been available since October 1st and only two minor bugs have been found so we're fairly confident that Fusebox 5.5 is ready to go but we'd really like some more folks to test it for us! If you're not already on the Fusebox 5 mailing list, you should join so you can discuss Fusebox 5.5 features and experiences. If you have a blog, please spread the news about the Public Beta and the release date.

Tags: coldfusion · fusebox

Fusebox Scaffolding Updated

October 22, 2007 ·

A new build (626) of the Fusebox Scaffolding Extensions has been posted to the Fusebox Beta Program page. This includes a number of bug fixes to the Alpha scaffolder as well as including the documentation(!) and a missing ActionScript value object template. Keep your eye on Kevin Roche's blog for the very latest information about the scaffolding engine.

Tags: coldfusion · fusebox

Fusebox 5.5 Public Beta

October 01, 2007 ·

The ZIP files can now be downloaded from the Beta Program site. If you see me at MAX today, I also have them on a USB stick. To whet your whistle, here are the Release Notes, courtesy of Adobe Share - a cool new hosted service created by my old hosted services team at Adobe.

Tags: adobemax07 · coldfusion · fusebox · hosted