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Want to learn about BDD and TestBox?

Posted by Luis Majano
Jan 26, 2014 13:12:00 UTC

This Tuesday 28th I will be doing a ColdBox Connection about BDD and TestBox.  So if you are interested in sharpening your testing skills with behavior driven development with the new Box framework TestBox, then come and join us at noon central time:

CFML Coding Guidelines Formatter

Posted by Luis Majano
Oct 30, 2013 16:10:00 UTC

Thanks to the comments in our coding guidelines post we have added a ColdFusion Builder formatter.  Just go to Eclipse Preferences > ColdFusion > Profiles > Formatter and click on the Import button.  You can download our formatter from here:

The Ortus coding guidelines can be found here  This includes several CFML and ColdBox guidelines to help with projects.


CFML Coding Guidelines

Posted by Luis Majano
Oct 27, 2013 21:42:00 UTC

I just wanted to share the Ortus coding guidelines with the rest of the community.  We have updated our coding guidelines document in our wiki:  This includes several CFML and ColdBox guidelines to help with projects.  Would love any feedback.

Update: October 30, 2013

Thanks to the comments below we have added a ColdFusion Builder formatter.  Just go to Eclipse Preferences > ColdFusion > Profiles > Formatter and click on the Import button.  You can download our formatter form here:

Open a terminal on a folder in Windows 8

Posted by Luis Majano
Sep 19, 2013 11:26:00 UTC

I am happily surprised I can finally do this in Windows: Open a terminal right on a folder I want in the explorer.  Maybe this features has always been there but I just recently found that that if you do a "shift-right click" on a folder you get more options and one of them is the Open command windows here.  I was so excited about this (geek style) that therefore a blog entry ensued:


Couchbase NoSQL Replication ColdFusion ORM

Posted by Luis Majano
Jul 31, 2013 22:03:00 UTC

We just published part II of our integrating Couchbase NoSQL with ColdFusion series which focuses on Couchbase replication, XDCR, failovers and an intro to secondary caches for Hibernate: Check it out:

Couchbase NoSQL For ColdFusion Series

Posted by Luis Majano
Jul 26, 2013 19:26:00 UTC

We have just started a cool new blogging series over at our Ortus Solutions blog about how to leverage Couchbase NoSQL Server in your ColdFusion applications.  If you are thinking or already implementing NoSQL databases in your infrastructure, these series are for you. Check it out:

Eating my own dog food, moved to ContentBox

Posted by Luis Majano
Jul 19, 2013 01:39:00 UTC

It was about time I started to eat my own dog food, so I have completed the migration from Wordpress to ContentBox today and with that a new inspiration to write more.  So expect a lot more content coming your way now that I have ContentBox up and running.  Also, thanks to this migration we have updated the Wordpress importer of ContentBox and it will be available by next week.

Free ColdFusion dependency injection training

Posted by Luis Majano
Dec 05, 2011 18:37:42 UTC
We just released a free chapter of our DI training course so the entire ColdFusion community can benefit, so check it out:!

MXUnit Cheatsheet

Posted by Luis Majano
Nov 09, 2011 09:22:21 UTC
Just my little contribution to the MXUnit project. Here is a little cheatsheet:

Relax your RESTful services

Posted by Luis Majano
Oct 20, 2011 17:16:45 UTC
ColdBox Relax reaches version 1.5 so you can Relax while building RESTful services:



ColdBox Relax v1.5 from Luis Majano on Vimeo.

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