Into the Box 2022
Ortus Galaxy Web Development Conference

YOUR MISSION
Schedule

Your mission, if you choose to accept it, will be to conquer planets BoxTrek and BoxWars. Throughout this journey you will surpass challenges, gain knowledge, and achieve the unimaginable.
Do not fret, Pioneers will guide you on this trek and they’ll be by your side.

Bonus Pre-Conference Sessions - Included in Conference Ticket

Online Virtual Dev Week format - Mon Aug 29th - Friday Sept 2nd.

Each day will have 2 x 50 minute Online Sessions, 11am CDT and 2pm CDT

11amCDT 11amCDT
2pmCDT 2pmCDT
Monday - August 29th

Meilisearch: A Search Platform for the Rest of Us

Michael Born

Meilisearch is a lightweight, lightning-fast search platform which offers a full-text search experience for smaller websites and applications. More...

Cold Brews: Getting Started with Java in Your CFML Apps

Matthew Clemente

For CFML developers without a background in Java, the language can be intimidating and its use within applications ignored or misunderstood. More...

Tuesday - August 30th

Lucee - Behind the Scenes

Zac Spitzer

In this session find out all about Lucee and the upcoming releases from the Lucee Community Manager. More...

Modern ways to keep on top of crashes and errors in your applications

Kai Koenig

It doesn't matter if you're working on a website, an app or on a complex back end enterprise system. More...

Wednesday - August 31st

CFScribe - Rules and Filtering for your Logging

Dan Card

Check out one of the newest Boxes about to hit ForgeBox - CFScribe - is a logger very similar to Logbox but with the key difference of more complex routing and integrated Error Filtering. More...

Feature Flagging is Just Simple Booleans: False

Brian Rinaldi

In this session, we'll explore how the different types of feature flags can be used to control different aspects of your applications. We'll even look at how this can enable more complex use cases like rollouts and experimentation. More...

Thursday - Sept 1st

Comparing and contrasting Docker images from Ortus, Adobe, and Lucee

Charlie Arehart

Most who attend ITB may know about the Ortus Commandbox Docker images for ACF and Lucee, but there are in fact other container images available from Adobe and Lucee directly. How do these all differ? More...

cbValidation: Validate all things!

Javier Quintero

With the cbValidation module, you can validate all incoming request data or populated objects. You can use the existing validators or create your own custom validators so you can validate everything the way you want. More...

Friday - Sept 2nd

Advanced Manipulation of PDF Documents using Adobe ColdFusion DDX

Mark Takata

Explore the power of this often overlooked capability for expanding how your applications work with PDF documents, DDX declarative document manipulation language. More...

Extending PDF Capabilities With Adobe Document Services

Raymond Camden

In this talk, I'll discuss how the free PDF Embed API can be used in your ColdFusion site to provide better control over the PDF experience in the browser. More...

5 Full Day Workshops - Onsite in Houston - TUESDAY, SEPT 6

Small, Hands On, Instructor Lead Training

Available with Paid Upgrade to Conference + Workshop Ticket

Async Programming
& Scheduling

In this session, we will explore the concepts of asynchronous and parallel programming with the ColdBox Async Manager and Java’s Completable Futures APIs. We will explore the concept of async computations, async pipelines, exception handling, scheduling and so much more. Pain medication not included.

Luis Majano

Luis Majano

Erick Peterson

Eric Peterson

Containerizing & Scaling
Your Applications

In this workshop, you will gain knowledge and proficiency in utilizing Docker containers to develop, deploy, and scale ColdFusion (CFML) applications. Be it to Docker swarms, Kubernetes, or other orchestration services. Get ready to send your applications out into the great wide world of containerization!

Jon Clausen

Jon Clausen

Grant Copley

Grant Copley

Legacy Code Conversion
To The Modern World!

This one-day workshop will focus on converting legacy .cfm based sites into a more modern coding design that has less overall code, is easier to maintain and manage, mistakes and errors can be more readily and speedily identified and fixed, and is easier to read.

Dan Card

Dan Card

Alan Quinlan

Alan Quinlan

TestBox: Getting started
with BDD-TDD Oh My!

This course will enhance your application toolbox and development skills: Understand the theory and principles behind software testing. Understand all types of testing and know when to apply them. Review tools of the trade. Implement TDD, BDD, and CI (Continuous Integration). Everything you wanted to know about the TestBox Framework.

Brad Wood

Brad Wood

Javier Quintero

Javier Quintero

VueJs SPA and Mobile App
with Rest APIs

This workshop will walk us through creating a Quiz Game app with a ColdBox REST API backend and a VueJS Application, written in the Quasar Framework. We will start with the concept, design our database, plan our API, write some tests, build our API and then create our Quasar Framework App and write some VueJS to hit those API Endpoints. This Quiz game will have a real-world use case, as it brings back to life an old ColdFusion / ColdBox concept, delivered in a fresh new way.

Gavin Pickin

Gavin Pickin

Daniel Garcia

Daniel Garcia

DAY 1 - WEDNESDAY, SEPT 7

Full Day - 2 Tracks - 50 Minute Conference Sessions

BoxTrek BoxTrek
BoxWars BoxWars
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Ortus Keynote 2022

The Ortus Keynote gives you insight into Ortus Solutions, the past, present, and future. More...

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

cbCommerce - A flexible, modular e-commerce solution

Jon Clausen

In this session, you'll learn about a full featured e-commerce module from Ortus Solutions, cbCommerce. More...

CommandBox Hidden Gems/Top Modules

Brad Wood

CommandBox has a lot of features out of the box so to speak, but it can also be extended via a modular architecture. More...

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

cbfs: Abstract, Extend, Integrate Any File System

Luis Majano

Grant Copley

cbfs is short for ColdBox File System. It is an abstraction API to help you integrate with any file system, from S3, Local, SFTP, Ram, Mocks, and much more. More...

Web Components in Your CFML Application

Nolan Erck

Web Components provide a modular way to build a consistent design system and user experience across your entire application. Instead of copy/pasting the same chunks of coded into various places More...

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Lunch Time!

Buen Provecho!

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Alpine.js : Declare and React!

Gavin Pickin

In this session we will introduce the power of Alpine.js as a modern, lightweight, declarative and reactive Javascript framework that can be embedded on any webpage without any need of webpack or complicated build processes.

Securing and Tuning CommandBox Servers for production

Brad Wood

Securing and Tuning CommandBox Servers for production

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Sublime Reactivity with CBWIRE

Grant Copley

CBWIRE is a ColdBox module that makes building reactive, dynamic, and modern web applications a joy without leaving the comfort of CFML. More...

Writing Command Line Utilities With CommandBox Modules

Abram Adams

CommandBox has opened up a modern world for CFML, but there's power in this tool that exceeds simply spinning up a CFML engine on the fly More...

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Advanced PDF Generation + Building a gitbook Markdown conversion process

Scott Steinbeck

Take a dive deep into the undocumented features of Flying Saucer (the engine behind cfDocument) in pursuit of creating a pdf with page numbering, context-aware chapter headings, table page breaks, and more. More...

Quick Start for CI/CD Automation on AWS

Seth Stone

In this talk we'll demonstrate using CommandBox to generate CloudFormation templates on-the-fly that deploy to AWS as fully-configured and fully-automated CI/CD pipelines. More...

3:50 PM - 4:05 PM

Coffee Break

Es tiempo de un cafecito!

4:05 PM - 4:55 PM

Unpacking The Box - Why so many boxes and what do they do?????

Dan Card

This session will “tell the story” of all the boxes based on the problems they are trying to solve. We’ll start from the metaphorical “blank sheet of paper” at the beginning of a web project More...

I'm Just Here For The T-Shirt

Shawn Oden

I've been a professional geek for over 20 years, but I still feel like I'm out of my zone. Technology moves so fast. There are so many things to know. Everyone is so much smarter than me. Imposter Syndrome is a problem. But it can be dealt with. More...

5:05 PM - 5:55 PM

How to Debug Your CF Apps

Daniel García

How to debug your CF Apps. Using cbDebugger, Fusion Reactor, bundled Lucee and Adobe ColdFusion debugging More...

Modernizing Your Vue Developer Skills

John Farrar

What has changed in Vue 3? We will talk about how Vite upped the game over WebPack, why Pinia is the update for Vuex, ViTest is the new testing standard, and why it’s time to add in tools like VueUse. More...

DAY 2 - THURSDAY, SEPT 8

Full Day - 2 Tracks - 50 Minute Conference Sessions

BoxTrek BoxTrek
BoxWars BoxWars
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Ortus Keynote 2022 Day 2

The Ortus Keynote gives you insight into Ortus Solutions, the past, present and future. More...

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

cbq — Jobs and Tasks in the Background

Eric Peterson

Many actions in our applications need to happen in the background. This could be because the job takes a long time, for a snappier user experience More...

ContentBox 101

Daniel García

This session will give you an introduction to ContentBox CMS, what it is, what can you do with it More...

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Building Collaborative Applications with Websockets and MQ Services

Jon Clausen

Learn how to leverage the power of websockets and message queues to build collaborative applications, which provide the immediate feedback to the user and update in real-time More...

Off with their heads → ContentBox 5 : Headless CMS

Esmeralda Acevedo

Javier Quintero

Overview of ContentBox

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Lunch Time day 2!

Buen Provecho!

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Building a CFML API powered Quiz Game with VueJS and deployed with SPA and Android + more

Gavin Pickin

Building a CFML API powered Quiz Game with VueJS and deployed with SPA and Android + more More...

Configure ContentBox 5 In the Cloud the easy way

George Murphy

We have a new way to easily deploy ContentBox 5 with Environment Variables. How cool is that? More...

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

cbPlaywright — End-to-End Tests with Playwright and TestBox

Eric Peterson

Playwright is end-to-end testing tool by Microsoft. It can be used to simulate a browser visiting your website like Selenium and Cypress. More...

To the future with cbFutures!

Luis Majano

In this session, we will explore the asynchronous and parallel programming constructs built into ColdBox 6. More...

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

I'm Still Scared of Aspect Oriented Programming!

Nolan Erck

So you’ve figured out what Model View Controllers do, and even wrapped your head around using Dependency Injection for bean management. More...

ColdBox Task Scheduling Demystified

Brad Wood

ColdBox Task Scheduling Demystified

3:50 PM - 4:05 PM

Coffee Break day 2

Es tiempo de un cafecito!

4:05 PM - 4:55 PM

Building Modules

Scott Steinbeck

In this session, you will learn about how to create a module from scratch and set it up to be used as a: standalone module, a coldbox module, or a commandbox module. More...

What I learned about Mental Health from my computer and its network.

Dan Card

With all the conversations about self care, self help, counseling, higher powers, identity, defining ourselves, being defined, alone time, group time, isolation, introversion extroversion More...

Register Now!

Limited seating due to social distancing
COVID-19 Safety Acknowledgment

PIONEERS
Speakers

Meet the Pioneers who will guide you though this journey sharing their knowledge and giving you the tools and weapons you’ll need.

Abram Adams
Brad Wood
Brian Rinaldi
Charlie Arehart
Dan Card
Daniel García
Eric Peterson
Esmeralda Acevedo
Gavin Pickin
George Murphy
Grant Copley
Javier Quintero
John Farrar
Jon Clausen
Kai Koenig
Luis Majano
Mark Takata
Matthew Clemente
Michael Born
Nolan Erck
Raymond Camden
Scott Steinbeck
Seth Stone
Shawn Oden
Zac Spitzer

SPONSORS

Have the opportunity to get exposure to a world wide community of experts, entrepreneurs, multi national companies and government agencies.

Platinum

Silver

Bronze

In-Kind Contribution

ORTUSIANS
Choose your alley

It's dangerous to go alone, choose your companion!

Astrogirl

Loves to code, constant learner and debugger.

Ninja

A night owl expert in "googling" and resolve all the problems

Astroboy

Methodic, aesthetic, testing, testing and testing.

Register Now!

Airfares Discounts

United Airlines

We are pleased to partner with United Airlines for air travel to our upcoming event.


  • To make flight reservations online please click on discount code ZM8G209553
  • MileagePlus members earn Premier Qualifying Dollars and miles for their travel.

You may also call United Meeting Reservation Desk at (800) 426 - 1122

  • Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time
  • Saturday - Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Booking fees are waived for Meeting reservations. International customers may contact their local United Reservation Desk.


Cfcasts Promotion