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Into the Box 2019: Workshops Prerequisites

Welcome to ITB2019 Workshops

The entire Ortus Solutions team gives you the most cordial welcome to Into the Box 2019 Workshop Sessions! We are very excited to have you on board, surely this will be a great opportunity to extend and deepen your knowledge and take you to be active part of the Software Revolution.

General Instructions

For your learning experience during the training to be satisfactory, you must read and follow the instructions given by the instructors in the workshop in which you are enrolled.

It is highly recommended that you can do this before traveling as it does require a stable internet connection to download the required components and that can sometimes cause problems on hotel/conference internet.

If you need step-by-step for:

CommandBox Deep Dive

This workshop will start with the basics of using CommandBox CLI in your everyday workflow. We’ll focus on topics like managing servers, package management, and scripting command line tasks using CFML and Task Runners. We’ll also cover extending the CommandBox core with modules to add your own behaviours. We will focus on hands-on exercises and will end the day with each student building their own module and publishing it to ForgeBox.

Presented by Brad Wood, Ortus Solutions.

  • Prerequisite list includes:
    • A working knowledge of CommandBox’s shell and basic commands is desirable but not requried
    • Have the latest stable version of CommandBox installed already.
    • A GitHub account and Git CLI installed (if you want to follow along with publishing packages).



For full workshop description: Click here


Containerizing CFML Apps

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

Presented by Jon Clausen, Ortus Solutions.



  • Prerequisite list includes:
    • A working knowledge of CommandBox and CFML applications.
    • Have the latest stable versions of CommandBox and Docker installed, for your operating system platform.
    • Bring a sample application, with between 1-2 external dependencies (e.g. - database or cachingserver) to use for the hands-on segment of the training.



For full workshop description: Click here


ColdBox From Zero to Hero

In this workshop you will be introduced to the latest version of the most popular CFML MVC framework; ColdBox 5. We will go over the basics of installation, templating and configuration to the most advanced features like HMVC development with modules, RESTFul APIs, integration testing, interception points and much more.

Presented by Eric Peterson, Ortus Solutions.



  • Prerequisite list includes:
    • Latest CommandBox CLI (You don’t need to know how to use it.).
    • MySQL GUI:
    • A local database server - We will be using MySQL 5.7 in the course. MAKE SURE IT IS 5.7. You can start a local database service with docker using the following command if needed.

      • You can then stop and start the database server with 'docker stop soapbox' and 'docker start soapbox'.



For full workshop description: Click here


BDD with TestBox

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. Understand Mocking/Stubbing and its applications via MockBox. Apply testing to your ColdBox Applications (Optional).

Presented by Luis Majano, Ortus Solutions.



  • Prerequisite list includes:
    • Latest CommandBox CLI Installed
    • Intermediate CFC & ColdFusion Knowledge
    • Intermediate OO experience is desirable



For full workshop description: Click here


ContentBox From Zero to Hero

In this hands on workshop ( bring your laptop ) we will introduce you to ContentBox, and walk through the steps needed to install ContentBox, install a Theme, install / build a widget, install / build a module, add to Source Control and setup with CI, and then Deploy to the cloud.

Presented by Gavin Pickin, Ortus Solutions.



  • Prerequisite list includes:



For full workshop description: Click here


Hands on CFML Security Workshop

Bring your laptop and get your hands dirty learning how to find and fix security vulnerabilities in your ColdFusion codebases. In this full day session, you will learn about several classes of web application security vulnerabilities and how they pertain to CFML.

Using a vulnerable CFML web application prebuilt for training, you will learn what red flags to look for in the code. Next you will see firsthand how attackers may exploit the vulnerabilities. Finally, you'll learn techniques for improving the security of your CFML code.

Presented by Pete Freitag, Foundeo Inc.


The complete setup instruction: Click here

  • This guide will help you to:
    • Install COMMANDBOX in your laptop
    • Download the source code repository
    • Install a code editor


For full workshop description: Click here



Intergral Sponsors Into the Box 2019

 

We are very excited to announce that Intergral will be sponsoring Into The Box this May in Houston Texas as a Silver Sponsor!

Intergral is a leading application intelligence company. Our flagship product, FusionReactor, provides real-time visibility and alerting of application performance issues. Thousands of customers trust FusionReactor to monitor their applications, enabling them to identify and respond faster to performance and stability problems. FusionReactor’s aim is to ensure applications run at peak operational and business performance.

Into The Box 2019 Schedule Released!

We are so excited to unveil the schedule lineup for our Into The Box conference 2019 edition. We have over 22 speakers from around the world, 6 hands-on training workshops, and over 28 diverse sessions that we hope will blow your socks off! As you will see from our sessions, our focus remains strong on modernization and redefining CFML/Java Development from legacy hell to modern times.

Modernize or Die!

 

2019 Schedule

 

Get Ready To Train!

This year we have 6 training workshops ocurring on May 1st, 1 day before the 2-day conference.

  • Containerizing CFML Apps
  • BDD with TestBox
  • CommandBox DeepDive
  • ColdBox From Zero to Hero
  • ContentBox From Zero to Hero
  • Hands on CFML Security Workshop

 

Please remember that space is limited and seats do go fast, so get your seat reserved today!

Register Today

Foundeo Sponsors Into the Box 2019

 

We are very excited to announce that Foundeo will be sponsoring Into The Box this May in Houston Texas as a Silver Sponsor!

Early Bird Registration is open until February 28th. Purchase your ticket now to be part of this conference and be prepared to be challenged and learn about great web technologies in over 25 different sessions and 6 pre-conference workshops!

United Airlines Discounts for Into The Box 2019

We are so excited to announce discounts from United Airlines for all of our Into The Box attendees. The percentage of discounts fluctuates on fares and locations but can be up to 3-10% off your domestic or international airfare to the Houston International Airport (IAH). Just use the following discount code: ZGHR181193 when you are booking your travel via the United Airlines meeting travel website Or, for a $25 service fee you can call United Meetings at (800) 426-1122 where a ticketing agent can help you by phone using the discount code and agreement code: 181193

Into The Box 2019 Call For Speakers

We are pleased to announce the call for speakers for our 6th annual Into The Box Conference. The conference will be held in The Woodlands (Houston), Texas on May 2-3rd 2019 at the Hyatt Place Conference Center. This year we will continue the tradition of training and offer a pre-conference hands-on training day on May 1st and our live Mariachi Band Party!

 

Call for papers closes at midnight 12/01/2018. So get your submissions done before the holidays :)

Submit Your Talks Today!

Foundeo Sponsors Into the Box 2018

 

We are very excited to announce that Foundeo will be sponsoring Into The Box this April in Houston Texas as a Silver Sponsor!

Early Bird Registration is open until February 28th. Purchase your ticket now to be part of this conference and be prepared to be challenged and learn about great web technologies in over 25 different sessions and 4 pre-conference workshops!

Couchbase Sponsors Into the Box 2018

 

We are very excited to announce that Couchbase will be sponsoring Into The Box this April in Houston Texas as a Gold Sponsor!

Early Bird Registration is open until February 28th. Purchase your ticket now to be part of this conference and be prepared to be challenged and learn about great web technologies in over 25 different sessions and 4 pre-conference workshops!

United Airlines Discounts for Into The Box 2018

We are so excited to announce discounts from United Airlines for all of our Into The Box attendees. The percentage of discounts fluctuates on fares and locations but can be up to 3-10% off your domestic or international airfare to the Houston International Airport (IAH). Just use the following discount code: ZESX910746 when you are booking your travel via the United Airlines meeting travel website Or, for a $25 service fee you can call United Meetings at (800) 426-1122 where a ticketing agent can help you by phone using the discount code and agreement code: 910746

Into The Box 2018 Schedule Released!

We are so excited to finally unveil the schedule lineup for our Into The Box conference 2018 edition. We have over 20 speakers from around the world, 4 hands-on training workshops, and over 30 diverse sessions that we hope will blow your hats off! As you will see from our sessions, our focus remains strong on modernization and redefining CFML/Java Development from legacy hell to modern times. Modernize or Die!

 

2018 Schedule

 

Get Ready To Train!

This year we have 3 training workshops ocurring on April 25, 1 day before the 2-day conference.

  • Containerizing CFML Apps
  • BDD with TestBox
  • CommandBox DeepDive
  • ColdBox From Zero to Hero

 

Please remember that space is limited and seats do go fast, so get your seat reserved today!

Register Today