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Meet George Murphy - Speaker Interview for ITB 2017

George Murphy always brings a smile to CFML conferences whether he is speaking, or just an attendee. George and I are already planning our trip to the steakhouse, and we're happy to have him speaking to you at this years Into the Box 2017… speaking about "Gitlab server with Continuous Integration"

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Meet Eric Peterson - Speaker Interview for ITB 2017

Eric is a fairly new speaker at CFML conferences, but each one he speaks at, they rope him into presenting, 2 3 or 4 sessions. He always has a lot of great projects going on, and never ceases to impress. We're happy to have him speaker to you at this years Into the Box 2017… and he will be speaking about everything. He has 3 sessions, and he'll probably have more by the time we get to Into the Box. "ColdBox Elixir Deep Dive", "Making Modules", and will be assisting with "Behavior Driven Integration Development Exposed"

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Adobe Sponsors Into the Box 2017


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

Seats are filling out fast and occupancy is limited, so get 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!

Intergral - FusionReactor - Sponsors ITB 2017


We are elated to announce that Intergral, the makers of FusionReactor, will be sponsoring Into The Box this April!   They are leaders when it comes down to server monitoring and profiling.


Intergral is an established provider of application monitoring and analysis tools.  Our flagship product, FusionReactor offers realtime insight into your applications, combined with our unique server protection capability - EnGuard.   FusionReactor is the most effective tool to monitor, troubleshoot, diagnose and protect your servers and is also the monitor behind Ortus ProfileBox, a ColdBox module that provides profiling, metrics, CacheBox reports, custom object metrics, exception notifications, LogBox integration and much more for any ColdBox 3.5 application.

Brad Wood - Speaker Interview for ITB 2017

Into The Box 2017 is approaching fast! Make sure you get your tickets before they are gone! Todays featured speaker is Brad Wood aka 'Roberto Maderas' (His Spanish name given at Ortus)! He will be showing you how to convert your legacy apps into modern MVC and teaching you how to create Server Minions with CommandBox. Brad is also giving a CommandBox DeepDive Workshop for those of you who are ready to take your skills to the next level.

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ITB 2017 Discount for Government Workers

We are excited to announce an exclusive discount for the Into The Box conference if you are a government professional. We have a 20% off all tickets and workshops. Just use discount code iamgov and you are ready to roll. Below you can find a big shiny button to make things simpler:


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Teratech - Sponsors ITB2017


We are very excited to announce that Teratech, is part of the Into The Box Family this year. They have graciously sponsored us and are currently doing tons of video interviews and media. Thank you Teratech!


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Meet Nathaniel Francis - Speaker Interview for ITB 2017

Nathaniel is another experienced speaker, speaking at several CFML conferences. Nathaniel and his team at Computer Know How are long time ColdBox supporters and we would be sad if we didn't have them at Into The Box. This year Nathaniel will be speaking about "The best REST you've ever had: ColdBox REST"

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Behavior Driven Development Workshop at ITB2017

This year we are excited to have a great lineup of training workshops 1 day before the conference. This year I am excited to be teaching a 1 day workshop on using TestBox for behavior driven development. This will be a hands-on day leveraging our CBOX-205 curriculum.

Course Overview

CBOX-205 is one of our core courses that focus on testing principles, TDD (Test Driven Development), BDD (Behavior Driven Development), mocking and automation. In this 1 day course you will be exposed to testing theory, types of tests, working with TestBox, application testing, automation, tools of the trade and finally learn about Mocking and Stub objects. You will have both theory and hands on workshops that will sharpen your skills and challenge you.


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)


Below is a listing of course requirements:

  • Laptop or Personal Computer
  • CommandBox Installed
  • Intermediate CFC & ColdFusion Knowledge
  • Intermediate OO experience is desirable