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ColdBox Training Early Bird Pricing Ends This Sunday

Posted by Luis Majano
Aug 28, 2008 00:00:00 UTC
The early bird pricing for ColdBox Training Seminar for CBOX:101 ends this Sunday August 31st at 11:59:00 PM Pacific Time. So if you have not registered for the training seminar, do so now and save over $200!.

The winner of ColdBox Training is...

Posted by Luis Majano
Aug 28, 2008 00:00:00 UTC
The winner of ColdBox training is: Conrad Davis!!

We did a raffle and the following are the results:

1) Conrad Davis (Winner)

2) Charlie Griefer (Runner Up)

3) Dave Schuck (2nd Runner Up)

I have emailed all three participants as Conrad has the first bid for the training. If he does not answer that he will be going by Tomorrow at 5PM pacific, then the winner becomes runner up 2, Charlie Griefer. If charlie does not answer by Saturday at 5PM pacific, then Dave Shuck becomes the winner.

Congratulations Conrad, you are a proud owner of ColdBox Training for CBOX:101 this October 4-5th in Dallas, Texas

Restore an iPhone after it crashes and won't start anymore

Posted by Luis Majano
Aug 23, 2008 00:00:00 UTC
I just had a crash on my iPhone, how rare, and it would not start up again. I would reset it by holding the home plus the power/sleep button for like 5 seconds and the Apple logo would show but nothing more. It stays there and does NOTHING!!!

I restart the phone and then it does not start no matter what.

I freaked out and went to the Apple store, just so they would not attend me because they are so full.

Finally, I did the following.

1) Turn it off by using the home plus power/sleep button.

2) Hit the home button and hold

3) Connect it to your PC/MAC

4) iTunes starts up and tells you after 10 seconds of holding that it detected an iPhone ready for restore.

5) Hit restore

6) Wait until it restores

7) Shout with SANITY!!

Follows these steps and you can revive your iPhone, without going to the Apple store and waiting for a MAC GENIUS (yea right!!) to do this.

ColdBox is Twittering

Posted by Luis Majano
Aug 22, 2008 00:00:00 UTC
Just so you know, ColdBox is getting into the Twitter flow:

Free ColdBox Training Date Extened and Hilarious Entry

Posted by Luis Majano
Aug 21, 2008 00:00:00 UTC
The submission date has been extended until Wednesday 27th at 5pm pacific time. The winner will be announced the following day August 28th. You can download the contest rules to see the updates if you want.

Here is a snippet of a submission I got today, totally hilarious:

Dear Santa, I don't mean to sound ungrateful for the gifts that I've received over the years. The toy train set was great in 1976. My Atari 2600 was awesome in 1980. And who could forget the subscriptions to Playboy, Penthouse, Hustler, Oui, and Reader's Digest. Good times.

But lately man: the presents have kind of sucked. 2006, I got a tie. A freakin' tie? I'm a programmer. 2007 was the month's supply of Rogaine. I understand the motivation there, but couldn't you have tested that on a bald elf first? Doesn't work.

This year I'm asking for an early gift. Luis and Matt are offering the gift of free ColdBox training.

If you could lend a hand and make that happen, I'll overlook the debacle of 2006's gift (really? A book on ASP.NET?), and that one year I saw you kissing my mom.

Reminder: Free ColdBox Training Ends Tomorrow

Posted by Luis Majano
Aug 21, 2008 00:00:00 UTC
This is just a reminder that tomorrow the Win Free ColdBox training contest ends. So get your submissions in, it is really easy.

Win Free ColdBox Training!

Posted by Luis Majano
Aug 20, 2008 00:00:00 UTC

ColdBox Platform Official Training Seminars Announces One FREE Seat for October 2008 Seminar in Dallas, Texas

Rancho Cucamonga, CA, August 19th, 2008

We are announcing today a special opportunity for one lucky person to attend our October 2008 ColdBox Platform 101 seminar in Dallas, Texas for FREE. For more information on ColdBox Platform Training or to enter for your chance at a FREE seat, please visit the ColdBox Training web site to download the official contest rules.

This is also a reminder that the Early Bird Pricing for the Training Seminar ends August 31, 2008 at Midnight.  So hurry up and get your training on, space is limited.


ColdBox Eclipse Reference Plugins Updated

Posted by Luis Majano
Aug 20, 2008 00:00:00 UTC
The ColdBox Eclipse Reference Plugins have been updated to reflect all of the 2.6.1 API udpates. Please read this guide to learn how to install them or to update them, the version should be 1.0.5

The ColdBox SideBar, a developer's companion

Posted by Luis Majano
Aug 18, 2008 00:00:00 UTC
In our 2.6.1 release we included a new developer toolbar called the ColdBox SideBar. You can see a screenshot below:

The SideBar enables the developer to have a floating toolbar that will assist on development. You can reinit the framework, clear the cache, clear the log files, clear some of the most used scopes like session and client, and so much more.

It also appends itself to errors when they occur, so you can easily reinitialize or search for the errors in the live docs or the forums. Yes, you can search right from the sidebar.

Another extra feature is that the links declared are all customizable, so you can customize your own sidebar according to your project, create internal or external links, or anything you like.

Another extra feature is that the sidebar is completely skinnable via css, so you can make it look pretty!! So skin it and send over your screenshots.

ColdBox 2.6.1 Updated Bits, please redownload

Posted by Luis Majano
Aug 17, 2008 00:00:00 UTC
I have updated the 2.6.1 bits due to a left out file in my deployment. Thanks for the pointer! So if you downloaded the 2.6.1 release before today at 5pm Pacific Standard Time. Please re-download it. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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