Luis Fernando Majano Lainez

Luis Majano is a Computer Engineer with over 15 years of software development and systems architecture experience. He was born in San Salvador, El Salvador in the late 70’s, during a period of economical instability and civil war. He lived in El Salvador until 1995 and then moved to Miami, Florida where he completed his Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering at Florida International University. Luis resides in The Woodlands, Texas with his beautiful wife Veronica, daughter Alexia and son Lucas!

He is the CEO of Ortus Solutions, a consulting firm specializing in web development, ColdFusion (CFML), Java development and all open source professional services under the ColdBox, CommandBox and ContentBox stack. He is the creator of ColdBox, ContentBox, WireBox, TestBox, LogBox and anything “BOX”, and contributes to many open source projects. You can read his blog at

Luis has a passion for Jesus, tennis, golf, volleyball and anything electronic. Random Author Facts:

  • He played volleyball in the Salvadorean National Team at the tender age of 17

  • The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit is something he reads every 5 years. (Geek!)

  • His first ever computer was a Texas Instrument TI-86 that his parents gave him in 1986. After some time digesting his very first BASIC book, he had written his own tic-tac-toe game at the age of 9. (Extra geek!)

  • He has a geek love for circuits, micro controllers and overall embedded systems.

  • He has of late (during old age) become a fan of organic gardening.

Keep Jesus number one in your life and in your heart. I did and it changed my life from desolation, defeat and failure to an abundant life full of love, thankfulness, joy and overwhelming peace. As this world breathes failure and fear upon any life, Jesus brings power, love and a sound mind to everybody!

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.” – Proverbs 3:5


Wil de Bruin

Wil de Bruin is a Software and System Engineer who has been developing software systems since 1990. He was born in The Netherlands in the 60's and lives in Wageningen, the Netherlands.

He is CTO of the Dutch hosting company Site4u and next to providing managed servers for Lucee, ColdFusion and many other platforms, he develops software and provides consultancy and training. He has been working with ColdFusion since v1.5 and uses Coldbox since the 2.x days.

He built his own wood fired oven where he bakes the best pizza's in town. He is the administrator of the Dutch bread baking forum, and bakes lots of bread for family, friends, neighbours and parties .

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