Ben Nadel
On User Experience (UX) Design, JavaScript, ColdFusion, Node.js, Life, and Love.
I am the chief technical officer at InVision App, Inc - a prototyping and collaboration platform for designers, built by designers. I also rock out in JavaScript and ColdFusion 24x7.
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David Dykstra

Member since Sep 29, 2012

Recent Blog Comments By David Dykstra

  • Exploring Sample Software Application Layers And Responsibilities

    Posted on Feb 25, 2013 at 10:28 AM

    @Ben, You brought up a common problem I've noticed in a lot of web application development, cutting corners. I think it would be interesting if we abstract the different layers of web application development and approach a software engineering perspective to model a process for creating these rich ... read more »

  • Exploring Sample Software Application Layers And Responsibilities

    Posted on Feb 22, 2013 at 11:01 AM

    Agreeing with Paul, I think it is key to think about readability, maintainability, and avoiding code duplication in all parts of development. Sometimes one needs to break the system into smaller parts to see the commonalities. Where it gets tricky is when you have to sacrifice readability for code ... read more »

  • Learning ColdFusion 9: Application-Specific Data Sources

    Posted on Feb 22, 2013 at 10:33 AM

    @Ben Please remove my last comment, it just seemed to not error, it still causes a problem. Sorry for the comment clutter.... read more »

  • Learning ColdFusion 9: Application-Specific Data Sources

    Posted on Feb 22, 2013 at 12:04 AM

    @Myself and Ben Sorry, I think I solved my own problem. Not sure if this is a bug or not. In my application.cfc, when setting the default datasource, I simply put my datasource in a function and called that function. Like So. <cfset setDatasource()> <cffunction name="setDatasourc... read more »

  • Learning ColdFusion 9: Application-Specific Data Sources

    Posted on Feb 21, 2013 at 9:09 PM

    @Ben, I am running into the same problem as Houssem and cfkelvin. My reason for wanting to change the application datasource inside a function is that I want to change datasource after the cflogin in my onRequestStart. This way the user has more limited access to the database until after he or she... read more »

  • Setting ETag Headers Regardless Of File Content In ColdFusion

    Posted on Sep 29, 2012 at 11:52 AM

    Hey Ben, thanks for the wonderful tutorial. I haven't been able to get this to work in safari. For some reason safari is not sending an http_if_none_match in the request header for my cfm. Can you confirm this or am I just going crazy?... read more »