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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Kevin

Member since Apr 17, 2013

Recent Blog Comments By Kevin

  • Sending MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) Messages With Twilio And ColdFusion

    Posted on Oct 2, 2013 at 9:56 PM

    As bad of an idea as it might be, I would probably be half tempted to max out all of my servers RAM capacity (i.e. add as much as possible) and dump some of my tables into queries in ColdFusion memory so I could do my joins to my hearts content and then cache the results for the ones I need. I coul... read more »

  • Sending MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) Messages With Twilio And ColdFusion

    Posted on Oct 2, 2013 at 3:42 PM

    @Aaron Martone I have played with it a couple different ways. One was with ColdBox and the other was just using the native ColdFusion tags for ORM. That was a couple years ago, so things could easily have changed since then. The non-ColdBox testing I was doing was using sample code such as what A... read more »

  • Sending MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) Messages With Twilio And ColdFusion

    Posted on Oct 2, 2013 at 12:23 PM

    In my opinion, ORM is cool until you have to do complex joins. As soon as I got to that point (which doesn't take long on some projects), I decided to stick with standard SQL. Since ORM is a deviation from standard SQL, it means that if you pickup new people on a project, they can't just 'jump rig... read more »

  • Learning ColdFusion 8: CFZip Part IV - Extracting Zip File Archives

    Posted on Apr 17, 2013 at 3:25 PM

    Hello, Is there a reason that you wrote a bunch of code to do the sync instead of using an application that is designed to do exactly what you are looking for? I think that there is a 'freeware' version of SynBack for instance that gets pretty good reviews. The interface is a bit to get used to, ... read more »