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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Ben Nadel at CFinNC 2009 (Raleigh, North Carolina) with:

Dave Anderson

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Dave Anderson

  • Authenticating Twilio Request Signatures Using ColdFusion And HMAC-SHA1 Hashing

    Posted on Feb 8, 2011 at 4:58 PM

    You just saved my ass with this post, Ben. I spent DAYS struggling with getting a propper HMAC-SHA1 signature for signing requests to Adobe Content Server, using two different Java-based CF functions I found (one of which works perfectly fine for signing requests to S3), but your code had just the ... read more »

  • Learning ColdFusion 9: Extending The Query.cfc Service Component

    Posted on Sep 1, 2010 at 2:35 AM

    @Dan B: I had that very problem today. I'd executed code at home on my laptop that included new Query() in it without a hitch, then when I got to the office and executed the same code (on the same version of CF), it couldn't find the component. I had weird problems even after adding a mapping. Re... read more »

  • Images Can Have CSS Padding - Crazy! (Saucy)

    Posted on Sep 8, 2009 at 1:46 PM

    Oh, Bill. If you don't stop and smell the roses once and a while, then it is you who needs to 'get a life'. Also, your demonstration of what psychologists call 'projection' reveals more about you than you'd probably like. ;) (I tease with love.)... read more »

  • Images Can Have CSS Padding - Crazy! (Saucy)

    Posted on Oct 18, 2007 at 12:52 PM

    @Ben - That's correct. A modal window with plain ol' IMG tags, with sizes specified in EMs.... read more »

  • Images Can Have CSS Padding - Crazy! (Saucy)

    Posted on Oct 9, 2007 at 6:30 PM

    Want to get even wackier with IMG tag CSS attributes? I did a small project a while back that involved an html-based modal window that had some fancy graphics around its edges and close/next/previous buttons on it, etc. The client really wanted the text inside the modal window to grow and shrink (... read more »