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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Stork

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Stork

  • Ask Ben: Checking Domain Name Availability Using ColdFusion

    Posted on Nov 3, 2009 at 1:08 PM

    I tried that link that Andrew left and got an error.... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Enforcing An SSL (HTTPS) Connection Based On Request

    Posted on Aug 4, 2009 at 7:39 PM

    I was thinking ecommerce, so login, and checkout pages. The more I think about it, the more I think that I need a url variable to distinguish http or https as Ben has done (top-secret).... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Enforcing An SSL (HTTPS) Connection Based On Request

    Posted on Aug 4, 2009 at 3:21 PM

    I was searching this topic thinking that the basic way to do this was on the secure pages use cflocation if the url is not already https. All other pages would be forced to be non SSL. I am surprised to see so many more complicated solutions. Usually only a few pages need to be secure, so I thought ... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Checking Domain Name Availability Using ColdFusion

    Posted on Dec 1, 2008 at 7:05 PM

    I ended up changing Ben's code to a CF7 friendly version using a structure. Someone here mentioned that was a CF7-CF8 issue, and it made me realize I was on a CF7 server. Thanks to all who post on this blog for information on other methodologies, and I will have to try them too.... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Checking Domain Name Availability Using ColdFusion

    Posted on Nov 29, 2008 at 11:38 AM

    Ben, I tried your code and I get an invalid construct. CF is expecting {. It occurs here: <cfset LOCAL.DomainInformation = { DomainName = "", Registrar = "", WhoisServer = "", ReferralURL = "", NameServer = [], Status = [], UpdatedDate = "", CreationDate = "", ExpirationDate = "" } /> It loo... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Checking Domain Name Availability Using ColdFusion

    Posted on Nov 25, 2008 at 7:42 PM

    "they're pulling just pulling data from whois.arin.net, whois.apnic.net and whois.ripe.net." Isn't the data they're pulling similar to a screen scrape as far as being subject to change? Are you saying this method is better because it is less subject to a change in output? I took a couple Java cla... read more »