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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Tyler Clendenin

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Tyler Clendenin

  • ColdFusion 10 Beta - Closures And Components And The THIS Scope

    Posted on Feb 22, 2012 at 2:14 PM

    Hey Ben, it is funny you post this as I just ran into an issue here. http://tylerclendenin.com/2012/02/coldfusion-zeus-10-beta-function-expressions-and-closures-not-quite-there/ I posted two bug reports based on those things, originally I thought that the this scope was broken when calling fun... read more »

  • Storing Your ColdFusion Scheduled Tasks In The Database

    Posted on Aug 7, 2011 at 5:10 PM

    The problem I have always had with trying to prevent simultatnious exections of tasks is that the coldfusion has too many changes to never actually catch an error. The DateStarted field never gets reset to null and the error doesn't actually get logged. Then you have tasks just sitting there not g... read more »

  • Strange ColdFusion URLDecode() and GetEncoding() Behavior

    Posted on Feb 1, 2011 at 5:19 PM

    +1 for helping me with the strangest error I have encountered yet.... read more »

  • Grouping JOIN Clauses In SQL

    Posted on Dec 5, 2007 at 1:44 PM

    @Ben My beliefs are strong but just as with you RIGHT OUTER JOINS to me just don't make sense. It is a convention nothing more, but a convention that would make me scowl at any fellow developer who passed off code to me that has ROJs in it.... read more »

  • Grouping JOIN Clauses In SQL

    Posted on Dec 4, 2007 at 1:42 AM

    I know that you said that you found the RIGHT OUTER JOIN to be unattractive but I would like to go further in saying that a RIGHT OUTER JOIN is *never* necessary and should always be avoided. The only use I have ever had for a ROJ is when I wanted to quickly change a query to see what the results m... read more »