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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Matt Jones

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Matt Jones

  • ColdFusion Custom Tags Are Significantly Faster Than XML Parsing

    Posted on Sep 4, 2008 at 12:50 PM

    @Ben, Mikes comment about xslt though is fair in pointing to a solution to the problem of creating the csv. And with your leadership and standing, people very possibly will come across this while trying to find a solution for creating csv, or just for generating ideas on transforming data. my simp... read more »

  • Tracking Delta-Only Data Audits In ColdFusion Using XML

    Posted on Jul 1, 2008 at 10:40 AM

    we have a fair amount of luck with something we are using based on this http://www.nigelrivett.net/AuditTrailTrigger.html (on sql server 2k) and in cases where you need to know who, beyond the db user, for like ip or username, just include those as fields in the table and update/create/delete the... read more »

  • Tracking Delta-Only Data Audits In ColdFusion Using XML

    Posted on Jun 30, 2008 at 10:46 AM

    this statement echoes my main reason behind feeling that the audit belongs in a trigger "This approach guarantees you capture the changes regardless of how they are made (like the occasional sneak-onto-the-prod server and run a manual SQL query):" our occasional is a bit more frequent than I'd lik... read more »

  • Creating Web Controls With ColdFusion Custom Tags

    Posted on Feb 18, 2008 at 9:30 AM

    @Ben yes. the reason we figured it worked faster was that we didn't have to evaluate as many conditionals when we created the xml, the xsl transformation then just applied the rules to the xml.... read more »

  • Creating Web Controls With ColdFusion Custom Tags

    Posted on Feb 15, 2008 at 5:57 PM

    @ben "I knew a guy who told me that he built all his pages in XML and used XSLT to render them. Apparently, this was all done on the fly and I never saw the code, but he said it was wicked fast." Not exactly completely related, but a number of years ago, we were building a table version of a neste... read more »