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 Scotch On The Rocks (SOTR) 2011 (Edinburgh) with: Cyril Hanquez and Hugo Sombreireiro and Reto Aeberli and Steven Peeters and Guust Nieuwenhuis and Aurélien Deleusière and Damien Bruyndonckx

Anthony Hixon, Jr.

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Anthony Hixon, Jr.

  • My 1,000th ColdFusion Post - What It Means To Me (And Free Prizes)

    Posted on Jan 23, 2009 at 1:26 PM

    I started with ColdFusion about 6 years ago as many others have which was just looking for a way to do dynamic web stuff. I came from a network/server management background, but I saw that my employer had a need for eliminating some paper processes. I found ColdFusion and they let me run with it to ... read more »

  • Getting ColdFusion To Work With MS SQL Server Express 2005 Databases

    Posted on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:56 AM

    @Ben It seems odd to me as well. There are a few conditional functions you can use outside stored procedures ( http://snurl.com/7thwu ), but it's not the same as having the full gamut to me. Although I must say I normally use procedures when I get that complex so I'd never tried to use conditions... read more »

  • Getting ColdFusion To Work With MS SQL Server Express 2005 Databases

    Posted on Dec 12, 2008 at 1:03 AM

    @Ben I'm not trying to be a poster child for MySQL or anything but when you said: "In fact, there are things about it that I like more, like having the ability to run conditional logic inbetween queries such as: IF (@id = 0) BEGIN SET @id = ( SELECT ... ); END MySQL does not allow us to do tha... read more »

  • Both MySQL and MS SQL Server Use @@Identity To Report Latest Auto-Incrementing Value

    Posted on Dec 9, 2008 at 9:12 PM

    These are all great arguments which I have read up on before, but as Ben stated earlier, I was also "brought up" on auto-increment ID keys so I guess it's just what I'm used to. I've also used @@identity for a long time now in many applications and given that I have never had a need for triggers (... read more »