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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Nathan Miller

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Nathan Miller

  • Exploring HTML5's localStorage - Persistent Client-Side Key-Value Pairs

    Posted on Jan 25, 2011 at 12:56 PM

    This looks like a great way to improve ajax performance! I've used the jCache plugin for jQuery ( http://plugins.jquery.com/project/jCache ); works great but I don't recall if it maintains state across pages (I don't think it does). One could extend your Cache object to use either jCache or local... read more »

  • The School Of Practical Philosophy: Philosophy Works - Week Two

    Posted on Jan 25, 2011 at 10:26 AM

    Great read - you're covering some of the great basic principles of life that are not complicated, but still hard to follow without a certain level of concentration. It seems like American culture sometimes encourages us to coast through life (go home and watch TV!) and it takes some effort to shut ... read more »

  • Tracking Data Audits In ColdFusion

    Posted on Jun 25, 2008 at 11:43 AM

    I've used the single-audit table method with a decent amount of success as well. I actually wrote a CF script to look up the column names in the information_schema for each table and automatically write the trigger for you...much easier that way. Let me know if you're interested in seeing the code... read more »

  • Nylon Technology Presentation - Some Of The Forgotten Functions

    Posted on Dec 21, 2007 at 10:31 AM

    I just found a great use for findoneof(). When using verity indexing, sometimes you get coldfusion code in the context result. You can avoid this by using the spider, but that's another issue. I couldn't get find() or refind() to work when searching for #, but this works great: <cfif findon... read more »

  • Performing Disaster Recovery After A ColdFusion Page Timeout Exception

    Posted on Apr 26, 2007 at 2:43 PM

    Just an aside regarding your killtime function....you could also do a java sleep like so: <cfset thread = CreateObject("java", "java.lang.Thread")> <cfset thread.sleep(5000)> As seen on http://www.petefreitag.com/item/85.cfm... read more »