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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Adam Thorngren

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Adam Thorngren

  • ColdFusion Session Management And Spiders / Bots

    Posted on Mar 5, 2010 at 11:47 AM

    First of all, thanks to you and Michael Dinowitz for the short session idea! I've seen dramatic performance improvements since implementing it on a heavily crawled e-commerce site. I haven't had success using structKeyExists(cookie, "cfid") in the pseudo-constructor area of Application.cfc. It se... read more »

  • ColdFusion Session Management Revisited... User vs. Spider III

    Posted on Mar 4, 2010 at 8:52 PM

    Do still you find it worth the extra effort to support cookieless browsers? If not, you can pick off nearly all of the spiders by doing something like: <!--- check if client cookies enabled ---> <cfif not isBoolean(URLSessionFormat("true"))> set a short session or no session <cfel... read more »

  • LOCAL Variables Scope Conflicts With ColdFusion Query of Queries

    Posted on Jul 14, 2008 at 11:36 AM

    I love the idea of scoping all variables in a function inside a single "var" struct. However, if there's an evolving standard, then using a variable name without a naming conflict makes far more sense. If the name "local" creates a conflict in QoQ, why not change the variable name, not use a workaro... read more »