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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jim

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By jim

  • Chase Bank - Worst And Seemingly Most Insecure Telephone Interface Ever!

    Posted on Jul 23, 2008 at 9:03 PM

    Not for nothing Steve, but that's one of the two reasons why you shouldn't drink and code at the same time. The other reason, of course, is because in an impaired state you may accidentally choose php over ColdFusion.... read more »

  • Chase Bank - Worst And Seemingly Most Insecure Telephone Interface Ever!

    Posted on Jul 22, 2008 at 3:43 PM

    Retinal scanners??? Tha's crazy! The day I bend over for some machine just to get through some door is the day... oh wait... retinal... you mean the eye thing... got it. nevermind, cancel that last message. Needless to say, the biggest security threat is, and always will be, the guy who leaves po... read more »

  • Chase Bank - Worst And Seemingly Most Insecure Telephone Interface Ever!

    Posted on Jul 22, 2008 at 10:22 AM

    On the subject of security... when are the "security experts" going to learn that forcing everyone to use ridiculous security schemes will actually cause more security problems than they help because the normal idiot at home ends up writing things on post-its and sticking them to the monitor? At ... read more »

  • Chase Bank - Worst And Seemingly Most Insecure Telephone Interface Ever!

    Posted on Jul 22, 2008 at 4:52 AM

    Ben, good story. One quick thing though, you meant to say unsecure, not insecure. Believe me, Chase doesn't have emotional problems tied to low self-esteem. By the way, for some reason, some linguists refuse to accept unsecure as a real word. But then you need to use vulnerable, which, interesti... read more »

  • Tracking Delta-Only Data Audits In ColdFusion Using XML

    Posted on Jul 1, 2008 at 9:44 AM

    Hey Ben, a few months ago I was right where you are now... I had been down the path of storing xml data in the DB using application code, but recently when really studying SQL and deciding I wanted to go to the next level, I started really examining the AdventureWorks DB (among other things of cours... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Working With Lists In An Object Oriented Programming Application

    Posted on May 15, 2008 at 12:28 PM

    I think this is what you need, but I'm actually just some jerk who may have no clue what the hell he's doing and all... First, make sure you are using a framework which loads your object CFCs into the application scope (i believe most of them do). I think that would speed up object creation. Seco... read more »