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 the New York ColdFusion User Group (May. 2008) with:

Luke Visinoni

Member since Mar 30, 2009

Recent Blog Comments By Luke Visinoni

  • ColdFusion vs. XYZ - It Finally Got Physical

    Posted on Aug 12, 2009 at 4:46 PM

    @theApocalypse EAT ME.... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Query Loop Inside CFScript Tags

    Posted on Jun 16, 2009 at 12:07 PM

    Thanks Ben... as usual, your site pulls out. (get it?)... read more »

  • Thoughts On User / Page Request Security Model

    Posted on May 1, 2009 at 9:37 AM

    Good point Ben. Once again... sorry to de-rail the conversation. My bad. Maybe if I just understood Coldfusion as well as you I'd like it more. I guess I'll just keep at it.... read more »

  • Thoughts On User / Page Request Security Model

    Posted on May 1, 2009 at 4:54 AM

    @Brandon Python does have great syntax. In fact I like its syntax better than any other language. Hands down. What I hate about Coldfusion's syntax is that it is so verbose that it's unreadable. Python code is just the opposite. Because of the fact that it uses indentation (whitespace) rather than ... read more »

  • Thoughts On User / Page Request Security Model

    Posted on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:06 PM

    Sorry, this may be a bit off topic, but I just have to know. Why do you like Coldfusion so much? Like... rather than PHP or Python or Ruby? I just don't get it. Maybe it's because I come from a PHP background, but since I got a job doing Coldfusion I've started to hate programming. I used to love pr... read more »

  • Java Exploration in ColdFusion: java.io.LineNumberReader

    Posted on Apr 15, 2009 at 3:20 PM

    So, I am attempting to use this method for importing a file that is about 1MB and is just over 34,000 lines and I run out of memory every time. Any advice? If you'd like to see my code, you can check it out here: http://pastie.org/447660... read more »

  • Is It Time For "Practical" Object Oriented Programming (OOP)?

    Posted on Mar 30, 2009 at 8:51 PM

    Although I wouldn't say it's impossible to learn proper OO in Coldfusion, it's definitely going to get in your way. Try learning OO with a language that implement OO correctly. If I tried to learn this stuff in Coldfusion I'd have given up. My recommendation is to use python. Its got an excellent ob... read more »