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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Dan Lancelot

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Dan Lancelot

  • ColdFusion ExpandPath() And GetCurrentTemplatePath()

    Posted on Oct 20, 2008 at 6:27 AM

    Thanks Ben - your Blog has to be the most useful resource out there when it comes to CF Quirks - I remember reading this entry a couple of years back - first port of call when I needed to do this...... read more »

  • Returning NULL Values From A ColdFusion User Defined Function

    Posted on Oct 7, 2007 at 6:28 PM

    You may know this - but I only discovered it a couple of weeks ago... The same behavior (deleting the variable) is also exhibited iif you have the following within a cffunction: <cfreturn> The return type of the function needs to be "Any" (or "Void" - but it it was void, then there would be... read more »

  • Maybe Building The View Last IS The Best Way To Go

    Posted on Jul 29, 2007 at 4:57 PM

    FB5 allows CFFlush to be used in a much more integrated fashion than FB3 (not sure about FB4.x as we skipped a generation) cfflush can not be used with cfsaveconetent. FB5 allows savecontent to be used on a per view or per action controlled by the controller. It does not enforce this. Therefore ... read more »

  • Lenny And Bo, ColdFusion Programmers (Vol. 28)

    Posted on Jul 29, 2007 at 5:21 AM

    Thanks Ben - I do look forward to these :)... read more »

  • Comparing ColdFusion Number Randomization Algorithms

    Posted on Jul 28, 2007 at 5:21 PM

    Thanks Ben, I was complaining about the default behavior of randrange to a colleague only 2 days ago when observing the behavior of an online competition application we were running. Little did I know that this behavior could be changed! All goes to show I should RTFM!... read more »