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 CFUNITED 2010 (Landsdown, VA) with: Rolando Lopez and Ryan Jeffords


Member since Sep 18, 2009

Recent Blog Comments By Mike

  • Creating Microsoft Excel Documents With ColdFusion And XML

    Posted on Mar 22, 2010 at 6:07 PM

    @Ben, Thanks for providing these techniques. I'm creating some pretty cool spreadsheets from CF now thanks to you. As to the discussion of graphic objects not being honored by XML, I've had the same experience. Excel 2007's Help says "Chart and other graphic objects" are not retained. Does anyone... read more »

  • ColdFusion Query Error: Value Can Not Be Converted To Requested Type

    Posted on Nov 20, 2009 at 2:37 PM

    The aliasing (e.g., "select c.* from tblcustomer as c") has also worked in my case. While I don't like to do a "select *", I have one table with 150 fields (a related view of that table has even more) and I use all of them in one of my apps, so listing all the individual fields in the query would b... read more »

  • ColdFusion Query Error: Value Can Not Be Converted To Requested Type

    Posted on Sep 18, 2009 at 12:39 PM

    Three questions about this issue: 1. Does this error occur when you query a CF query object or only when you query a DB table? 2. I assume this error occurs when you query views as well as tables. 3. Is this problem solely the byproduct of a "Select *" (i.e., if you explicitly reference columns i... read more »