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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Robert Wilson

Member since Oct 21, 2009

Recent Blog Comments By Robert Wilson

  • Ask Ben: Reading In A File Using CFFile And CFInclude

    Posted on Apr 22, 2010 at 9:31 AM

    @charlie, Thanks for the reply. Yep, I tried cffile read but the file is about 150mb, so I crash the JVM with an out-of-memory exception. I was hoping that with cfloop file I could use a that as a file pointer and not have to read the entire file into memory.... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Reading In A File Using CFFile And CFInclude

    Posted on Apr 21, 2010 at 5:10 PM

    It's a shame that you can use the "delimiter" attribute when cfloop-ing over a file. We were having timeout issues reading in a very large file, and it doesn't use the new line as the delimiter. I ended up chopping the file into smaller files when I created it, and just read in each small file.... read more »

  • How Do You Use The ColdFusion CFParam Tag?

    Posted on Oct 21, 2009 at 11:02 AM

    @tony, I agree that a lot of people underestimate the value of code readability and maintainability. BUT, there are cases where speed is an issue and you need every millisecond you can get. I usually err on the side of readability, but it all depends on your needs for the app :)... read more »