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 2008 (Washington, D.C.) with:

Calvin

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Calvin

  • Not Commenting And The Tipping Point Of Poor Programming

    Posted on Jun 6, 2008 at 8:00 AM

    "Or in other words, don't use comments for explaining what you are doing, if you write code clearly enough you don't have to , rather use comments to explain why/how you are doing what you are doing." Agreed. In fact, large numbers comments describing what could violate the DRY principle and resul... read more »

  • Tiny Change In ColdFusion Coding Methodology

    Posted on Aug 25, 2007 at 5:03 AM

    I upper case conditionals (AND, OR) and SQL reserved words when in SQL (SELECT, UPDATE), and cgi variables (cgi.AUTH_TYPE). ColdFusion functions are PascalCase, and UDFs (and cffunction names) are camelCase. Filenames are lowercase, except for Application.cfc (I no longer use Application.cfm/OnRe... read more »

  • Finally Finished Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged Audio Book

    Posted on Jun 18, 2007 at 8:39 AM

    "Man-every man-is an end in himself, not the means to the ends of others. He must exist for his own sake, neither sacrificing himself to others nor sacrificing others to himself. The pursuit of his own rational self-interest and of his own happiness is the highest moral purpose of his life." I b... read more »

  • Project HUGE: Jesus Would Have Wanted Me Squatting!

    Posted on Apr 9, 2007 at 7:12 AM

    If the gym was open, somebody else would have had to be working instead of pursuing whatever spiritual path they normally would have chosen on that day, yours being working out, theirs might have been not-working... Of course you could have just run 3 miles and done 80 push ups to tide you over!... read more »

  • Circumventing ColdFusion Component Security Using Dynamic Methods

    Posted on Oct 14, 2006 at 5:45 AM

    Interesting stuff, but definitely NSFW (Not Safe For Work), and therefore won't be able to leverage this much.... read more »