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 (Apr. 2008) with:

Matt Hunnell

Member since Jan 12, 2010

Recent Blog Comments By Matt Hunnell

  • Object Oriented Programming And ColdFusion - What's The Point?

    Posted on Oct 30, 2012 at 5:17 PM

    @Snake, I have inherited dozens of sites/apps in CF, C#, VB, and PHP mostly small to medium scale sites, so I think I have a pretty good handle on how various languages get used. PHP sites tend to be the worst, probably because people that won't pay for hosting wont pay for a decent developer eithe... read more »

  • Object Oriented Programming And ColdFusion - What's The Point?

    Posted on Oct 30, 2012 at 1:17 PM

    Coldfusion's greatest flaw is that it is too easy to use. Because that any idiot with a keyboard can start building spagetti code that somewhere down the line is going to turn into a maintenance nightmare and in many cases cost businesses money. Programmers who learn to build things in the OO model ... read more »

  • ColdFusion Query of Queries And Undefined Cell Values

    Posted on Mar 4, 2011 at 10:39 AM

    I was getting a null pointer running a QofQ of another Q. It did not always occur depending on the data. Even if I removed the Where statement in the final QofQ it still threw the error. I was able to fix it by explicitly declaring the column dataTypes in the first QofQ. Hope that helps someone.... read more »

  • ColdFusion 8's OnMissingTemplate() - So Close To Being Good

    Posted on Feb 5, 2010 at 12:27 PM

    For missing img sources, i've found this onError javascript to be an easy way to fail gracefully. You could even uses a dyanmic page as your onError source to return different images based on the Params I think. We sometimes have to use images on servers that we don't have direct access to, so this ... read more »

  • Thoughts About Salaries And Raises As Motivated By Daniel Pink's Book, Drive

    Posted on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:06 PM

    As usual Ben, Great insight. I have found that profit sharing can be a great motivator that ties employees choices directly to What is Best for the company. Even if the $ amount is small, it's the ability to have an impact that can make a difference. I have also seen it first hand turn into rese... read more »