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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Pat Barbano

Member since Feb 26, 2010

Recent Blog Comments By Pat Barbano

  • Ask Ben: Parsing Very Large XML Documents In ColdFusion

    Posted on Jul 20, 2011 at 4:19 PM

    Thanks Ben, I was looking into a using a SAX parser, but this is solution works for me. I was able to parse a 7400 node XML file, build and populate a db schema in under 10 seconds using your method.... read more »

  • Bidirectional Data Exchange With ColdFusion's CFThread Tag

    Posted on Sep 7, 2010 at 10:13 AM

    Long story short. I've built a web interface where users can run SQL queries against a very large db (over 12 billion records). In a nutshell it works like this. Request comes in. We run query against large db residing on a separate db server. We then use the query's results to populate a temp ta... read more »

  • Bidirectional Data Exchange With ColdFusion's CFThread Tag

    Posted on Sep 3, 2010 at 12:29 AM

    Thanks for posting this example, Ben. I plan to put something like this to use. I want to spawn up a thread to insert several records (possibly 1000s) into a database incrementing a counter upon each insert. While this thread is running I plan to check the counter with a while loop and wait for s... read more »

  • Sorting ColdFusion Arrays With Sortable Interfaces

    Posted on Mar 1, 2010 at 9:32 AM

    @Ben I'm sorting air traffic data in fairly large quantities. I'm currently receiving the data as JSON and displaying it in an ExtJS Grid Panel. The only problem is allowing the ExtJS Grid Panel to do the sorting on the client side is naturally very slow when its a couple thousand records. I'm loo... read more »

  • Sorting ColdFusion Arrays With Sortable Interfaces

    Posted on Feb 26, 2010 at 11:03 AM

    Thanks Ben, This solution is exactly what I've been looking for. The approach is perfect.... read more »