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 (Jan. 2010) with:

Bilal

Member since Mar 16, 2010

Recent Blog Comments By Bilal

  • My First Year As A Mac User On The Apple MacBook Pro

    Posted on Jun 11, 2011 at 12:14 PM

    I have a fairly new MacBook Pro and several Windows machines. I have been on and off the Mac for the last 20 years. Overall there is premium to pay for convenience on the Mac plattform. Today I would say that, in my opionion, the OSX is stale and I prefer working on the Windows 7 machines that I hav... read more »

  • JavaScript Web Applications By Alex MacCaw

    Posted on Jun 4, 2011 at 11:50 AM

    I ordered this on Amazon. Release is predicted to be in September. I may cancel and order from O'Reily. Also ExtJS 4 had a good MVC framework you can use with their projects.... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Environment-Based Application.cfc Settings

    Posted on May 16, 2011 at 5:12 PM

    @Dave that is correct a reload of settings file is needed per request. The alternative is to use simple cache (i.e. ehCache/cachePut()/cacheGet() or similar) to stick the data in. This will work outside application structure. The trick is to create unique cache Keys so you no two apps on your box co... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Environment-Based Application.cfc Settings

    Posted on Mar 17, 2010 at 4:12 PM

    Ben, those are valid comments. I posted some code that shows how to "worryfree ;o)" copy code and let the Application.cfc sort it out. http://boncode.blogspot.com/2010/03/cf-dynamically-changing-applicationcfc.html The gist of it is, that one can maintain different xml files, each server having ... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Environment-Based Application.cfc Settings

    Posted on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:19 AM

    Ben, we are regularly running into the situation of having to deploy application code on different servers with variety of configurations. We found that moving the configuration outside the application as XML file worked best. This allows us to copy all code and leave the config alone. Within App.cf... read more »