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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Chris

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Chris

  • ColdFusion POIUtility.cfc Updates And Bug Fixes

    Posted on Jul 10, 2008 at 3:09 PM

    @Ben It turns out it's all due to a ColdFusion bug. I used <cfhttp> to upload my Excel file, and if a file is the last parameter to <cfhttp> it gets messed up (bytes are added to the end of the file). The trick is to add an extra, unused parameter to the <cfhttp>. It's working ... read more »

  • ColdFusion POIUtility.cfc Updates And Bug Fixes

    Posted on Jul 10, 2008 at 1:19 PM

    @Ben No, it's a regular .xls file.... read more »

  • ColdFusion POIUtility.cfc Updates And Bug Fixes

    Posted on Jul 10, 2008 at 11:33 AM

    @Ben I don't think I have either of those in the file. I don't know it 100%, but it seems very unlikely (the program that generated the file is pretty low-tech). The plot thickens, though; if I open the file and immediately save it, I can open the file just fine. I'm beginning to wonder if some ... read more »

  • ColdFusion POIUtility.cfc Updates And Bug Fixes

    Posted on Jul 10, 2008 at 10:02 AM

    I'm getting the same error as the others: Object Instantiation Exception. An exception occurred when instantiating a Java object. The class must not be an interface or an abstract class. Error: ''. The error occurred in E:\...\POIUtility.cfc: line 875 Called from E:\...\import.cfm: line 34 Call... read more »