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 (Jul. 2008) with: Simon Free and Peter Bell

Larry Gormley

Member since Mar 17, 2010

Recent Blog Comments By Larry Gormley

  • Ask Ben: Blocking WSDL Access In A ColdFusion Application

    Posted on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:16 AM

    Ben, Robert great stuff that I can use. Thanks.... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Blocking WSDL Access In A ColdFusion Application

    Posted on Mar 17, 2010 at 2:43 PM

    You are correct. You can use HTTPservice RPC model instead and not worry about the wrapper. Not too much harder to do but not as extensible or fun! I wonder if the Flex app could pass an arg after the wsdl and then have onRequestStart filter based on that? ws.wsdl = " http://www.xxxxx.com/ws/comp.... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Blocking WSDL Access In A ColdFusion Application

    Posted on Mar 17, 2010 at 2:27 PM

    Unfortunately it's required if using SOAP web services via Flex app. Here is a Flex snippet: // this sets and downloads the wsdl doc from server ws.wsdl = " http://www.xxxxx.com/ws/comp.cfc?wsdl "; ws.loadWSDL(); // event listener setup ws.methodName.addEventListener(ResultEvent.RESULT,onResult);... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Blocking WSDL Access In A ColdFusion Application

    Posted on Mar 17, 2010 at 1:53 PM

    If you make a web service SOAP call from Flex, it needs the WSDL file to figure out which methods are available and what parameters are needed. So, with Flex it downloads the WDSL file first from the server then it makes the SOAP method request.... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Blocking WSDL Access In A ColdFusion Application

    Posted on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:17 PM

    Great solution and use of onRequestStart(). I agree, a straight block of the wsdl appears to contradict the purpose of developing a SOAP based web service interface (because it would also block the client.) However, if there was a way to extend your code to allow certain s/w clients in and the rest ... read more »