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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Simeon Bateman

Member since Apr 20, 2010

Recent Blog Comments By Simeon Bateman

  • Experimenting With Node.js And Server-Side Javascript

    Posted on Apr 7, 2011 at 5:18 PM

    @Michael Node has adapters for every db under the sun. I have used it with MongoDB and Postgres https://github.com/joyent/node/wiki/modules#database Its not CFquery but its a lot easier than most languages. There are even ORM adapters and other such things.... read more »

  • Experimenting With Node.js And Server-Side Javascript

    Posted on Apr 7, 2011 at 11:16 AM

    I am giving a preso on Node.js at 360Flex this next week :) You will find that as you start to take on bigger challenges leveraging some of the tools that have been built around Node will be super helpful. Because of the architecture of node middle ware tools like Connect ( http://senchalabs.githu... read more »

  • Javascript Patterns By Stoyan Stefanov

    Posted on Nov 1, 2010 at 4:44 PM

    @Eric, That is funny because I thought that was the most worthless feature i have ever seen :) I saw that and thought, who told them there was anything wrong with my editor to begin with?... read more »

  • Javascript Patterns By Stoyan Stefanov

    Posted on Nov 1, 2010 at 12:18 PM

    Hey Ben, I totally agree in recommending this book. Its a fantastic way for developers to see how common patterns we utilize everyday *should* be implemented from a JS perspective. This and high performance JS by oreilly are pretty much must read books for anyone considering building anything serio... read more »

  • FLEX On jQuery: Array Collections For jQuery Data Binding

    Posted on Apr 20, 2010 at 11:30 AM

    Hey Ben, Just so you don't actually have to spend any time looking them up, collection classes don't have to implement all 3 of the interfaces. In fact the thing that makes binding work isn't the result of any of the interfaces (that i am aware of). The fact that ArrayCollection and XMLListCollect... read more »