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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Marc

Member since May 5, 2010

Recent Blog Comments By Marc

  • Getting Started With MongoLab And The MongoDB Shell

    Posted on May 28, 2014 at 3:39 PM

    @Marc, ok, for anyone wondering the same here's the answer: https://api.mongolab.com/api/1/databases/DBNAME/collections/COLLNAME?apiKey=APIKEY&q= {"_id":{"$in":[{"$oid":"ID1"},{"$oid":"ID2"}]}} will retrieve all documents with an _i... read more »

  • Getting Started With MongoLab And The MongoDB Shell

    Posted on May 28, 2014 at 10:33 AM

    Hello Ben, I have been working with MongoLab for a while now and it took me some time to understand te pros and cons of it. Read http://www.sarahmei.com/blog/2013/11/11/why-you-should-never-use-mongodb/ to understand when to use a JSON store. Anyway, I started out using MongoLab for a pet project ... read more »

  • ColdFusion Application.cfc Tutorial And Application.cfc Reference

    Posted on Jan 17, 2011 at 3:40 AM

    http://livedocs.adobe.com/coldfusion/8/htmldocs/help.html?content=AppEvents_11.html says When a request executes, ColdFusion runs the CFC methods in the following order: 1. onApplicationStart (if not run before for this application) 2. onSessionStart (if not run before for this session) ... read more »

  • ColdFusion Application.cfc Tutorial And Application.cfc Reference

    Posted on Jan 14, 2011 at 11:22 AM

    Did u do any research on the order implicit events get fired? If I access a webapp for the 1st time, does onSessionStart() get called_before_ onRequestStart() or vv? And is onSessionEnd() called _after_ onRequestEnd()? Marc... read more »

  • Finding Available Java Constructors / Methods For ColdFusion Objects

    Posted on May 8, 2010 at 11:08 AM

    Hey, this is strange! Coldfusion thinks a string is the same as a number... <cfset cftype="marc bakker is cool-a-dude"> <cfdump var="#getJavaClassMethods(cftype)#"> gives me the same underlying Java constructors and methodnames as <cfset cftype=5> <cfdump var="#getJavaCl... read more »

  • Sending Text Messages (SMS) With ColdFusion And CFMail

    Posted on May 5, 2010 at 6:07 PM

    Hi, I saw this piece of code in your example and was thinking Coldfusion 9 is truly supporting javascript-like function calls... # <cfset FORM.to = FORM.to.ReplaceAll( # "[^\d]+", # "" # ) /> If I request a page containing this code: <cfset tekst="de doodoodoo, de daa daa da"> <cfo... read more »