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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Dangle Neck

Member since Oct 22, 2010

Recent Blog Comments By Dangle Neck

  • Ask Ben: Accessing Cached CFCs With AJAX via Remote Proxies

    Posted on Jun 6, 2011 at 8:34 PM

    OOPS cut-and-paste typo: <--- Create a new API response object. ---> <cfset LOCAL["Response"] = structNew() /> <cfset LOCAL.Response["Success"] = true /> <cfset LOCAL.Response["Errors"] = ArrayNew(1) /> <cfset LOCAL.Response["Data"]... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Accessing Cached CFCs With AJAX via Remote Proxies

    Posted on Jun 6, 2011 at 8:32 PM

    I really like the article and the discussion that followed. This helped me to create my own remoteproxy.cfc One suggestion: In remoteproxy.cfc, suggest code be changed to: <--- Create a new API response object. ---> <cfset LOCAL["Response"] = structNew() /> <cfset vgObj.R... read more »

  • Kinky ColdFusion Calendar System Almost There

    Posted on Feb 17, 2011 at 4:06 PM

    Thanks for the calendar, I am currently implementing it in the private side of my website. I am using mySql 5, so I had to change the code in "build.sql" file. Can you add the following code to your .zip file as "build_mysql.txt" or "build_mysql.sql" -- so that if s... read more »

  • Deleting XML Node Arrays From A ColdFusion XML Document

    Posted on Nov 5, 2010 at 6:13 PM

    Thanks for the cffunction. It helped me on a project where I needed to "delete" and "extract html div tag" from an xhtml file. Since your function does not support deleting an xml attribute, I just emptied the attribute using the following code: <!--- Search for the: &quo... read more »

  • Stripping XML Name Spaces And Node Prefixes From ColdFusion XML Data (To Simplify XPath)

    Posted on Nov 5, 2010 at 4:19 PM

    Thanks for the post. Don't know if this is related, but I had the following problem code in CF8 : <cfxml variable="validxHTML3Str"> <html xmlns=" http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml " xml:lang="en"> <head> <meta name="generator" ... read more »

  • Cleaning High Ascii Values For Web Safeness In ColdFusion

    Posted on Oct 25, 2010 at 9:01 AM

    I ran into that ampersand problem in converting html to xml also. However, as I read somewhere, the solution is to temporary change ampersands symbols to the allowed xml's "amperand a m p semicolon" before sending to xmlparse() using: cfset beforeParseStr= Replace( htmlstr, "&&qu... read more »

  • Regular Expression Quote Makes Finding Literals Easy In ColdFusion Search

    Posted on Oct 24, 2010 at 12:07 AM

    I get confused when using regular expressions that require quotes in the pattern. For example, searching for the html tags: a href="../file.htm" title="mytitle" img src="../file.jpg" So instead I use the following code to avoid the headache. <cfset regExSt... read more »

  • Cleaning High Ascii Values For Web Safeness In ColdFusion

    Posted on Oct 22, 2010 at 9:57 PM

    Ok, post did not take my special characters... "special higher characters", like: ldquo rdquo hellip ndash mdash laquo raquo... read more »

  • Cleaning High Ascii Values For Web Safeness In ColdFusion

    Posted on Oct 22, 2010 at 9:54 PM

    @Gareth, @ben, and @Ray Thanks for all your ideas. I had to read (and manipulate) an html file that was had some special higher characters in it, like … and … and ? and - and " and " . (I thing some of the html was cut and paste from microsoft word.) I converted the html to... read more »