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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Josh

Member since Nov 10, 2010

Recent Blog Comments By Josh

  • Creating Semi-Secure File Downloads Without Using CFContent

    Posted on Jun 12, 2013 at 3:43 PM

    @Raymond, It turns out that there was an issue with the PDF itself. We recreated it and all seems to be working now. Thank you for the help Ray.... read more »

  • Creating Semi-Secure File Downloads Without Using CFContent

    Posted on Jun 12, 2013 at 1:57 PM

    @Raymond, I am not exactly sure what you mean, I am just trying to open the PDF. I click on a link that goes to 'someFile.pdf.cfm' and I get that error. Also, 'onRequestStart' does not seem to be firing before this error happens, so I am not sure how I can intercept it.... read more »

  • Creating Semi-Secure File Downloads Without Using CFContent

    Posted on Jun 12, 2013 at 1:38 PM

    Hey Ben, I realize this is an old posting but... I am using this technique to secure documents. We have two PDFs that just so happen to have '<cfc' in the code, when viewed in a text editor. This is causing CF to choke giving me the following error. Any ideas on how to get around this? Invalid ... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Simple Recursion Example

    Posted on Apr 10, 2012 at 1:07 PM

    WOW! So simple. Thanks for the help Ben. I really appreciate it. Josh... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Simple Recursion Example

    Posted on Apr 5, 2012 at 1:24 PM

    I got it working with the following code. Not sure how elegant or robust it is but it seems to work... <cfargument name="url" type="string" required="false" default="" hint="the url path"> <cfset thisURL = arguments.url> <cf... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Simple Recursion Example

    Posted on Apr 5, 2012 at 10:40 AM

    Hey Ben, Can you help me out. I am using your recursion code to create a navigation menu (nested Ordered Lists) and I am not having any luck creating the href's. I need the href's to follow the pattern of the OL. The problem I am having is when to add and/or remove the different folders. (I wasn... read more »

  • New ColdFusion CFMailParam "Remove" Attribute Makes Deleting Attachments Simple

    Posted on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:45 PM

    Hey Ben, Do you have any idea why the following code is still removing the attached file after the mail is sent? Running CF 9.0.1 <cfmail from="you@you.com" to="me@me.com" subject="TESTING 123" type="html"> <cfmailparam file="myFiles/myPDF.pdf&... read more »

  • ColdFusion Query Error: Value Can Not Be Converted To Requested Type

    Posted on Nov 10, 2010 at 5:24 PM

    Does anybody know why this error is appearing for us now when it never did in the past? Are we caching queries when we shouldn't be? Is this something new to CF9? Commenting on Oxide said... I had the following select statement that was still throwing this error. So, I don't think that is a defin... read more »