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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will-i-am

Member since Feb 3, 2011

Recent Blog Comments By will-i-am

  • Ask Ben: Print Part Of A Web Page With jQuery

    Posted on Sep 23, 2011 at 2:43 PM

    We have some restrictions on implementing new plug-ins on our corporate website, so I came up with a different approach - hide the body and only show the content to print, print, then show all content again. attach this to the print button: function printdiv(){ bodyHtml=$('body').html(); printHtm... read more »

  • CFDirectory Filtering Uses Pipe Character For Multiple Filters (Thanks Steve Withington)

    Posted on Jul 1, 2011 at 9:24 AM

    I think I know why Adobe doesn't include this in the docs: this produces unexpected behavior. For example, if you are filtering filter="*.html|*.cfml|*.htm|*.cfm" results for all extensions are returned, but if you do filter="*.htm|*.cfm|*.html|*.cfml">, only the first 2 are ... read more »

  • OOPhoto - A Painful Transition To Object-Based Controllers

    Posted on Feb 3, 2011 at 10:12 PM

    @jyoseph, this one: http://www.bennadel.com/blog/1515-Ask-Ben-Building-An-AJAX-jQuery-And-ColdFusion-Powered-Application.htm - Ben is a freaking genius! @Brad, dude, you convinced me, I'll dig in tomorrow on my employer's time :)... read more »

  • OOPhoto - A Painful Transition To Object-Based Controllers

    Posted on Feb 3, 2011 at 5:29 PM

    @larry, I hear you, but my problem is not that I don't understand OO or "how" the frameworks work - it's that whenever I try one, it's like I'm trapped inside someone's vision of how things should be, and sometimes that vision is SO much more complicated than it needs to be, and it's res... read more »

  • OOPhoto - A Painful Transition To Object-Based Controllers

    Posted on Feb 3, 2011 at 3:31 PM

    @Ben, I'm curious, after reading this whole discussion, have you decided if frameworks are worth the effort? I myself have recently started looking into Model-Glue, trying to figure out if it makes any sense to learn and use it. To tell the truth, so far the answer is negative... I am not nearly... read more »