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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Sean Henderson

Member since Jan 11, 2012

Recent Blog Comments By Sean Henderson

  • The User Experience (UX) Of Having One Computer Monitor

    Posted on May 13, 2014 at 9:34 AM

    @David 3840x2160 seems more than a little useless. Thanks for the tip about "4k" -- I'll be sure to stay away from such devices. I'm sure everything on them will be so small I'll have to have a microscope to read anything on them.... read more »

  • The User Experience (UX) Of Having One Computer Monitor

    Posted on May 7, 2014 at 1:04 PM

    Two 19in non-widescreen monitors. I'm with you on disliking wide screen anything, except a movie in an actual movie theater. Most actual work (documents, etc) is done on items fitting more of a portrait orientation (or at least not so wide to be "wide"), so I think it's the influence of m... read more »

  • The User Experience (UX) Of Color Contrast In A Call-To-Action

    Posted on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:34 AM

    @Ben Threaded view is where the messages are listed by recipient as "conversations" and not as a simple list sorted by arrival in descending order. Another beef with Thunderbird is that it's near impossible to update the subject line of incoming emails to something actually resembling ... read more »

  • The User Experience (UX) Of Color Contrast In A Call-To-Action

    Posted on Apr 25, 2014 at 1:42 PM

    Email is one of the best of Internet applications. Email applications are the worst, however. There is no email client that has every completely satisfied my front-end requirements. I could list 12 things wrong with every client I've ever used within seconds. Thunderbird - horrible address book ... read more »

  • Using The XPath String() Function In XmlSearch() To Aggregate Node Text In ColdFusion

    Posted on Jan 11, 2012 at 1:29 PM

    I had thought maybe this would help my CDATA issue, which I still cannot solve. (Using CF8) <cfset myResultsArr=XmlSearch(myXmlDoc,"normalize-space(string(#form.xpath#))")> The //someNode/text() portion I am trying to reach is within a CDATA thing-a-ma-bobber (technical term) a... read more »