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Ben Nadel
On User Experience (UX) Design, JavaScript, ColdFusion, Node.js, Life, and Love.

Adam Tuttle

Member since Jan 22, 2020

Recent Blog Comments By Adam Tuttle

  • Working Code Podcast - Episode 035: Being A Swamp Guide

    Posted on Aug 13, 2021 at 7:01 AM

    The one page approach to documentation is great if you have a limited scope. The taffy docs are one page (per version). Even that is pretty long, and Taffy's scope is very tight. If (anyone) isn't already aware of it, the 4 types of documentation ( https://documentation.divio.com/ ) is def... read more »

  • Why Do People Think React Teaches You More JavaScript?

    Posted on Aug 9, 2021 at 1:39 PM

    @Ben, Actually I went back and had another look at your original blog entry here. And your title stood out to me even more than previously: "Why Do People Think React Teaches You More JavaScript?" It teaches you more JS because it doesn't hold your hand through things by giving y... read more »

  • Why Do People Think React Teaches You More JavaScript?

    Posted on Aug 9, 2021 at 1:25 PM

    @Ben, I'm amused that you bring up jQuery here, because to me this whole argument comes down to the same things people say about jQuery. In fact there's a whole website for that: http://youmightnotneedjquery.com/ When you're using jQuery, you're using JS, but you're not writing JS. Y... read more »

  • My Personal Best Practices For Using LaunchDarkly Feature Flags

    Posted on Feb 17, 2020 at 3:11 PM

    @Ben, Thanks for the clarification. Your last point was one I was ready to make myself. It seems like the % based cohorts isn't necessarily 10% of active users but rather 10% of potential users . I'm dubious about the whole % thing in general since, for example, if the 10% of users that g... read more »

  • Exploring Tag Islands (Tags In CFScript) In Lucee CFML 5.3.1.13

    Posted on Feb 14, 2020 at 3:17 PM

    Ben, I can't believe you didn't test this... Can you put a CFScript block inside of a tag island... and a tag island in that script block... and a cfscript block in that tag island... and so on, and so on?... read more »

  • My Personal Best Practices For Using LaunchDarkly Feature Flags

    Posted on Feb 14, 2020 at 9:13 AM

    Wow Ben, this is way more than I ever expected in response! Sorry it took me so long to get through it all; but in my defense it's pretty huge! LaunchDarkly sounds pretty great, and I'm going to spend a bunch of time thinking about how it could benefit my team and our products. I'm sure it c... read more »

  • A Months-Long Journey Of Incrementally Increasing Performance Of A Lucee CFML 5.2.9.40 Service

    Posted on Jan 22, 2020 at 1:32 PM

    Fantastic write-up, Ben! Thanks for sharing. And congrats on such an improvement. I know how accomplished that feels and that feeling is my heroin. I jones for it every day. I was particularly interested in your usage of feature flags. I have some initial thoughts on how I might approach tha... read more »