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


Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Josh

  • Should I Buy New CS3 Books? Or Used CS2 Books?

    Posted on Mar 30, 2007 at 6:35 PM

    Most Adobe CS products are very mature, and changes to existing functionality are rare and generally tiny. It wouldn't hurt to pick up CS2 books for learning. You should be able to transfer 99.999% of the skills to the new versions of these products.... read more »

  • The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master

    Posted on Dec 28, 2006 at 5:30 PM

    Joel on Software has an interesting article on Hungarian notation. Some history, and some good use cases where the notation is used with different "types" that aren't necessarily datatypes like int.... read more »

  • Does Anyone Else Get Confused By A Purposefully Slow RIAs?

    Posted on Dec 21, 2006 at 6:55 PM

    I enjoy unobtrusive animations. They make the experience better for me because I can see where things are going if they move and it feels more natural than an instant change. I think the key problem with "slow" RIAs is that the animations are just too long. A good rule of thumb that I once heard wa... read more »