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Al Davidson

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Al Davidson

  • Why Do I Even Get Any Huge Ass Traffic?

    Posted on Jun 26, 2007 at 9:40 AM

    You think that's bad? Apparently 85% of my traffic now comes from people googling for "donkey sex". I don't know what's worse - the fact that over three times as many people come from googling for "donkey sex" as the second-placed term ("svn+ssh"), or that people who find a site called Instant Badg... read more »

  • How Do You Use The ColdFusion CFParam Tag?

    Posted on Mar 23, 2007 at 11:04 AM

    I've always liked the way Fusebox combined the url and form scopes into the ATTRIBUTES scope, so that you can also invoke templates via cfmodule or custom tag-style calls, without needing to fiddle with caller scopes. I basically use the CFPARAM tag as sparingly as possible, ever since discovering ... read more »

  • CGI.hot_n_sexy Does Not Throw A ColdFusion Error

    Posted on Oct 24, 2006 at 1:36 PM

    It's still relevant these days, sadly, due to differences between web servers in what variables they provide - but I totally agree, CF could handle this better in the borderline cases. I had a run-in with this last year, relating to the different ways webserver handle redirects: http://instantbadg... read more »