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Brian Meloche

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Brian Meloche

  • OOPhoto - Thoughts On Integrating The New Domain Model

    Posted on Jul 29, 2008 at 4:56 PM

    Marc, I was typing your comment while you were typing yours, but this is exactly how I build my service layers. Provide the getWidgetsAsQuery() and getWidgetsAsArray() methods.... read more »

  • OOPhoto - Thoughts On Integrating The New Domain Model

    Posted on Jul 29, 2008 at 4:54 PM

    Ben, You've reached the CF school of OO pragmatism. Sometimes a query should just be a query. This is a controversial view by some who believe OO is the only way to go, but ColdFusion is not a pure OO language, and there is a heavy tax in trying to make it act like an OO language. Array of object... read more »

  • Don't Be Lazy, Be Proud

    Posted on Jan 11, 2008 at 10:59 PM

    From that one blog entry that Adrian posted... lazy and dumb? Hogwash. In fact, I'd say it's the opposite. The term "lazy", in this case... I hate to say it... is a lazy description. To more accurately describe this quality, a good programmer will do everything in his/her power to avoid monotony... read more »

  • The Fresh Face Of The New York ColdFusion User Group (NYCFUG)

    Posted on Jan 8, 2008 at 1:42 AM

    Awesome new version of the site, Ben! I have been working on the Cleveland CFUG site design off and on for a few months now ( - and what you see at that URL is not it!), and it looks way better than what we have there now, but I'll be hard pressed to beat what you have... read more »