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Michael Long

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Michael Long

  • Listen To Sean Corfield When It Comes To OnMissingMethod()

    Posted on Aug 1, 2007 at 1:47 AM

    I have mixed emotions regarding using onMissingMethod vs. a code generator and actually creating getter/setter methods. The biggest drawback I see is that you lose the introspective self-documenting aspect. Dump a CFC and you can see all of the methods available. Do a getMetaData and you can walk th... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Keeping Parallel Sessions Alive In ColdFusion

    Posted on Jul 24, 2007 at 8:06 PM

    Yep. From a usability standpoint keeping any significant amount of state information in SESSION precludes multiple windows/tabs/workflows into your site. Also putting a large amount of information in session means that you're in trouble the first time you're digged or slashdotted. Plus you're in t... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Keeping Parallel Sessions Alive In ColdFusion

    Posted on Jul 24, 2007 at 6:53 PM

    Of course, a better question to ask is why to use session variables in the first place? They pretty much suck from both a usability and a scalability standpoint.... read more »

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