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

TJ Downes

Member since Jul 6, 2010

Recent Blog Comments By TJ Downes

  • Programmatically Completing A List Of Movie Showtimes In ColdFusion

    Posted on Apr 29, 2011 at 10:24 AM

    Nice work Ben, very elegant solution. More importantly, shame on Google for not doing this themselves.... read more »

  • Geocoding IP Addresses For Free Using IPInfoDB And ColdFusion

    Posted on Sep 30, 2010 at 2:09 PM

    Ben, I think as the routing for an IP changes, those sources get updated. In my case, this change happened about the same time that Comcast overhauled the network here in Sacramento. I've seen changes in my traceroutes, and guessed that the routing was optimized over higher bandwidth routes. This is... read more »

  • Geocoding IP Addresses For Free Using IPInfoDB And ColdFusion

    Posted on Sep 30, 2010 at 1:58 PM

    Ben, I believe the issue is how often the database is updated. For instance, when I first started using IPInfoDB my location was correct. In the last 5 months, it changed to Wichita. Other providers showed the same location, but within a week it was corrected. IPInfoDB's remains the same.Essentially... read more »

  • Geocoding IP Addresses For Free Using IPInfoDB And ColdFusion

    Posted on Sep 30, 2010 at 12:46 PM

    Great post Ben. I've been using IPInfoDB for a while. I do want to warn that the lookup can be highly inaccurate at times. IPInfoDB reports my alocation as Wichita, Kansas. That's about 2,000 miles off. The system is not updated regularly. That being said, I very much like the service and it's very... read more »

  • From Windows To Mac - A Roller-Coaster Of Emotions

    Posted on Aug 6, 2010 at 8:53 AM

    Hey Ben, thanks for sharing your experience. I've considered going to Mac, but as a long time PC user who DIY, and rarely uses a laptop, I can hardly justify the costs. I guess mainly I'd miss the ability to inexpensively customize a powerful PC. Also, as a veteran gamer, although I don't game as mu... read more »

  • Holding Hands, The Moment, And The Relationship

    Posted on Jul 6, 2010 at 1:57 PM

    Ben Nadel: Web Application Developer, Teacher, Student, Relationship Ninja... read more »