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Evagoras Charalambous

Member since Dec 28, 2011

Recent Blog Comments By Evagoras Charalambous

  • An Introduction To Programming In Go By Caleb Doxsey

    Posted on Sep 14, 2017 at 9:15 AM

    Can you share the reasons why Go was chosen? Unless it's a strategic move, wouldn't something else that's more established make more sense, like Java flavors (Scala, Clojure) or Node.js, since you are already running under the JVM and JavaScript engines?... read more »

  • Why I Don't Like UPDATE Methods In API Design

    Posted on Nov 4, 2016 at 7:09 AM

    @Ben, I definitely agree that being fully RESTful can make someone lose context of what it is they are changing. I have run into scenarios where I had the same exact issues/concerns, and what I have done there is actually create "actions" endpoints. Examples: /memberships/1/actions/renew... read more »

  • How I Format The Conditional Ternary Operator In ColdFusion And JavaScript

    Posted on Nov 3, 2016 at 11:28 AM

    Good to see that I am not alone in this. I do the exact same thing.... read more »

  • Why I Don't Like UPDATE Methods In API Design

    Posted on Nov 3, 2016 at 11:20 AM

    Let me first start by saying I agree with what you are saying, before I disagree with your approach. :) So, philosophically you are right. A PATCH that does: 'UPDATE "Person X", Set "name" to "Person Xtraordinary" is not such a great idea because of the complexity whic... read more »

  • Using The INSERT INTO ... SET Syntax In MySQL

    Posted on Sep 29, 2015 at 9:18 AM

    Nice one Ben! Will have to try that. Just a heads up for anyone reading this on using @@IDENTITY: it's not scope safe. Better to use SCOPE_IDENTITY(), which always returns the newly created ID in the scope of the request you are executing. Explanation: read more »

  • Using ImagePunch() And ImageIntersect() With ColdFusion

    Posted on May 9, 2012 at 6:48 AM

    I took some time to write a post on how to actually use this to join two images diagonally - something that can come handy in a slider gallery for example: read more »

  • Using ImagePunch() And ImageIntersect() With ColdFusion

    Posted on May 2, 2012 at 10:57 AM

    Wow, that was blazingly fast! Forget Google; you are even faster with questions. I need to go through this now in detail. Thanks for taking the time to figure this out!... read more »

  • Accepting PCI-Compliant Payments Without A Merchant Account Using Stripe And ColdFusion

    Posted on Dec 28, 2011 at 1:15 PM points to this URL for pricing analysis: However, I am curious to hear from anyone who has opened an account with them if these costs are accurate. Are there any other costs that one should be aware of, like Discount rate... read more »

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