Conditionally Updating Columns When Using ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE In MySQL

Ben Nadel demonstrates how to conditionally update a column inside an INSERT ... ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE clause in MySQL....

From: Ben Nadel

My Books are Updated for Angular 17

Angular 17 is out; and the Learn With Series is updated.

From: Jeffry Houser's Blog

Comparing Binary Values In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel looks at two different ways to compare binary values (ie, byte arrays) in ColdFusion....

From: Ben Nadel

Working Code Podcast - Episode 164: Potluck

Ben Nadel and the crew talk about a variety of topics including a mini retrospective, solo programming, and the current browser landscape....

From: Ben Nadel

DNS over HTTPS is not what I thought

A few months ago I was on a mission to remove some of the old broken links on my blog.

From: Pete Freitag's Homepage

Delighted to be speaking at Into the Box 2024, coming to DC in May

I'm delighted to announce that I've been selected to speak at Into the Box 2024, in DC, coming up in May. This will be my 5th time presenting at this wonderful event, going back to my first time in 2017. My talk will be... [More]

From: Charlie Arehart - Server Troubleshooting

Performance Of Struct vs. Ordered Struct In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel explores the performance characteristics of structs vs. ordered structs in ColdFusion....

From: Ben Nadel

Links For You

Good morning, friends.

From: Raymond Camden

Powering Email Unsubscribe Links Using Signed URLs In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel demonstrates how to use HMAC signatures to power Unsubscribe links in ColdFusion. These links allows users to manage subscription settings without having to login....

From: Ben Nadel

Using Generative AI to Improve Image Filenames

Last night I had an interesting thought.

From: Raymond Camden

Recording links for my presentations in Jan 2024, Dec 2023

I've done a few online presentations in recent weeks, and while I've done a blog post announcing each when it was upcoming, I was torn about also doing a blog post after each, just to mention their recording URL.

From: Charlie Arehart - Server Troubleshooting

Converting Strings To Integers Using Hash, HashCode, And CRC-32 In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel considers different ways to map strings onto integers in ColdFusion: hashCode, MD5 hash, and CRC-32....

From: Ben Nadel

Working Code Podcast - Episode 163: Exposing Yourself To New Technology

Ben Nadel and the crew talk about the challenges of learning new technology; and, the disconnect between the demand of learning and the expectation of understanding....

From: Ben Nadel

Presenting "The Many Capabilities of CF Package Management and cfpm", Thurs Jan 25, Online

Do you feel you understand all there is to know about the CF Package Management feature (and cfpm tool), added by Adobe in CF2021? It has far more capabilities than most may realize.

From: Charlie Arehart - Server Troubleshooting

Working with Google Gemini and ColdFusion

Most of my recent work with generative AI has been with Google Gemini lately as I find it really simple to use.

From: Raymond Camden

Always Identify Your Calling Service Within The HTTP User Agent Header

Ben Nadel suggests that all calling services be identified in the HTTP User-Agent header; and then, secondarily, in any additional custom HTTP headers....

From: Ben Nadel

Always Identify Your Calling Service Within The HTTP Usage Agent Header

Ben Nadel suggests that all calling services be identified in the HTTP User-Agent header; and then, secondarily, in any additional custom HTTP headers....

From: Ben Nadel

My New Show - <Code><Br>

For a while now I've been kicking around the idea of doing a live stream.

From: Raymond Camden

I'm a Java Champion

My career journey and how I became a Java Champion.

From: Dan Vega

Generating Secure URL Signatures To Prevent Tampering In ColdFusion

Ben Nadel demonstrates how to generate secure URLs using URL signatures in order to prevent URL tampering in ColdFusion....

From: Ben Nadel