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Posts tagged 'lessons-learned'

Hard-won lessons: Five years with Node.js 2017 Apr 19

After five years working with Node.js, I’ve learned a lot. I’ve already shared a few stories, but this time I wanted to focus on the ones I learned the hard way. Bugs, challenges, surprises, and... Read more »

The state of thehelp 2016 May 03

The collection of node modules and client libraries I released under the thehelp family name has been available now for about a year and a half. It’s been a good run, but now it’s time to take... Read more »

P for Postgres (NERP stack part 4) 2016 Feb 22

Welcome to the fourth and final installment in my series (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) delving into a new friendly (not MEAN), and perhaps even dazzling (but not a LAMP) development stack: NERP. Today... Read more »

Enterprise Node.js/Javascript Difficulties 2016 Jan 13

I’ve worked with quite a few large companies over the years, and some very clear patterns have emerged regarding change. It’s hard. It’s a big deal to switch over to new development technologies... Read more »

The dangerous cliffs of Node.js 2015 Feb 11

It’s not all roses in the world of Node.js. In fact, more than just about every other platform I’ve used, it can feel like a precarious mountain path with a long cliff below. Yes, it features some... Read more »

Hi, I'm Scott. I've written both server and client code in many languages for many employers and clients. I've also got a bit of an unusual perspective, since I've spent time in roles outside the pure 'software developer.' You can find me on Mastodon.