Recent Posts

  • October 06, 2013

    Pushing a Node.js/MongoDB app to Pivotal's Cloud Foundry

    I spent an exciting two days at PlatformCF earlier this week and immediately wanted to play with it. I had a prototype of a Node.js/MongoDB app deployed on AWS, so I thought deploying the existing code would be a better indicator of adoption diff...

  • October 03, 2013

    Web app coders: Clean up your act!

    When writing JavaScript front ends, is your workflow all over the place? Do you cling to repetitive actions instead of automating? Then this advice is for you

  • September 10, 2013

    PlatformCF - Day Two

    Catching a few breaths of fresh air between PlatformCF and the upcoming SpringOne2gx conference, I'm enjoying the day of quotes we had. Angel Diaz of IBM kicked things off with the message that Cloud Foundry is fast, and "speed is the ne...

  • September 10, 2013

    PlatformCF - Day One

    My last few hours have been spent outside in the beautiful fall evening in Santa Clara. While enjoying a steam beer just miles away from its origins (both generally in concept and specifically to the contents of my bottle), I’ve shared ideas abou...

  • July 25, 2013

    JavaScript Getters and Setters

    Last year I made the mistake of blindly accepting to speak at a local JavaScript meetup on a topic I knew nothing about: Getters and Setters in JavaScript. I had been reading the O’Reilly tome on JavaScript and, on reading the section on getters...