« Scott Nonnenberg


Posts tagged 'javascript'

A Typescript onramp 2021 Nov 28

So you’re a Javascript developer, and you want to stop writing Javascript. Typescript seems like a good option, but you’ve always used dynamically-typed languages. You’re uncertain about jumping in... Read more »

Don't write Javascript 2021 Nov 14

Yes, I’ve written a lot of Javascript. But it’s honestly an accident that we’re using it for such large, complex applications. It’s not a good language. We need to move on. Let’s talk about how you... Read more »

Better web development and deployment 2021 Oct 31

In the last four years I’ve really improved how I develop and deploy web applications. There’s a new set of tools I don’t leave home without! Let’s talk about what’s changed, and more importantly... Read more »

The great gatsby upgrade 2021 Oct 17

In the past year I’ve upgraded this blog’s version of Gatsby not just once, but twice. And wow, it has gotten so much better. And so has my blog. Fork it and play around! Or, if you’re not yet... Read more »

Starting on Signal 2017 May 17

I’ve decided to put away my consultant hat for a while, because I’ve joined Open Whisper Systems to work on their Signal Desktop application! I’m really excited to contribute to such an important... Read more »

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 »


It's me!
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.'