« Scott Nonnenberg


Posts tagged 'nodejs'

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 »

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 »

Better docs and static analysis 2016 Dec 06

Welcome to the third post in my stack improvements series! This time we’ll be talking about Flow, a static analysis tool which can improve your Javascript development no matter your choice of... Read more »

Breaking other servers with Node.js 2016 Nov 01

If Node.js is good at anything, it’s efficient use of local resources in the face of substantial parallelization. It’s easy to write a Node.js program which has many, many different things going on... Read more »

Better async Redux, i18n, and Node.js versions 2016 Oct 11

It’s time for another edition of recent stack improvements! This time we’re primarily focused on React and Redux. But if you use Node.js at all, my comparison of Node.js version managers should be... Read more »

Breaking the Node.js event loop 2016 Sep 27

Asynchronous programming is difficult to wrap your mind around: threads, semaphores, and deadlocks, oh my! On one hand, Node.js makes this a whole lot easier: no locking or mid-execution... 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.'