Thomas Hunter II

  Thomas has contributed to dozens of enterprise Node.js services and has worked for a company dedicated to securing Node.js. He has spoken at several conferences on Node.js and JavaScript, is the author of Distributed Systems with Node.js, and is an organizer of NodeSchool SF.


4 Stories by Thomas Hunter II

Zero-downtime deploys with DigitalOcean, GitHub, and Docker

Build and deploy both simple and complex application infrastructures with zero downtime using DigitalOcean, GitHub, and Docker.
1 14 min read

Node.js ORMs and why you shouldn’t use them

In this tutorial, we’ll consider three reasons why you should avoid using ORM (object-relational mapping) in your project. While the concepts discussed are applicable...
60 13 min read

Node.js task runners: Are they right for you?

This post will cover the following topics: The history and philosophy behind Node.js Why task runners were developed for Node.js Different approaches taken by...
0 7 min read

Common API mistakes and how to avoid them

The advice in this article applies to any API. However, some of the issues we’ll consider are easier to encounter when the application is...
1 12 min read