04. August 2015

The easiest guide to deploying and setting up Node.js in production

right from your terminal - without a third party service

./deploy www.example.com

There are a lot of articles about how to setup Node.js in production, but they don’t always cover the full thing in an automated, easily deployable way. We will review how to setup a one-line Node.js deploy from your local terminal (OSX or Linux), with very minimal code.

No fancy third party services deploy services here - just a little bash and an upstart script.


25. April 2015

The Case for Stripe in MVP Apps

With so many options available for online payments, I wanted to summarize the reasons why I feel strongly that it makes sense to use Stripe when building minimum viable products.