Martin Heller

Contributing Editor

Martin Heller is a contributing editor and reviewer for InfoWorld. Formerly a web and Windows programming consultant, he developed databases, software, and websites from his office in Andover, Massachusetts, from 1986 to 2010. More recently, he has served as VP of technology and education at Alpha Software and chairman and CEO at Tubifi. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packard's TechBeacon marketing website.

What is Node.js? The JavaScript runtime explained

Review: Google Cloud Spanner takes SQL to NoSQL scale

Review: Google Cloud Spanner takes SQL to NoSQL scale

Google Cloud Spanner achieves horizontal scalability, strong consistency, and five nines availability as a service, at a price

20 tips for mastering Git and GitHub

20 tips for mastering Git and GitHub

The programming world's favorite distributed version control system also lets you find, share, and improve code. Here's how to make Git and GitHub work better for you

Review: OutSystems makes React apps drag-and-drop easy

Review: OutSystems makes React apps drag-and-drop easy

Low-code application development platform lowers the bar to building web apps, mobile apps, and responsive mobile hybrid apps

Review: Appian aces low-code dev, at a price

Review: Appian aces low-code dev, at a price

Appian Platform allows business users to create simple forms apps, and developers to enhance them with workflows

The best MVC frameworks for Node.js

The best MVC frameworks for Node.js

16 efficient, well-tested, and well-supported frameworks for building lean and mean web apps with Node.js

Get started with React: The InfoWorld tutorial

Get started with React: The InfoWorld tutorial

Learn the key concepts behind React and how to use JSX elements and components to build lean and fast web front ends

Get started with Angular: The InfoWorld tutorial

Get started with Angular: The InfoWorld tutorial

A step-by-step guide to installing the tools, creating an application, and getting up to speed with Angular components, directives, services, and routers

Review: The 10 best JavaScript editors

Review: The 10 best JavaScript editors

Sublime Text, Visual Studio Code, Brackets, and Atom rise to the top, but several others are worth considering

Review: Tableau takes self-service BI to new heights

Review: Tableau takes self-service BI to new heights

Tableau strengthens its case with cross-database joins, browser-based authoring, and geo-analysis improvements

Review: The 6 best JavaScript IDEs

Review: The 6 best JavaScript IDEs

WebStorm, Visual Studio 2017, Visual Studio Code, NetBeans, Komodo, and Eclipse pull out the stops for JavaScript, Node.js, and friends

Strategy first: How to do mobile dev right

Strategy first: How to do mobile dev right

Build platforms, back-end services, native vs. web—to launch the right mobile development strategy, you must make sense of several moving parts

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