Matthew Tyson

Software Architect

Matthew Tyson is a founder of Dark Horse Group, Inc. He believes in people-first technology. When not playing guitar, Matt explores the backcountry and the philosophical hinterlands. He has written for JavaWorld since 2007.

The best open source software of 2021

Quarkus: Get started with Kubernetes-native Java

Quarkus: Get started with Kubernetes-native Java

Red Hat’s Quarkus is a full-stack, open-source Java framework designed for containers and cloud environments. See why it’s a worthy alternative to Spring.

Get started with SvelteKit

Get started with SvelteKit

How to use SvelteKit to wire together a full-stack application that takes advantage of server-side rendering and the ease of Svelte.

6 great new Java features you don’t want to miss

6 great new Java features you don’t want to miss

It’s not easy to keep up with Java’s frequent feature releases. If you missed sealed classes, text blocks, records, the new string methods, or the Optional class, let’s fix that.

How to secure REST with Spring Security

How to secure REST with Spring Security

Setting up authentication and access control in Spring Security is painstaking, but you can draw on very powerful capabilities. Here’s how to get started.

An early look at SvelteKit

An early look at SvelteKit

SvelteKit is a full-stack, server-side, pre-rendering application framework for Svelte that can output production builds to different environments.

How to use Auth0 with Node.js and Express

How to use Auth0 with Node.js and Express

Learn how to add Auth0 log-in capabilities to a Node.js/Express app and use authenticated user info to show/hide UI information and secure APIs.

How to use FilePond with Node.js

How to use FilePond with Node.js

FilePond brings simple and powerful file uploads to JavaScript apps, and it’s free open source. Here’s how to use it with a Node.js Express back end.

SolidJS creator: JavaScript innovation isn’t slowing down

SolidJS creator: JavaScript innovation isn’t slowing down

As Solid marks its 1.0 release, creator Ryan Carniato discusses the origins of the framework, the latest JavaScript innovations, and the need to keep pushing front-end JS performance.

In search of the devops ideal

In search of the devops ideal

There’s no one-size-fits-all solution for devops, but we can describe a development process and toolchain that flex to absorb all the complexity we require. Let’s see how these pieces fit together.

Get started with CodeSandbox

Get started with CodeSandbox

A brief tour of the easy-to-use, shareable, online integrated development environment catching on with JavaScript and Node.js developers.

What is MongoDB? A quick guide for developers

What is MongoDB? A quick guide for developers

MongoDB is a leading NoSQL solution that delivers on the promise of flexible-schema data stores, offering developers a faster, easier, and more natural way of building applications.

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