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.

How to CRUD with Node.js and MongoDB

7 tools transforming JavaScript development

7 tools transforming JavaScript development

A new generation of bundler, build, and dependency management tools is making JavaScript development simpler, easier, and faster. Give these seven special tools a try.

Build a Java application in Visual Studio Code

Build a Java application in Visual Studio Code

VS Code combines impressive Java support with first-class support for JavaScript and other stacks, making a compelling alternative to traditional IDEs. Let’s try it with Spring and Svelte.

How to use the Svelte JavaScript framework

How to use the Svelte JavaScript framework

Svelte works on the server side to compile your app into optimized JavaScript. Let’s take a quick tour of this fast, reactive component framework.

How Kubernetes works

How Kubernetes works

If you want to understand containers, microservices architecture, modern application development, and cloud native computing, you need to understand Kubernetes.

10 tips for tuning React UI performance

10 tips for tuning React UI performance

Nobody likes a slow web UI. Fortunately, React gives you a number of ways to tune UI performance, from ways to optimize updates to the DOM to the ability to render and fetch simultaneously using the new concurrent mode.

What is an API gateway? API simplicity and stability

What is an API gateway? API simplicity and stability

An API gateway decouples clients from services, simplifying life for service developers and consumers. It can also provide additional benefits such as monitoring, logging, security, and load balancing.

Running microservices on Google Cloud Platform

Running microservices on Google Cloud Platform

From roll-your-own Kubernetes and PaaS to serverless containers and serverless functions, Google provides many options for building microservices applications in the cloud. Here’s a guide.

What is functional programming? A practical guide

What is functional programming? A practical guide

Functional programming means using functions to the best effect for creating clean and maintainable software. This article illustrates the concepts behind the functional paradigm with practical examples in JavaScript and Java.

How to use React’s concurrent mode

How to use React’s concurrent mode

React’s new concurrent mode allows your interface to be rendered while data fetching is in progress, providing an improved render lifecycle and a simple way to achieve parallel data fetching for multiple components.

How to handle component interaction in React

How to handle component interaction in React

Dealing with component interaction is a key aspect of building applications in React. Here’s a look at the options.

Angular, React, Vue: JavaScript frameworks compared

Angular, React, Vue: JavaScript frameworks compared

Modern data-binding JavaScript frameworks have revolutionized web interface architecture. This article compares three of the best.

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