Evan's Blog


ActionHero V18: Async/Await

actionhero javascript typescript 

Today we’ve released ActionHero v18.0.0!

Sat Oct 07 2017

CloudFlare and Server-Side React: Overzealous Optimization with Auto-Minify

javascript react 

I spent a few hours today sorting out why a new React + Next.JS site was working great locally, but when deployed to production I was…

Mon Aug 14 2017

Looking for a new ElasticDump Maintainer. It could be you!

elasticsearch javascript 

There often comes a time in an open-source project’s lifecycle when the original maintainer needs to move on. Today, that person is me, and…

Fri Jun 09 2017

Don't be a Jerk - The Open Source License

legal open_source 

A few years back, I was disappointed that so many open source licenses were opaque and hard to understand. So in 2011 I created a satirical license.

Mon Apr 03 2017

Scoreboard Guru Initial Release

games product_management 

I’m happy to announce the initial release of Scoreboard Guru!

Thu Mar 23 2017

Why Choose Actionhero

actionhero javascript node.js typescript 

or: Actionhero is the Node.js server for when your project grows up

Tue Feb 28 2017

On Ethical Ad-Supported Businesses

legal product_management 

Listen to this wonderful interview on KQED (NPR)’s "Forum" with Dr. Tim Wu On Advertising, Fake News and ‘Attention Harvesting’

Fri Dec 23 2016

Actionhero + Standard.js

actionhero javascript node.js 

I don’t want to talk about ESLint ever again. I don’t ever want to talk about "code style" ever again. I want to write code, and I want the…

Wed Dec 14 2016

Deploying to Flynn from Travis.CI

ci flynn gitops 

In my previous post, I shared some tips on creating a production Flynn cluster. If you don’t know, Flynn is a an open-source self-hosted…

Sat Oct 29 2016

Productionizing Flynn and Hosting your Root Domain(s)

ci flynn gitops 

Flynn is a an open-source self-hosted Heroku replacement… and it is great.

Fri Oct 28 2016