What is Meteor.js?

What is Meteor.js? Meteor.js is a cohesive development platform, a collection of libraries and packages that are bound together in a tidy way to make web development easier. It builds on ideas from previous frameworks and libraries to offer an easy way to start a prototype app, but…

Adding comments to your Meteor.js app

A Meteor.js club member asked about an easy way to add comments to a 'Meteor page', so I wanted to go over a fun way to do a join lookup off an Iron Router param. I am going share some code I wrote to demonstrate this technique, but understand…

Dealing with Timezones in javascript

I often write about Meteor.js specific topics, but today I am going to dive into a more general javascript topic - Timezones. I can already hear most of you, "Just use Moment.js because it makes handling time easy..." I agree, it does! But I am talking more specifically…

What is Meteor.js club?

I haven't talked much about Meteor.js club or what it is on this blog. When I decided to leave Differential, part of that decision was driven by the fact that I felt a very strong 'tug' to begin teaching and training people. The ideas immediately began flowing in, like…

Modulus vs Heroku vs Digital Ocean

One Meteor.js Club member wrote in and asked me "Where do you usually host your meteor apps?" and I thought that would make a great topic for a blog post. I've spent the past 18 months putting sites up for various client and personal projects. I've had the chance…

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