SSL and Meteor.js

SSL and Meteor.js I had an interesting question the other day about Crater.io - 'What is the point of adding SSL to Crater, isn't all that data public and not sensitive?'. I realized that I've never seen anyone talk much about SSL and why you should use…

Easily debugging meteor.js

I recently read a post that talked about how Meteor, especially the server side, is hard to debug. I highly disagree with that statement. I actually think debugging is easier than in most languages that I've tried. Since I seem to think it is easy but others don't, it is…

Fat Models, Skinny Templates

I never kept it a big secret that I came from a long history of building Rails apps. I was a big fan of the 'Skinny Controller, Fat Model' paradigm when Jamis Buck posted it. The post deals with the idea that your HTML gets hard to read when you…

Meteor Security 201

Remember when we talked about some simple security for Meteor? Let's continue discussing more advanced topics - we'll call this Meteor Security 201! Publications are the heart & soul of your application. Consequently, publications are where security can most easily be defeated. Understandably, this may seem strange to people coming…

The curious case of the unknowing leaky Meteor security

When you get started with Meteor.js, one of the first things you learn about is how easy it is to add user accounts. Something like meteor add accounts-ui and meteor add accounts-password will get you going. So little effort to gain all that functionality so quickly! But, there is…

Facebook to acquire Meteor

EDIT TL:DR This post was a joke for April Fools Day 2015. Please read it with the jest I intended it for. Meteor, an open sourced full stack javascript framework, will now be under the watchful eye of Facebook following a recent acquisition. The acquisition comes hot on the…

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