Typescript Back to Front  —  First Impressions

When I was looking for a cool starter kit / seed / boilerplate or whatever you want to call it for the MEAN stack fully written in typescript, I found nothing really useful. So I started to create this seed myself. Here are my first impressions on this stack. The current result is hosted on […]

Please don’t use MongoDB (or any other NoSQL database) for your web-app.

I’m going to crush all your arguments here. It’s a general argument against NoSQL in web-apps, but code is going to be mostly MongoDB-related, since that’s what I have the most experience with. Also note that I don’t say there is absolutely no use-case for a NoSQL database. I’m just saying your app should be […]

Typescript Mongo Express Angular.io Node (MEAN) Boilerplate

UPDATE: A cool starter kit has developed out of my initial Typescript MEAN seed / boilerplate! It currently uses Angular4 and is from mid 2017. Check it out!   I was a bit shocked when I searched for Typescript MEAN (Mongo-Express-Angular-Node) tutorials and boilerplate code (with Angular.io I mean Angular2 or above). There is some material, but it’s […]