Rob Conery

  My name is Rob Conery and I help developers of all sorts learn what’s new with technology. I have been working in the technology field full time since 1998 as a DBA and then a web developer. My original focus was the Microsoft ASP.NET stack, building tools like Subsonic and the first Micro-ORM: Massive. Currently, I’m working on MassiveJS, which is a dedicated PostgreSQL data access tool for Node. I ported this to Elixir and named it Moebius.

   



96 Stories by Rob Conery

A Better ID Generator For PostgreSQL

The GUID Problem When developers think about a globally-unique identifier, they usually think of UUIDs (or GUIDs) and will then create a table with...
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The Frustratingly Lovable Crazy-making Huggable Ball of Whack That Is Ember.js

A Year and Some Later… I like Ember, but with some reservations – my own personal weirdness reservations that I’ll go into in a...
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Your Own Private Heroku with DigitalOcean and Dokku

image credit: http://chaosdx1.deviantart.com/art/Badass-Unicorn-408588843 Dokku, Like Heroku But Not Dokku is one of those projects that I’ve been hearing about, but haven’t had the time...
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Writing a Better Abstract

Channeling Dexter The first thing that any abstract needs to do is connect with the potential audience. This is hard, especially when you’re dealing...
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Repositories On Top UnitOfWork Are Not a Good Idea

The Rationale It’s generally believed that by using the Repository pattern, you can (in summary) “decouple” your data access from your domain and “expose...
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PHP or ASP.NET: Did I Do The Right Thing?

It Was 2001, and I Had a Decision To Make Imagine if you could go back and rebase your technical career. What pivotal moments...
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Minty: Wrapping It Up

So, What Do We Have Here? In the last post I used Node’s event library to help me unwind the callback Pyramid of Pain....
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Minty: Working The Evented Pattern

Refactoring, Refactoring I’m stumbling my way to something interesting here… but things aren’t feeling exactly right. I do like the way that my code...
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Minty: Conveying an API

http://www.overclockersonline.net/?p=50001662 Feedback So Far I’ve received a number of great comments – thank you! People seem to be of the same mind that the...
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Minty: Refactor 1 – Moving To a Document DB

Image Credit: http://cobaltpm.com/keep-it-simple-and-succeed/ This Can Be Simpler In my post about building the model I kicked up Sequelize, defined an Article, and went about...
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