Howie Mann

An ex-banker's view of software, finance and growth marketing.

React & Redux: A Visual Framework Template

August 31, 2019 | 3 minute read

How to structure your next web project using React and Redux principles. A visual framework template you can use.


Clean Architecture in Node.js

July 30, 2019 | 15 minute read

Writing clean architecture in Node.js. A worked example using MongoDB, Express and validation libraries. How to write software that lasts and can be independent of technology choice.


Express Validation and Error Handling

June 22, 2019 | 10 minute read

Learn how to validate requests and handle errors using Node Express.js with Joi validation library. Validate API requests and display HTML form errors using custom middleware.


Demo: Web Authentication and Authorization

June 2, 2019 | 15 minute read

Boilerplate authentication and authorization demo app using Passport.js


The Basics of Valuation

May 5, 2019 | 4 minute read

Understand the principles of intrinsic valuation. How to explain WACC to anyone. What are the most important factors when valuing a company.


SEO Without Backlinks - 3 Simple Steps [Free Template]

May 1, 2019 | 9 minute read

What are backlinks? Do you need SEO backlinks to rank? The answer is no. Here is a framework to show you how. Without creating backlinks, we built SEO to be our largest acquisition channel for a world class SaaS company.


SQL Basics

April 28, 2019 | 7 minute read

SQL basic boilerplate using starcraft relational data model based on races, planets and heroes