node.js

Dave. Read This When You Upgrade Ghost

This post is really a message to myself in the future for the next time I try to upgrade Ghost. Dave. You just tried to upgrade Ghost again and it's not working, right? Dude, what is your problem? Let's go through the checklist: Did you clear out the existing core…

SQLite Problems with Ghost on Azure

I just wanted to upgrade my blog from the ancient version 0.4.2 of Ghost to the brand spankin' new 0.7 release. I followed the Ghost upgrade guidance, adjusting it to fit my build which deploys from GitHub to Azure Web Sites. But after the deployment, neither the…

A .NET Developer's Introduction to node.js - Part 1

Nearly my entire professional career has been devoted to developing on Windows platforms, specifically the .NET framework. But every developer needs to stand up and stretch once in a while and expand their body of knowledge to stay current and limber. Lately, one of the hotspots in the software scene…