Mike Hostetler

Mike Hostetler is an Entrepreneur & Technologist currently working to help technical teams grow and thrive. Mike formerly founded appendTo, a boutique consultancy born out of the jQuery project. He is an active OSS supporter and currently serves as CEO & Publisher of ModernWeb.com.  Mike is passionate about Remote Work, the Future of Work, Leadership and helping others succeed.

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Is your team ready for resource management software?

by Mike Hostetler

What is resource management software? Resource management software helps you manage your team’s capacity for work. It provides analytics on who is busy, who is available, and how long projects will take. With these…

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7 questions to ask before choosing your technology stack

by Mike Hostetler

Choosing the right technology stack is half art and half science. Getting that balance wrong can have a significant impact on your project, so it’s crucial to assess all possible risks. Here are the seven…

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How to build an effective remote team that actually collaborates

by Mike Hostetler

Mike Hostetler explains how to build an effective, engaged remote team. The most important rule of building and managing a remote team is to remember that the burden of communication is on the people working…

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Writing A MongoDB Shell In NodeJS

by Mike Hostetler

Val Karpov shares a cool project he created at a company Hackathon last month to re-create the MongoDB shell using a pure Node.js environment. By piecing together various modules, he demonstrates how easy it…

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First Look: Getting Started with Facebook’s ReactJS Library

by Mike Hostetler

Kirill Buga shares about his experience getting started with the ReactJS Library from Facebook. By Kirilll Buga Today, as JavaScript becomes more and more popular and the Front-end frameworks quantity grows dramatically. If you…

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Getting Started with Modern Web Development

by Mike Hostetler

Henry Thompson shares some beginner resources that had an impact on his journey to learning to become a better Modern Web developer. By Henry Thompson It doesn’t take any special gifts to learn web…

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