About the Author
Matt McCandless

Matt McCandless

Matt McCandless is a developer based in Wichita, KS. He is married to his wife Melissa of 17 years and has 5 kids. Currently developing in Java working with AWS SNS, Matt has experience in Java, JavaScript, PL/SQL, Perl, and other various languages. Previous projects include BackboneJS, jQuery, Java, Hibernate, React, MongoDB, and WebSockets. He spends a lot of his spare time with the kids and spending time outside, occasionally running a 5k here and there to keep himself in shape.

Getting Started With JHipster, Part 1

Matt McCandless Angular, Java, JavaScript, Spring, Spring Boot, Technology Snapshot Leave a Comment

So, you want to stay on the leading edge of technology, but feel overwhelmed by all the moving parts. You’re in luck! jHipster aims to make setting-up an app fairly painless.

In this jHipster series we are going to take you through, first, creating a monolithic application. Secondly, we will make an app in the microservices style. Last, we’ll give you some tips and tricks for jHipster best practices. Let’s first begin with Part One…

Web Development Business

Starting your own web development business

Matt McCandless Consulting, Opinion, Programming, Technology Snapshot 2 Comments

So you think you have finally arrived! You have “mastered” a handful of technologies that allow you to create a website solution from a full stack standpoint. You have experience setting up a database, experience in some language or a couple options, and you know your way around CSS well enough to make a shiny looking product. So then the …

Introduction to the Backbone Query API

Matt McCandless BackboneJS, JavaScript, Technology Snapshot Leave a Comment

As a relatively “new” user of Backbone.js, I looked at different JSON querying tools that existed. At the time I was still struggling with using JSON as the data source and wrapping my head around the process for querying the data set that was contained in a large string. Coming from a Java and strong PL/SQL background in Oracle, I …