By Duncan K. DeVore and Sean Walsh
In this article, excerpted from our book, Reactive Application Development, we explain what is meant by “the big ball of mud” and talk about what developers can do to avoid that state.
By Mike Cantelon, author of Node.js in Action, Second Edition
Developers have many relational database options, but most choose open source databases, primarily because they’re well supported, they work well, and they don’t cost anything. In this article, we’ll look at MySQL, one of the two most popular full-featured relational databases.