Martin Heller

Contributing Editor

Martin Heller is a contributing editor and reviewer for InfoWorld. Formerly a web and Windows programming consultant, he developed databases, software, and websites from his office in Andover, Massachusetts, from 1986 to 2010. More recently, he has served as VP of technology and education at Alpha Software and chairman and CEO at Tubifi. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packard's TechBeacon marketing website.

TensorFlow review: The best deep learning library gets better

CockroachDB review: A scale-out SQL database built for survival

CockroachDB review: A scale-out SQL database built for survival

CockroachDB is a distributed SQL database built on top of a transactional and consistent key-value store that can withstand datacenter failures

Jenkins tutorial: Get started with Jenkins continuous delivery

Jenkins tutorial: Get started with Jenkins continuous delivery

How to use Jenkins Blue Ocean and NPM to create a CICD pipeline for a Node.js and React application

What is Kotlin? The Java alternative explained
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What is Kotlin? The Java alternative explained

Kotlin offers big advantages over Java for JVM and Android development, and plays nicely with Java in the same projects. Why not give it a try?

What is SQL? The language of databases
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What is SQL? The language of databases

SQL is neither the fastest nor the most elegant way to talk to databases, but it is the best way we have; here’s why

How devops tools accelerate software delivery

How devops tools accelerate software delivery

Devops is a little bit of philosophy and a lot of tools. Here’s how those tools work their devops magic

What is Node.js? The JavaScript runtime explained

What is Node.js? The JavaScript runtime explained

Node.js is a lean, fast, cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment that is useful for both servers and desktop applications

Review: Google Cloud Spanner takes SQL to NoSQL scale

Review: Google Cloud Spanner takes SQL to NoSQL scale

Google Cloud Spanner achieves horizontal scalability, strong consistency, and five nines availability as a service, at a price

The best MVC frameworks for Node.js

The best MVC frameworks for Node.js

16 efficient, well-tested, and well-supported frameworks for building lean and mean web apps with Node.js

Review: The 10 best JavaScript editors
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Review: The 10 best JavaScript editors

Sublime Text, Visual Studio Code, Brackets, and Atom rise to the top, but several others are worth considering

Review: The 6 best JavaScript IDEs

Review: The 6 best JavaScript IDEs

WebStorm, Visual Studio 2017, Visual Studio Code, NetBeans, Komodo, and Eclipse pull out the stops for JavaScript, Node.js, and friends

Strategy first: How to do mobile dev right

Strategy first: How to do mobile dev right

Build platforms, back-end services, native vs. web—to launch the right mobile development strategy, you must make sense of several moving parts

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