Mike Wilson

Mike has had the privilege of working with some of the largest and most influential brands in the world, including Disney, Microsoft and McDonalds. He has years of web development experience, designing and building everything from small business sites to large MMO server clusters hosting millions of players. In his free time Mike maintains his personal blog (http://www.alwaysgetbetter.com) and contributes to forums and experiments with emerging frameworks and software. Mike lives in Vancouver with his wife and their three children.

Building Node Applications with MongoDB and Backbone Building Node Applications with MongoDB and Backbone
by Mike Wilson
December 2012
Print: $24.99
Ebook: $21.99

Node: Up and Running Node: Up and Running
by Tom Croucher, Mike Wilson
April 2012
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $29.99

"This is a 'must' for programmers looking to move to the next step."
--James A. Cox, The Midwest Book Review: California Bookwatch, The Computer Shelf, August 2012, Volume 7, Number 8

"This intelligent guide to Node.js the perfect solution for those needing to get acquainted with serverside JavaScript application development. The projects and sample code provided by the authors, both Node experts, are essential and valuable learning tools."
--Michael Kleper, The Kleper Report on Digital Publishing, Vol. 17 No. 4/5, July/October 2012

"As an introduction it serves its purpose very well and entices front-end developers with some great server-side code that can be built with their JavaScript skills. It’s an exciting time to be a JavaScript developer!"
--Jeremy Schultz, Designorati

"If you are new to Node, but not JavaScript, and are looking for a good overview, this is a good choice for you."
--T. Crawford, Amazon.com

"The book is clear and approachable and is probably the best place to start if you want to kick the tires on Node. Recommended. "
--Andrew Binstock, Dr. Dobbs