Matt Reid | Senior Software Developer

Matthew Reid is a software developer and web developer, specialising in Java, Node and Scala as well as HTML JavasScript and CSS.

My partner and I bought a house in Norwich, UK almost exactly 2 years ago. We were looking for a project. Something that allowed us to flex our creative muscles and really put our mark on. 2 years on and we’ve almost finished our home makeover, but it didn’t go...

Using a standard relation database it is easy to update the value of a column with that of another using a simple update statement. This is not the case with mongodb, luckily you can perform a simple query to produce the same result. By looping through every matching element in...

If you have a node application with manually installed dependencies (using npm-install), you may want to generate a package.json file. Luckily there is a simple command for this, simply run