Matt Reid | Senior Software Developer

Matthew Reid is a software and web developer, specialising in Java and the JVM, js and web frameworks. He has a passion for clean code, entrepreneurship, company culture and making the world a better place.

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

When working on a project using git for version control, it may be useful to be able to push changes to multiple remotes (for example heroku and github at once).

Installing java 7 is a simple process in linux (debian etc). Follow these simple steps to get it installed.

I have been blogging a lot about OpenShift recently because I’m finding it a really useful PaaS for rapid development.

I recently read a couple of blog posts on using socially engineering to get the emails to top players in big organisations. This enables you to send a cold email to the people with the power inside an organisation and hopefully get a sale for you product.