David Neal

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My name is David Neal. I am a family man, geek, musician, illustrator, speaker, software developer, and Microsoft MVP based in North GA.

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Hey, Okta! Where's the Bacon?

Hey, Okta! Where's the Bacon?

I am so excited to announce I have joined Okta's developer relations team as a Senior Developer Advocate! My focus is on all the JavaScripts: Node.js, Vue, React, and a bazillion other things!Why Okta?Have you ever secured…

Makin' Bacon with Node.js, Hapi, and Vue

Makin' Bacon with Node.js, Hapi, and Vue

I recently created a new demo for my Node.js Crash Course talk that I've given at several conferences. This application is a "bacon ipsum" generator using Node.js, Hapi, and Vue. I know I'm not the first…

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

On the morning of November 25, 1982, we all piled in our car and made the 2-hour trip to my Aunt and Uncle’s house near Atlanta, GA. It’s Thanksgiving. As was tradition on my mother’s side of…