Hello! My name is Nigel Hanlon, and I'm a Software developer based in Ireland. I work remotely for Contentful on projects for clients all over the world.

Contact me

The best way to get in touch quickly is via email here. You can also reach me on Twitter or Linkedin.

What I Know

  • Node.js
  • Fastify, Restify, Express, Hapi and friends
  • NoSQL such as Redis, Mongo, CouchDB..
  • SQL with PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • Frontend Javascript, ES6, React and Redux
  • AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform, CI/CD, Git & GitHub

What I do

  • Give talks at conferences and meetups
  • Write a lot of code
  • Contribute to Open Source when I can
  • Tinker with IOT/Machine Learning
  • Archery and Reading
  • Travel and Music

Latest Talks and Slides

Top 10 REST API Mistakes and How to Avoid Them - Node.js Dublin Meetup February 2020

Saving Lives with Node.js (and the Air Ambulance Service) - Node.js Dublin Meetup April 2017

Work Portfolio

Over the past 10 years I have worked on numerous projects for many different clients. I've listed the best here so hopefully you will find something of interest.

Contentful 2022 - Present

Software Developer

  • Help build and maintain content database abstractions on top of PostgreSQL.
  • Investigate customer performance bottle necks and provide support.
  • Further improve and expand on Content performance.

ENGAGE XR Holdings Plc 2021 - 2022

Senior Software Developer

  • Built a new Node microservices architecture to facilitate expansion.
  • Helped migrate away from a legacy PHP monolith.
  • Developed features for a Virtual Reality based Cloud File Manager solution

Hanlon IT 2011 - 2014

OpenApp 2008 - 2009

  • Systems Administrator
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