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Anand Chowdhary

Co-founder and CEO of Oswald Labs
I've been writing JavaScript for almost a decade, and I have 4+ years of Node.js experience in production. I've built open-source projects, web APIs, and large-scale platforms running Node.js, so I can help you architect, deploy, and scale your projects.

Vineet Sinha

Head of Strategic Innovation at
I have built multiple applications in NodeJS for employers. These include an analytics platform, an open-source framework, as well as a MEAN stack (Mongo Express Angular Node) based app.

Philipp Wolf

CEO at Custify.com
I'm just gonna list Node here, as our platform is build with it. I can only help with the high-level advantages of building your product on a complete JavaScript platform, but I can't give you coding advice here, as my level of coding is not (anymore) something I'd advice others with.

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