Nico Valencia builds internet technology: websites, mobile apps, and network based hardware systems.

His flavour of development includes JavaScript, Node.js, Backbone.js, and Ruby.

I Made a World Cup Thing

Nothing makes me more excited than sportsball. s/excited/confused/ The World Cup is in full swing, and aside from cheering for the #1 ranked country you're from, the only thing that makes the other random matches interesting is placing bets. If you know your sportspoints and historystats, you probably…

Debugging Q.js with Source Maps

You can love or hate Q's promise spec and it's approach to swallowing/passing exceptions -- though, when it comes to debugging, we all share one desire: give me that stack trace! Q will log any unhandled rejections, including a stack trace (as a string), but what if you have…

Networked Game Hacking + Hardware

Eli Fatsi and I started some hacking this afternoon with Wiimote Nunchucks, Arduinos, a LAN networked ZMQ publisher ( so fast - drool ) and some Node.js + Three.js clients. Here's what we've got so far: We are wiring this up to the pong game next, then on to the really…