Alexander Nnakwue

  Software Engineer. React, Node.js, Python, and other developer tools and libraries.

     



15 Stories by Alexander Nnakwue

Node operators: Kubernetes node management made simple

We break down the concept of Kubernetes node operators, reviewing what they are, why and when to use them, and their advantages.
0 8 min read

A guide to working with OrbitDB in Node.js

OrbitDB is a serverless, distributed, P2P database built on IPFS, making it a superb choice for blockchain applications and other DApps.
0 11 min read

Building an Express-style API in Go with Fiber

See why Fiber, an Express-inspired framework for backend API development, has been steadily gaining traction.
0 11 min read

Exploring SQL and Elasticsearch with Open Distro

If you're already familiar with SQL, Open Distro makes interacting with Elasticsearch clusters a breeze.
5 9 min read

Exploring structs and interfaces in Go

Explore the technical implementation of two of Go's composite types: structs and interfaces.
0 13 min read

The evolution of asynchronous programming in JavaScript

Review the evolution of async programming in JavaScript, and dive into parallelism with the Web Worker API.
2 12 min read

Integrating TypeScript with GraphQL

Learn how to combine the power of TypeScript with GraphQL in our tutorial on the TypeGraphQL library.
5 12 min read

ES modules in Node today

The module system in Node.js has come a long way from its earlier adoption of CommonJS.
3 11 min read

The what, when, why, and how of federated GraphQL

With the introduction of Apollo Federation, the model for building a new unified, single Graph API has become even easier.
0 7 min read

A guide to fully understanding Redis

Our guide tells you all you need to know about Redis, a highly performant in-memory data store and caching system.
0 8 min read

Understanding message queuing systems using RabbitMQ

RabbitMQ is one of the most popular open-source message brokers. We take it for a spin with Node.js.
1 8 min read

Understanding Elasticsearch query body builder in Node.js

Learn how writing queries using the builder syntax offers big advantages over raw Elasticsearch queries.
0 13 min read