Alec Brunelle

  Alec is a web developer who loves to work in all areas of the stack. Currently hacking on GraphQL services at Unity Technologies.


10 Stories by Alec Brunelle

Typical vs. Protobuf: Data serialization in TypeScript

We investigate two serialization technologies, Typical and Protobuf, and see how to serialize and deserialize data in TypeScript.
0 8 min read

How to implement cursor-based pagination in GraphQL

We discuss cursor-based pagination and demonstrate how to set up GraphQL cursor-based pagination with the Apollo Server.
0 6 min read

Using modern decorators in TypeScript

Decorators in TypeScript 5.0 offers many benefits. Walk through a demo and learn how to refactor existing decorators.
0 6 min read

Guide to version management with changesets

The changesets package makes version management and changelogs within monorepos easier, leads to high-quality PRs, and reduces the burden on maintainers.
0 5 min read

Ruck vs. Aleph.js for building React apps in Deno

Let's explore the similarities and differences between Ruck and Aleph.js to determine which framework to use when building React apps in Deno.
0 6 min read

Using static site generation in modern React frameworks

There are many static site generation tools based on React, but which should you pick? We explore the options available and their use cases.
0 6 min read

Develop, test, and deploy Cloudflare Workers with Denoflare

Denoflare is a small framework that lets you publish Cloudflare Workers written in Deno. Here's how to develop, test, and deploy with it.
0 5 min read

Improving microservice architecture with GraphQL API gateways

Learn to use GraphQL API gateways with a single-defined schema to improve microservice architecture and future development.
0 4 min read

Why I (finally) switched to urql from Apollo Client

I've finally switched to urql, and it really does make a great alternative to Apollo Client. If you're curious why, read more here.
3 5 min read

Using Storybook to develop React components faster

Here, you can learn how to use Storybook, a tool you can add to your workflow to supercharge development in React.
0 5 min read