Alexander Godwin

  I'm a software developer and writer that likes to write code and build things. Currently I'm fascinated by distributed systems and cloud computing.


6 Stories by Alexander Godwin

Exploring the Node.js native test runner

Test functions using the new Node.js native test runner, and compare its performance to testing frameworks like Jest and Mocha.
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Getting started with Ecto in Phoenix

Use Ecto, the database interface for Phoenix applications, to build an e-commerce app and better understand data migrations.
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How to implement in-memory caching in Go

Implement in-memory caching in Go using the go-cache package to increase your application's performance.
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Using vue-clamp to truncate text in Vue apps

This tutorial uses the vue-clamp library to truncate text in your Vue app, which improves the readability and layout of your content.
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Authentication with Phoenix

Learn how to add authentication to the Elixir-based Phoenix application using the flexible and secure phx.gen.auth generator.
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Introduction to snapshot flags in Node.js v18.8.0

Learn about the experimental Node.js v18.8.0 snapshot flags feature, which allows you to generate run-time user-land snapshots.
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