Alexander Nnakwue

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

     



32 Stories by Alexander Nnakwue

Web3.py tutorial: A guide to Ethereum blockchain development with Python

Start your Web 3.0 journey with web3.py, a Python-based library that makes interacting with the Ethereum blockchain a breeze.
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Integrating TypeScript with GraphQL

Combine TypeScript with GraphQL on the Apollo Server using the TypeGraphQL library, which simplifies creating GraphQL APIs in Node.js
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TypeScript string enums, and when and how to use them

No matter how much you know about TypeScript enums, this guide covers all the best practices for using string-based enums in production.
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A deep dive into linting in Node.js

Take a deep dive into code linting Node.js, including why you should be using a linter and how they can help improve your code.
0 6 min read

Building a random number generator with JavaScript and Node.js

Improve the security of your Node.js apps with private keys or create useful gameplay features with this guide to random number generation.
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Going serverless with Node.js apps

Serverless applications offer many advantages over traditional hosting options. Here's how to get one running with Node.js.
0 10 min read

Nodemon tutorial: Automatically restart Node.js apps with Nodemon

The essential tutorial for Nodemon, a utility for Node.js applications that monitors for changes and automatically restarts the server.
0 8 min read

Getting started with Go for frontend developers

Learn why Go has been surging in popularity recently, and why it's worth a look from frontend devs looking to go full-stack.
1 8 min read

Caching in Node.js: Optimizing app performance with Redis

Caching is a powerful technique for optimizing your application's performance. Learn to create a custom cache service in Node.js using Redis.
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Using ES modules in Node.js

The module system in Node.js has come a long way from its earlier adoption of CommonJS.
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The top JavaScript data visualization libraries for 2021

Explore common data visualization libraries including: Highcharts, Toast UI Chart, D3.js, Recharts, and Chart.js to determine which will best improve the functionality of your...
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JWT authentication from scratch with Vue.js and Node.js

JWTs are a common method for authentication on the web. See how to implement an auth flow from scratch in Node.js + Vue.js app.
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