Alexander Nnakwue

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

     



12 Stories by Alexander Nnakwue

Exploring SQL and Elasticsearch with Open Distro

If you're already familiar with SQL, Open Distro makes interacting with Elasticsearch clusters a breeze.
1 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.
2 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

Going serverless with your Node.js apps

Serverless applications have come to stay. Learn how to get one running with Node.js.
0 9 min read

Building a real-time data streaming app with Apache Kafka

Learn how you can use Kafka to build a highly resilient, scalable, real-time streaming app.
2 8 min read

Understanding lazy loading in JavaScript

Learn why lazy loading is such an important technique for improving web performance and accessibility.
2 6 min read