Alexander Nnakwue

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


35 Stories by Alexander Nnakwue

WebRTC signaling with WebSocket and Node.js

This article discusses how WebSocket servers based on Node.js can provide full-duplex, real-time signaling for WebRTC implementations.
2 7 min read

The best TypeScript ORMs

In this guide to the best TypeScript ORMs, consider the different reasons you may want to use one — and find the best one...
0 11 min read

How to implement JWT authentication with Vue and Node.js

Review how JWT works in detail, then learn how to perform authentication requests on a Vue client app with a Node.js backend.
0 16 min read

Apache Kafka real-time data streaming app tutorial

Learn how to use Apache Kafka to build a minimal real-time data streaming application.
4 10 min read

Exploring structs and interfaces in Go

Learn about go's type system through the technical implementation of the struct and interface types in Go.
0 15 min read

Getting started with Node.js and MQTT

Learn how to use Node.js with MQTT, a longstanding pub/sub protocol and message broker that works even in places with limited bandwidth.
0 11 min read

How to transpile ES modules with webpack and Node.js

Learn how webpack interacts with and supports ES modules in this deep dive tutorial on transpilation in Node.js.
1 11 min read tutorial: A guide to Ethereum blockchain development with Python

Start your Web 3.0 journey with, a Python-based library that makes interacting with the Ethereum blockchain a breeze.
0 14 min read

Integrating TypeScript with GraphQL

Combine TypeScript with GraphQL on the Apollo Server using the TypeGraphQL library, which simplifies creating GraphQL APIs in Node.js
8 11 min read

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.
2 10 min read

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.
0 6 min read