Alexander Nnakwue

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

     



19 Stories by Alexander Nnakwue

Methods for deep cloning objects in JavaScript

There are several ways to shallow clone objects in JavaScript, but deep cloning objects is trickier. We highlight several methods to do so.
0 7 min read

WebRTC over WebSocket in Node.js

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

A practical guide to working with Elasticdump

Review the implementation and use cases for Elasticdump, a tool for importing and exporting data stored in Elasticsearch indices or clusters.
0 10 min read

The past, present, and future of Go generics

The design draft for Go generics has been updated several times over the years. Where does it stand today, and what does the future...
1 9 min read

Node operators: Kubernetes node management made simple

We break down the concept of Kubernetes node operators, reviewing what they are, why and when to use them, and their advantages.
0 8 min read

A guide to working with OrbitDB in Node.js

OrbitDB is a serverless, distributed, P2P database built on IPFS, making it a superb choice for blockchain applications and other DApps.
0 11 min read

Building an Express-style API in Go with Fiber

See why Fiber, an Express-inspired framework for backend API development, has been steadily gaining traction.
0 11 min read

Exploring SQL and Elasticsearch with Open Distro

If you're already familiar with SQL, Open Distro makes interacting with Elasticsearch clusters a breeze.
5 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.
5 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.
4 11 min read