Alexander Nnakwue

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


24 Stories by Alexander Nnakwue

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.
0 17 min read

The JavaScript Record and Tuple proposal: An overview

In this overview of the JavaScript Record and Tuple proposal, you can learn some basic use cases and how to use them.
2 7 min read

The async Cookie Store API: A new treat for web developers

Tired of struggling with cookies? The new asnyc Cookie Store API aims to improve all the shortcomings of working with cookies.
0 6 min read

Exploring Elder.js, the SEO-focused Svelte framework

Elder.js is a Svelte-based SSG for Jamstack sites, particularly suited to complex, data-intensive websites that require robust SEO.
0 9 min read

Real use cases for named tuples in TypeScript

TypeScript tuples help to ensure a robust, well-documented, and maintainable codebase.
0 5 min read

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...
2 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.
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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