Alexander Nnakwue

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


36 Stories by Alexander Nnakwue

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

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.
1 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.
0 12 min read

Using ES modules in Node.js

The module system in Node.js has come a long way from its earlier adoption of CommonJS.
4 13 min read

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...
3 7 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