Alexander Nnakwue

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

     



28 Stories by Alexander Nnakwue

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

Go generics: Past, present, and future

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.
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.
3 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.
5 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.
3 12 min read

Integrating TypeScript with GraphQL

Learn how to combine the power of TypeScript with GraphQL in our tutorial on the TypeGraphQL library.
8 12 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.
1 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