Alexander Nnakwue

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

     



36 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

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

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.
6 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

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

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

Understanding Elasticsearch query body builder in Node.js

Learn how writing queries using the builder syntax offers big advantages over raw Elasticsearch queries.
0 13 min read

Understanding lazy loading in JavaScript

Learn why lazy loading is such an important technique for improving web performance and accessibility.
2 6 min read