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Gqlgen Faster GraphQL Server

gqlgen: Build a faster GraphQL server

Explore gqlgen, which allows you to easily write GraphQL APIs using Go, and learn how to get started by building a simple to-do list application.

Alex Merced
Jan 6, 2022 ⋅ 5 min read
Deep Dive Iterating React Children

Deep dive into iterating, context, and children in React

Iterating through collections of information, passing data throughout your application, and working with props.children can be a complicated aspect of React.

Alex Merced
Dec 9, 2021 ⋅ 8 min read
State p2p Acceptance Modern Browsers

The state of P2P protocol acceptance in modern browsers

Many Web 3.0 applications use distributed ledgers called blockchains to manage data. Others use methods like torrents or browser storage to offer decentralization.

Alex Merced
Nov 30, 2021 ⋅ 4 min read
Using Node.js to Create an HTTP Proxy for IPFS

Using Node.js to create an HTTP proxy for IPFS content

IPFS has some admirable goals, but it’s inaccessible for most users. See how to use Node.js to create a clearnet proxy to access IPFS content.

Alex Merced
Nov 15, 2021 ⋅ 5 min read
Python Masonite Framework

Masonite: MVC web framework for Python

Build a simple to-do list application with Masonite, a web framework for Python that uses an MVC model.

Alex Merced
Nov 1, 2021 ⋅ 7 min read
ArangoDB React Nextjs

Using ArangoDB with React and Next.js

Explore ArangoDB, a multi-model database for documents, graphs, and key-values. Create database collections both from an online ArangoDB dashboard and Node.js drivers.

Alex Merced
Oct 22, 2021 ⋅ 6 min read
Reusable Components Mitosis

Create reusable components with Mitosis and

Create reusable components with Mitosis, a tool for compiling individual components to standard JavaScript and other frameworks like Angular, React, and Vue.

Alex Merced
Sep 13, 2021 ⋅ 4 min read
Fundamentals Rust Structs

Fundamentals for using structs in Rust 

Improve your code by adding structs to your Rust application. Cover the fundamentals for instantiating structs in Rust.

Alex Merced
Jul 8, 2021 ⋅ 5 min read