Gigi Sayfan

  Gigi has been developing software professionally for more than 20 years in domains as diverse as instant messaging, morphing, chip fabrication process control, embedded multimedia applications for game consoles, brain-inspired machine learning, custom browser development, web services for 3D distributed game platforms, IoT sensors, and virtual reality.


4 Stories by Gigi Sayfan

Data fetching in React

Explore the most common data fetching strategies in React, paired with examples and alternatives.
11 15 min read

Comparing Kubernetes across cloud providers (GCP, AWS, Azure)

Overview In this article, I’ll break down all of the relevant concerns when deciding where to run Kubernetes. Obviously, this assumes that you’ve already...
0 5 min read

Beyond REST — Using GraphQL to shape your data

Overview GraphQL is an exciting API for ad-hoc queries and manipulation of hierarchical data. It is extremely flexible, has great tooling and provides many...
0 9 min read

Beyond REST: Using WebSockets for two-way communication in your React app

Overview REST was the undisputed champion of web APIs forever. It dethroned SOAP and its verbose XML in favor of svelte JSON over HTTP....
0 10 min read