Web Development

Creating a GraphQL API with Apollo Server

One of the many complaints about the GraphQL ecosystem is that there is a lot of indirection around what packages to use...

How to unit-test a private (non-exported) function in JavaScript

When writing unit-tests for JavaScript modules, we often encounter a dilemma wherein the module has some private functions that have not been...

Detecting click outside component using React hooks

If you have tried developing your own dropdown, modal, or popover in React, you would have come across this. "How do I...

Beating JSON performance using Protocol Buffers

Protocol buffers or Protobuf, is a binary format that was created by Google to serialize structured data that is transferred among services.

The new Logical Assignment Operators in JavaScript

The latest version of ECMAScript introduced three new logical assignment operators: nullish, AND, and OR operators. These are supported from Firefox 79...

How to groupby using reduce in JavaScript

The groupBy method is one of the reasons people use lodash in their project. In this blog post, we will write our...

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