GraphQL Workshop + React + TypeScript + Apollo

  • #graphql
  • #javascript
  • #react
  • #typescript
  • #apollo
  • #subscriptions
  • #websocket

In this hands-on, two-day workshop, you'll learn GraphQL from the ground up. We'll learn how to write queries, mutations, and subscriptions with the GraphQL query language. Once we understand how to interact with a GraphQL endpoint, you will design your own schema and implement your own GraphQL services with Node.js and Express. Upon leaving this course, attendees will be ready to build full-stack applications with GraphQL, Apollo, and React.

Skilling Up With Alexa

  • #amazon
  • #alexa
  • #nodejs
  • #javascript
  • #serverless

For the last couple of weeks, Graham, Marcel, Sinem and I have been experimenting with Amazon’s Alexa Echo Dot. An Electric Hockey Puck that uses voice recognition powered by Amazon Alexa voice assistant. In this blog, I’d like to explain how one goes about creating their first Alexa skill.

Building Desktop Apps With Electron, Webpack, and Redux

  • #electron
  • #react
  • #redux
  • #webpack
  • #javascript
  • #saga
  • #desktop-apps

In March 2016, as a part my annual training budget - a perk that every badger gets - I had the opportunity to go to the Fluent Conf, which was in sunny San Francisco. One of the workshops I attended was about building a basic desktop application with Electron, that’d be compiled for every major OS and I’d like to share the knowledge and the takeaways I grasped during a 3 hour-long session.