Receiving data over webhooks with Paystack in Laravel 

Have you ever been building an application and thought: “I can make requests to this service’s API, but is there a way for them to let my app know when X happens? You could try calling the API on a set interval. Take the response, compare it to the last, and go from there.

TypeScript 4.0: What I’m most excited about

On August 20th, the team behind TypeScript officially released its 4.0 version. This is the most advanced version of the language, interpreter, and even their website to this date. And with the announcement came the list of updates, which surprisingly for a major version change, they weren’t that many. Don’t get me wrong, they’re major changes that required a lot of design work and a lot of coding hours by a lot of people.

Setup Deployable Node.js Framework

Know what’s required beyond just learning node.js. Being new to Backend Service, when one wants to learn about Node.js, there are many great sites showing us how to set up a node.js based service, like the tutorial in w3school.

The JIT in JavaScript: Just In Time Compiler

Understanding JS interpreters and just-in-time compilers — using that to write a more optimized code.Have you ever wondered how web browsers or even the V8 for back-end runtimes (i.e Node and Deno) execute your JavaScript code? We all know that JavaScript is an interpreted language, but what exactly does that mean? And does that only mean one thing?

The 2020 Backend Developer RoadMap

Backend Developer Roadmap for 2020. In the era of internet-based mobile and web applications, the high reliance on powerful cloud servers.

Unit, Integration and System Testing Strategies for Software Applications

Get a grip on different types of testing in software development with this article

Flask Framework Basics (Python)

Building a simple web app using Flask Framework. In each section, I will show pieces of code for you to follow along. All the code used in the tutorial is available in this GitHub Repository.

Basic Frontend Knowledge

Although I’m focusing on backend development, working with frontend developers is unavoidable especially when I’m designing the API for frontend developers to use.

How to Check for Available Permissions in Deno

Coming right behind native support for TypeScript, probably the second-most liked new feature from Deno is the added security layer. As you probably already know, you need to specify which permissions you need to provide your code in order to execute it, otherwise, it’ll fail. In this post, you'll see Checking for Available Permissions in Deno

Creating a Ruby on Rails API

During my time at Flatiron School, I built several projects using a Ruby on Rails API backend with a JavaScript frontend.

SQL for Web Developers (Part II)

Before we continue to create our first database, let‘s examine a common and important principle that all web developers should be familiar…CRUD stands for Create, Read, Update, and Delete which are the four basic functions of persistent storage.

SQL for Web Developers (Part I)

SQL(Structured Query Language) is a special-purpose language developed to work with relational databases. More specifically it’s used to manage and manipulate data in those databases.

CockroachDB : NewSQL as a Choice of Database

Choosing which database for your system might be one of the crucial decisions to make. Whether relational databases such as PostgreSQL and MySQL that provide ACID transactions and standardized SQL syntax, or NoSQL such as MongoDB that provides horizontally scaling storage and high availability.

Measuring Success for Enablement Products and Teams

Measuring Success for Enablement Products and Teams - 6 ways to measure value delivery for products and teams that live behind-the-scenes

How to Manage Login Activity using JWT in NodeJs

Manage Login Activity of User

The New Modern Backend: Node, GraphQL, Prisma & Docker

GraphQL has emerged as a very popular alternative to REST, being adopted by such household names as GitHub and Shopify.

Top 10 JavaScript Frameworks to Learn in 2020

A curated list of the most important JavaScript frameworks for modern JavaScript development