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REST vs GraphQL

Many developers are pondering on the differences between GraphQL standard and REST APIs. They are both similar in functionality as interfaces that expose system Application Programming Interfaces (API) via the HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol). There are some essential differences, though.

Written by Jorgé on Saturday September 24, 2016


Free 2018 TypeScript book download as PDF, MOBI, EPUB

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TypeScript is a great complimentary language to JavaScript. With gradual typing and other great features it helps maintain JavaScript applications as they grow larger and larger. The lack of literature is one of the weak points of the language as there is currently no Definitive Book on TypeScript.

Written by Jorgé on Saturday December 3, 2016




JavaScript Spectre/Meltdown FAQ

The security flaw in CPU's speculative execution feature was unearthed in early 2018. This is a significant security vulnerability and is likely to be exploited by malicious attackers. Sandboxed JavaScript code in web sites and web applications can be used to exploit the vulnerability.

Written by Jorgé on Thursday January 4, 2018


Best Node.js alternatives to WordPress in 2018

WordPress is a popular CMS, but over the years the technical foundation of it has not kept up with the times. The UI remains top notch and Automattic has invested heavily in React.js and the WordPress Calypso content editing shell.

Written by Jorgé on Thursday January 11, 2018