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Articles about nodejs

Easily send emails in Strapi with any provider


Strapi's default email plugin is not the best option to use in Production. There are multiple plugins for different email providers but in this article, I'll show you how to use a plugin that works with any provider.

Basic tips for your first Firebase project


I've started a new project that I want to launch in just a few days and I'm using Firebase, taking advantage of its free tier for hosting, cloud functions, authentication and data storage. Here are some tips that can be helpful for you

Building APIs FAST with Strapi, an overview


I've been using Strapi for a few months in different scenarios, from quick prototypes and small test to more serious projects like the web application I'm working on (thelifeboard.app). In this article, I cover all the pros and a few cons I've faced while using it.

Public demo of my side project: theLIFEBOARD


We've been working in our side project called theLIFEBOARD for a few months, just doing little bits whenever we can and we just released a public demo that allows users to play around with the dashboard without signing up.

Create a serverless subscribe form with AWS Lambda


Serverless functions have some advantages over a full backend service that we might want to consider when creating small projects. In this article I explore them and create a subscription form using an AWS Lambda function and Gateway API.

Understanding the basics of Socket.io


Do you need to create a real time event driven application? With Socket.io it's super easy! Follow this step-by-step guide to understand how to build a chat application you can deploy to your server.

Understanding Javascript promises


Javascript promises are very useful when working with asynchronous tasks like reading files and calling APIs. In this article I explain what they are, how to create them, create functions that return them and how to use ES7 async/await syntax.