Reactive Programming

Cloudstate (Part 6): Reversing the Tradition

Reading Time: 2 minutes In our previous blog post, Cloudstate (Part 5): How to work with it?, we learned how to work with Cloudstate. But in this blog, we are going to learn that Cloudstate has reversed the traditional architecture of multi-layered application. What is the Tradition? In a traditional multi-layered application, each layer (of the application) will invoke another layer to retrieve and manipulate its state. This approach Continue Reading

Cloudstate (Part 5): How to work with it?

Reading Time: 2 minutes In our previous blog post, Cloudstate (Part 4): A Bird’s Eye view of its Design, we had a look at bird’s eye view of Cloudstate‘s design. To continue the streak, we are going to learn, how to work with Cloudstate in this blog. Choose Your Language Wisely To work with Cloudstate the first step we need to take is, decide the programming language of our Continue Reading

Cloudstate (Part 4): A Bird’s Eye view of its Design

Reading Time: 2 minutes In our previous blog posts, we came to know about, What is Cloudstate? Why we need it? and Why we need to give a second thought to the way CRUD operations are done in Serverless Computing? In this blog post, we will have a look at bird’s eye view of Cloudstate‘s design. Let’s take a look at its design. Bird’s Eye View of Design Cloudstate Continue Reading

Introduction to Akka Http

Reading Time: 2 minutes Akka Http The Akka HTTP modules implement a full server- and client-side HTTP stack on top of akka-actor and akka-stream. You can read more in-depth about akka-http from here. Here, we are going to use Intellij for the project setup and Scala as a programming language. The steps are as follows:- 1. Importing library dependencies 2. Creating User case class We are going to create Continue Reading

Cloudstate (Part 3): Giving a Second-Thought to CRUD

Reading Time: 4 minutes In this blog post, we will take a slight detour from Cloudstate and understand why we need to give a second thought to the way CRUD operations are done in Serverless Computing. Before diving deep into the need of reconsidering CRUD operations strategy in Serverless Computing, let’s first understand CRUD. What is CRUD? CRUD is an acronym for the four general operations that a database Continue Reading

Usage of Axios in React Applications

Reading Time: 6 minutes In this blog, we will see how to work with Axios in a React application to make GET, POST, PUT, and DELETE requests to perform CRUD actions. Axios is a popular, promise-based HTTP client that sports an easy-to-use API and can be used in both the browser and Node.js. A very common task of a web client application is making HTTP requests to API and Continue Reading

React Lifecycle

React Component Lifecycle

Reading Time: 5 minutes A react component has certain lifecycle methods in which we can insert our own code and execute it at a particular moment during the lifecycle of the component. A react component can go through different sets of lifecycle methods depending upon in which phase the component is. These Phases are Mounting, Updating, and Unmounting. Mounting Following is the order of execution for the methods, when Continue Reading

Reconciliation in React

Reading Time: 3 minutes Reconciliation in react is a process in which it provides a declarative API that keeps you away from the worry of what is changing on every update. When a component’s state changes, React has to verify whether they want to update the DOM or not? In this process, it creates a Virtual DOM and comparing it with the current DOM. In this context, the Virtual DOM will contain the Continue Reading

React Events

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this blog, we will be going to get an overview of React Events, these events occur on various actions like user action or system-generated events. For eg: window resize, web page loading, keypress, mouse hover, mouse click, and many other interactive actions are known as events. React consists of its own events handling systems which are very similar in the way we use to Continue Reading

Is GraphQL better than REST?

Reading Time: 4 minutes In this blog, we will be going to explain a brief difference between GraphQL and REST APIs, Why GraphQL comes into the picture, and give some benefits over REST APIs. So without any further delay let us begin with an understanding of brief about GraphQL and REST APIs. GraphQL is a new API standard that provides a more efficient, powerful, and flexible alternative to REST. Continue Reading

Use State React Hook

React Hooks: useState – Part 2

Reading Time: 3 minutes As we can discuss a lot about React Hooks in React Hooks: Introduction – Part 1. In this blog, we are going to discuss the useState hook in detail. As this hook let us use state without writing a class. This hook is the equivalent of this.state/this.setState for functional components. Declaring a state variable useState is a named export from react so to use it, Continue Reading

Deployment with Docker in Ionic

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ionic makes it easy to build high-performance mobile and Progressive Web Apps (or PWAs) that look and feel beautiful on any platform or device. With Docker, it is easy to deploy a web application made using Ionic. Before moving on how to deploy using Docker, let’s know that What is Docker? What is Docker? Docker provides the ability to package and run an application in Continue Reading