Google Cloud Platform

Creating a test app for memcache on Kubernetes

This is a part of the series of posts on Getting memcache up and running on Kubernetes which explained how to create your first cluster and Installing memcache with Kubernetes which installed some memcache instances […]

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Full Stack

Promise routing in Express

When using the Express router, the usual sequence of events is to detect the route, examine the request, perform some action, then send back the response. It’s quite likely that the action to be performed […]

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Cloud Functions

Firebase cloud functions

This is one of a series of articles about Going serverless with Firebase What are Cloud functions There are both Google and Firebase branded cloud functions.  They are probably the same thing under the hood, but […]

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APIS and techniques

Apollo graphql backend

This collection of articles deal with getting Graphql/Apollo server up and running on Node Rate limit handling A deep dive into rate-limiting with the Vimeo API  

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Deploying docker containers to appengine

For my Ephemeral Exchange project I wanted to containerize as much as possible, as I wan’t sure where I was eventually going to host it, and containerizing meant it would be easy to put pretty much anywhere. […]

Full Stack

React, Redux, Redis, Material-UI and Firebase

A whole bunch of front end platform libraries that go together really well, but that are hard to grasp and get started with. Here’s a bunch of snippets to help show how all these things interact.. […]