GraphQL 101

GraphQL 101

Today we will talk about a powerful technology and specification created by Facebook, GraphQL.

 According to GraphQL main site: 

"GraphQL is a query language for your API, and a server-side runtime for executing queries by using a type system you define for your data. GraphQL isn't tied to any specific database or storage engine and is instead backed by your existing code and data."

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Omnichannel is Dead. Long live Omnichannel!

For years now, the evolution of how people shop, plan, and behave with the advent of new technologies has been a hot topic. I don’t know about you, but I’ve read approximately 10000000000 articles about how brick and mortar is dead, and at least 100000000 more about how retailers must “go omnichannel” and “adapt to the millennial shopper”, or else go the way of the buffalo. At Avenue Code, though, we have a vested interest in how to actualize these buzzy, elusive imperatives for our clients.

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Node.js - Anti-patterns

Node.js has been widely adopted over the last few years, even by such well-known giants as Netflix, IBM, Walmart, Intel and NASA. Benefits like a support plan and a vast collection of open-source libraries account for much of the growth in Node adoption in the enterprise, replacing typical enterprise solutions like Java and .Net. Node.js went from a common technology in the startup world to a mainstream development approach used by companies of all sizes.

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Rapid-Fire Protractor Quiz

For the last two weeks, I have been busy studying the Protractor automation tool. During the process, several questions came to mind and as I researched and studied to uncover the mysteries of this framework, I decided to put the results together as a Q&A. This blog is the result! Consider this your well-informed Siri or Alexa guide to Protractor for beginners.

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