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Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) is very useful. In Node.js there are many ways to generate a UUID. One of them is with a native module and others are using NPM packages. UUID can be very useful as reliable unique identifiers. In this post, you will learn how to generate a UUID using Node.js and briefly understand when and why to use them. Let’s get started!

How to generate UUID with Node.js

Redis is an open-source in-memory datastore used as a database, cache, and even a message broker. Redis can be used easily with docker and docker-compose for local development as a cache to a web application. In this post, we will set up Redis with docker and docker-compose, where Redis will be used as a cache for a Node.js/Express.js REST API with PostgreSQL as the main database, let’s get started!

Use Redis with Docker and docker-compose easily

Docker has shot up in popularity over the years. Postgres (a.k.a PostgreSQL) is an open-source, standards-compliant, and object-relational database been developed for more than 30 years now. This official feature matrix shows the wealth of features Postgres has.

Running Postgres with Docker and docker-compose makes it very easy to run and maintain especially in a development environment. In this post, we will look into how to run and use Postgres with Docker and Docker compose step-by-step keeping things simple and easy. Let’s get started!

Use Postgres with Docker and docker-compose easily

JavaScript Sets are a new type of object (with ES6) that allows creating a collection of unique values. The values stored in a set can either be primitives like strings or integers or more complex types like arrays or objects. In this post, we will look into how to use Sets from a beginner’s point of view, let’s get started!

JavaScript Set a how to use it guide for beginners

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