Agney Menon

Engineer. Driven by Passion

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Sequelize Associations - Fetching Associations

on August 22, 2020

This blog exclusively deals with how to fetch associations in sequelize. Primary knowledge of NodeJS, Express and SequelizeJS is recommended. Sequelize is an Object relational library (ORM) that helps to communicate between database…

Sequelize Associations - Creating Associations

on August 16, 2020

Sequelize is an Object relational library (ORM) that helps to communicate between database (Postgres, MySQL, MariaDB, SQLite and Microsoft SQL Server) and programming models on the NodeJS end. This blog exclusively deals with how to setup…

Please don't overuse optional chaining

on August 10, 2020

This post is small rant on optional chaining and it's usage. If you don't know, optional chaining allows you to use shorten your object reference chain by returning undefined when it sees a non existent reference in the chain. Consider a…

Counting React Children

on June 24, 2020

Children.count() and Children.toArray().length have different outputs. We are going to explore how and why. Consider a React component: Now, to render this component we are giving it: Now, both counts listed in the UI would point to…

Writing a Snowpack Community Plugin

on June 24, 2020

Snowpack is a tool for building web applications with less tooling and 10x faster iteration. Snowpack comes with a starter generator called Create Snowpack App , it has official plugins for most of the frameworks. But what if we wanted to…

Tailwind CSS & Svelte on Snowpack - Preprocess

on June 23, 2020

Snowpack is a tool for building web applications with less tooling and 10x faster iteration. Tailwind CSS is a utility-first CSS framework for rapidly building custom designs. Let's explore how to combine both of them. Svelte is a…

Everyone is a full stack developer

on June 22, 2020

With the rise of JavaScript as a viable option on both frontend and backend, there has been a steady increase in the number of people who claim to be full stack developers. In fact, everyone resume you find could be of a full stack…

Combining Promises

on June 13, 2020

Prerequisites Promises - JS Concepts It is quite common during web development that we run across scenarios where we have to orchestrate different asynchronous operations together. This blog describes ways in which we can combine Promises…