REST vs. GraphQL Web Development

REST vs. GraphQL

REST and GraphQL are two ways to send data over HTTP. The REST-based approach is the traditional way of doing so and has gained a very high adoption rate in many application stacks in the last years. GraphQL is often presented as a revolutionary new way to think about APIs. Indeed GraphQL is able to overcome major shortcomings of REST. [...]


Getting Started With Axios JavaScript

Getting Started With Axios

Accessing REST Web Services / HTTP APIs in JavaScript Axios is a Promise-based HTTP client for JavaScript which can be used in your front-end application and in your Node.js backend. By using Axios it’s easy to send asynchronous HTTP request to REST endpoints and perform CRUD operations. The Axios library can be used in your plain [...]


Create A REST API With JSON Server Web Development

Create A REST API With JSON Server

A common task for front-end developers is to simulate a backend REST service to deliver some data in JSON format to the front-end application and make sure everything is working as expected. Of course you can setup a full backend server, e.g. by using Node.js, Express and MongoDB. However this takes some time and a much simpler approach [...]