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Gokul N K

Solutions Architect

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Gokul N K

Gatsby Drupal
Gokul N KApril 11, 2019

Gatsby and Drupal : Match made in heaven?

Gatsby is a popular static site generator that can communicate with any backend. The front-end landscape has exploded in the last three years. Today you have various libraries/front end frameworks…

BAT
Gokul N KJanuary 27, 2019

Why I am finally switching from chrome to Brave

TLDR : Brave is fast, secure and a cryptocurrency driven (for marketing and fixing the ad model of web) browser. It is trying to fix the internet as we know today, by improving the ad model. Having…

promises-or-async-await
Gokul N KAugust 21, 2018

Should I use Promises or Async-Await

I recently read a medium post where the author claimed that using async-await is better than using promises. While this might hold good in general cases, I think that generalisation was too broad and…

promises-or-async-await

Should I use Promises or Async-Await

Gokul N K August 21, 2018
To randomize or not
Gokul N KAugust 20, 2018

Understanding randomGenerator functions for testing Javascript functions

Recently I had thrown a bounty for converting a flat json to a nested json. You can check more about it in the link below https://steemit.com/@mightypanda provided a solution to the same and won the…

Understanding npm in JavaScript
Gokul N KAugust 2, 2018

Understanding npm in Nodejs

I think npm was one of the reasons for quick adoption of nodejs. As of writing this article there are close 7,00,000 packages on npm. If you want more details about packages across different…

Understanding npm in JavaScript

Understanding npm in Nodejs

Gokul N K August 2, 2018
Sad puppy waiting - async-await
Gokul N KJuly 20, 2018

Understanding async-await in Javascript

Async and Await are extensions of promises. So if you are not clear about the basics of promises please get comfortable with promises before reading further. You can read my post on Understanding…

Killing twitter with cryptocurrency
Gokul N KJuly 17, 2018

Killing twitter with cryptocurrency

Well the title was a hyperbole. Now that I have got your attention let us get started. It might be stretch as of today that we can kill twitter. But in this post I would like to show that it many not…

Killing twitter with cryptocurrency

Killing twitter with cryptocurrency

Gokul N K July 17, 2018
Understanding promises in JavaScript
Gokul N KJuly 16, 2018

Understanding promises in JavaScript

  I am making you a pinky promise that by the end of this post you will know JavaScript Promises better.I have had a kind of “love and hate” relationship with JavaScript. But nevertheless JavaScript…

Understanding promises in JavaScript

Understanding promises in JavaScript

Gokul N K July 16, 2018
Sample data from Bitcoin Dominance Chart on Coin Market Cap.
Gokul N KJuly 5, 2018

Sample data from Bitcoin Dominance Chart on Coin Market Cap.

CoinMarketCap(CoinMarketCap) has some global charts which help you get insights into the overall cryptocurrency markets. You can find them on https://coinmarketcap.com/charts/. I was particularly…

steem-profiles
Gokul N KApril 16, 2018

Creating a list of Steemit Profiles from steem handles

This is the third tutorial in the series Learning to play with SteemJS. In this tutorial we will learn how to fetch the profile details of the users from Steem blockchain once we have their steem…

steemsql
Gokul N KApril 6, 2018

Using SteemSQL to query Steem database in your SteemJS Application

SteemJS is still rudimentary and if you start developing some applications you will know that they will fall short. For a bot that I was working on I wanted to know if the user has already posted…

Steem matrix
Gokul N KApril 3, 2018

Build matrix like Steem Stream with SteemJs

This is going to be the first tutorial in the tutorial series I will be starting. I am working on a couple of Steem projects and I will share my learnings from the project as Tutorial Series. This…