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Tag: Web Development

  • Meeting GraphQL at a Cocktail Mixer

    Photo by Jakob Dalbj√∂rn on¬†Unsplash GraphQL and REST are two specifications used when building APIs for websites to use. REST defines a series of unique identifiers (URLs) that applications use to request and send data. GraphQL defines a query language that allows client applications to specify precisely the data they need from a single endpoint.…

  • Explaining SQL and NoSQL, to Grandma

    One of the most essential choices a developer must make is about what database technology to use. For many years, the options were limited to different flavors of relational databases that supported Structured Query Language (SQL). These include MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and DB2, to name a few. Over the last 15 years,…

  • Adding Code Blocks in Webflow CMS with Language Highlighting

    Very recently the team at 8base decided to migrate our blog from Medium to Webflow. If a bag-of-words analysis were run on transcripts from conversations we had around why to do this, the primary representation would encompass SEO and related jargon. Nevertheless, our lead designer has since poured many hours into building a beautiful new…