Nikolas Burk
Nikolas Burk
Nikolas is passionate about teaching other developers. He currently works at Prisma as a Developer Advocate to help make developers more successful when they need to work with databases in their applications.
Node Congress 2024Node Congress 2024
10 min
How not(!) to Build Real-time Apps
Are you building a chat app, a way to see users’ online status or a real-time collaboration dashboard? All of these use cases have one thing in common: Somehow the user-facing application needs to be informed in real-time about events that happen on the backend of your application.In this talk, we’ll look closely at common approaches like polling, application-level updates and pub-sub systems. We’ll explain the tradeoffs with each approach and elaborate why another approach, called Change Data Capture (CDC), is the most elegant and robust way to achieve this.
Node Congress 2022Node Congress 2022
98 min
Database Workflows & API Development with Prisma
WorkshopFree
Prisma is an open-source ORM for Node.js and TypeScript. In this workshop, you’ll learn the fundamental Prisma workflows to model data, perform database migrations and query the database to read and write data. You’ll also learn how Prisma fits into your application stack, building a REST API and a GraphQL API from scratch using SQLite as the database.
Table of contents:
- Setting up Prisma, data modeling & migrations- Exploring Prisma Client to query the database- Building REST API routes with Express- Building a GraphQL API with Apollo Server