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Japroz Saini
Japroz Saini

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How I setup a new full stack project

Intro

I just created a git repository about my latest boilerplate setup whenever I start a new projcet. It uses the following technologies

  • Redis
  • NodeJS
  • Express
  • Apollo GraphQL
  • TypeORM
  • Postgres

For the react native app

  • @apollo/client
  • GraphQL Code generator
  • Expo
  • React Navigation

How the code works

Even though I have explained in the git repo abouthow to start the server, i'll go through that briefly to tell you how it all works. Mainly, I've got a nodejs server, on top of which sits a graphql server alongside a redis server. The job of the redis server is to manage caching and sessions while the GraphQL API is used to handle queries and mutations.

This is how it all comes together

app
|_ expo
|_ @apollo/client
|_ @graphql-codegen (GraphQL Code generator)

server
|_ express server
    |   |_ apollo server
    |   |_ redis server
    |_  nodemailer to send requests and responses
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