Resources for Learning Nest.js

Here are some resources for learning Nest.js, the TypeScript Node.js framework with Angular-like architecture. Recommended resources are bold. Learn NestJS - Full Course for Beginners: YouTube/Udemy by Dawid Dominiak Learn Nest.js from Scratch by building an API by Maximilian Schwarzmüller Nest.js with MongoDB - Complete Example by Maximilan Schwarzmüller NestJS Crash Course by Brad Traversy Build a GraphQL Server with NestJS and MongoDB by Ben Awad NestJS Zero to Hero - Modern TypeScript Back-end Development by Ariel Weinberger (paid course) Creating your first Node.
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More Learning Resources During COVID-19-Outbreak

Here are some more resources for learning new things during self-isolation: Education Links: a collection of links to help you and your kids Amazing Educational Resources: a list of resources with free or discounted offers OpenLearn (free learning platform from the Open University) Scholarships for Students on Codecademy: 10,000 free accounts for high-schoolers and college students around the world Shawn Wildermuth’s Courses: free courses on Bootstrap 4, Vue, SignalR during the crisis Free JavaScript/Node/CSS books 365 Data Science: Free Access Till April 15th: learn mathematics, statistics, SQL, Python, machine learning 50% discount on Wes Bos’s courses: Wes Bos is a respected JavaScript teacher 50% discount on dataquest.
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Free Learning Resources During COVID-19-Outbreak

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TIL: Typescript Still Coerces Types

Here’s a simple TypeScript function: function f() { const a = 2 const b = 'a string' return a + b } What I expected: TypeScript can infer types. It will recognize that a is of type number and b is of type string. I expected a type error, because I try to add a string to a number. You can also be more explicit and tell TypeScript the types. Like so:
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First Thoughts About ReasonML vs TypeScript

Today I finished my first TypeScript experiment with React. Here are some thoughts after using ReasonReact first, and now TypeScript second. Setup Is Not Better Than ReasonReact I used Create React App to bootstrap the app. npx create-react-app <project-name> –typescript But then I had to setup ESLint and Prettier with TypeScript. ReasonML & BuckleScript: npm install -g bs-platform bsb -init <project-name> -theme react-hooks After that you’re done. It’s JavaScript
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Preparing For My First Tech Talk: TypeScript Experiments

A few days ago I started preparing for my first tech talk. One of the common questions about ReasonML and ReasonReact is: Why not TypeScript? If you’re looking for a statically typed alternative for JavaScript, TypeScript seems like the obvious choice. I did a TypeScript workshop with FrontEnd Masters (online) a while ago, but I have to admit that I didn’t use TypeScript in practice. The last few days I started creating a simple TypeScript React app.
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