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Errors & warnings while upgrading Terraform 0.12 to 0.14

While consolidating a handful of my sites from various hosting providers, I wanted to add those domains to my Cloudflare account to protect them from malicious traffic & improve their performance. At the time this post was written, 0.14 is the latest version – but I was still on v0.12 which I had installed with a […]

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Nullability in GraphQL

Whether you prefer “schema first” or “resolver first”, GraphQL development should definitely be “types first”. One aspect of planning your data types is nullability, and this is important to get right. Nullability in GraphQL is different than how we handle null values in other environments, like REST or gRPC APIs.

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ESLint: “Parsing error: Unexpected token” in Visual Studio Code

While adding the plumbing for a new JavaScript website project, I knew it needed an ESLint config to keep my code linted and clean. So I installed ESLint the usual way, answered a few questions to customize my install, and I went along my merry way.

Here’s how to fix “Parsing error: Unexpected token” errors from ESLint when working in Visual Studio Code …

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ESLint and EditorConfig in VSCode

To kick off 2019, I wanted to start the new year off with cleaner code, with more automation and less effort.  This post should help you and your team kick your new year off with consistently beautiful code, too!

Most importantly, read through to the end to find out how to turn on the “auto-format on save” settings for ESLint, which allows auto-fixing of many problems every time a file is saved!

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Nginx all the things!

Developers are increasingly working across multiple projects, and we need a sane method of changing contexts within our local development environment very quickly – or running them all at once – to remain efficient. Keep reading to learn how to run an Nginx proxy on your local machine to shepherd requests to port 80 to other apps running on various ports, using the path of the request to determine which app to forward to.

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