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React, Reactive Microservices, Kubernetes, GraphQL & gRPC - Announcing Appwish - Fullstack Tutorial Series & Opensource Project

Patryk Jeziorowski on January 04, 2020

Hello everyone! In the next few days, I'll start publishing posts on building Appwish - a platform where people can express their app wi...
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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

BTW. I see lots of Node.js developers interested in contributing - do you guys prefer sticking with Node or you want to learn something new?

For the first two microservices, I used Vert.x - it's a framework for building reactive applications on the JVM.

At its core, it's very similar to Node - it's event-based and uses event loop to process events. However, as it uses JVM languages(Java, Kotlin, Scala...), it's not limited to a single thread as Node - it uses "Multi-Reactor" pattern, where multiple event loops can process events parallelly (the optimal number of loops is based on CPU core number) vertx.io/docs/vertx-core/java/#_re...

As we use microservices, theoretically we could write other services using Node. But nothing is free - adding new languages to the stack comes with some costs.

So, would you like to try Vert.x or rather put some Node microservices to the game?

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Moshe Uminer • Edited on

I can't say that I'm familiar with NodeJS, but I am certainly familiar with javascript. For me, however, I would prefer Vert.x, as I am interested in learning more about the JVM languages / ecosystem.

(disclaimer: while I hope to contribute, I don't know that I will, so I don't know how much my opinion should matter)

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Ricardo el coder

I love Nodejs. But I have a short experience in JAVA. I would like to keep learning more of java. For me it's not a problem learn something new.

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Great to hear that :)

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Ahwin Oghenerukevwe

Hello Patryk,my core Stack is React / Java but I don't working with any language so I wouldn't mind a polyglot environment. Here's my github id: ahwinemman 😉

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I've sent you invite on . Github - feel free to join Slack: join.slack.com/t/appwish/shared_in...

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Vasilis Danias

How come you didn't go with Go lang and went for Vert.x instead?

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Navicstein Rotciv

We choose node

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Meta Verse • Edited on

Hey @pjeziorowski , excited for your App, I'm more of a Java/Microservice guy and would love to contribute in same. I would love to learn Node and Vert.x

Add me as a contributor , my GitHub id is @ashutosh049

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Great. We need Java microservice guys if we go with Vert.x :D

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Percy Vega

Perfect. That's what I do at work. Count me in.

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Paulo Lopes

Hi @pjeziorowski , really good initiative, on the vert.x side, I can also add that vert.x is a polyglot framework, which means that you can use Java and also use JavaScript if you like.

I see that there is interest on JavaScript so if you want to showcase the polyglot aspect, please also look at reactiverse.io/es4x/ which is the successor of the current javascript binding.

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

This reactiverse.io/es4x/ looks dope :) I've never heard of somebody using Vert.x with JS extensively though

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As this comment section gets bigger and bigger it's getting hard to manage - I hope I haven't missed anyone :) If you haven't received the invitation to join project on Github, ping me on SLACK:

join.slack.com/t/appwish/shared_in...

This channel will be also used for talks about development, new features & ideas, so I kindly ask all people involved/interested in contributing to join :)

@rricardotj @ahwinemman @rv1448 @ashutosh049 @narutosanjiv @mfahad1 @ducminh @noelchanwh @krsanty @quangthanh0909 @mojjammil & all others

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Rahul Vangala

Thanks Patryk for sharing slack channel.

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Feel free to join! :)

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Parables

I have to get my hands dirty this year. I have been reading documentation and watching tutorials since 2017 without putting them into practice.

I would be grateful if you could add me as a contributor to this awesome project. Working alongside experts would inspire me a lot and I am sure I will learn more from this project.

GitHub:
github.com/Parables
Email: parables95@gmail.com

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Alexandro Disla

I will learn a lot for sure

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Marcus S. Abildskov • Edited on

You don't have to use Docker Compose as a local dev environment.
When deploying to Kubernetes, you might as well develop directly on it.
Several tools allow you to do this such as Skaffold, Garden & Okteto

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

I've heard about Skaffold before but never used it, I'll definitely give it a closer look.

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AMANULLA CHISHTY

looking forward to this.

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Abey Velangadan

Damn cool stuff! I'm a decade old developer with a perpetual imposter syndrome! Time to get my hands dirty! This project is so exciting. Thanks for doing this! I'm definitely going to learn a lot and hopefully be contributing in a big way as well! Add me please

GitHub account: @avelang
Email address: abey[dot]velangadan[at]gmail[dot]com

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Great! I'll add you soon - you can also join us on Slack :)

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

I'll soon create an organization on GitHub with a task board.

After it's done I'll add you all guys as contributors if you're interested :)

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Maxim Morev

Yeah. Intrested

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Rahul Vangala

A slack channel would greatly help everyone to contribute and form groups to contribute module or necessary feature or idea.

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Yeah, that's a GREAT idea. I had been thinking about this yesterday but didn't have enough time to create one. I'll share an invite link soon :)

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Ahwin Oghenerukevwe

I'm very interested.
Github: github.com/ahwinemman.
Email: ahwinrukevwe@gmail.com

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Jingles (Hong Jing)

Nice! Keep us updated.

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Sure! :)

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Hi Noel, that's great! We lack UX engineers :D

I'll send you an invitation to org. on Github.

I've just created a Slack channel - feel free to join :)
join.slack.com/t/appwish/shared_in...

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Ashok K

Fantastic.

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Navicstein Rotciv

Wow, add me as a contributor, I'll like to contribute too

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Great! Will do

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

I'll need your Github username :)

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Navicstein Rotciv • Edited on

@navicstein is my GitHub username, I'll have to focus more on GitHub now because I've been using Gitlab 🥰

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Sriharsha Chekuri

Interested. Primarily Java Dev. Willing to learn/contribute on vert.x.

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Feel free to join our Slack channel - join.slack.com/t/appwish/shared_in...

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Jonathan Willis

can i get a new link?

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Hina-softwareEngineer • Edited on

I have learnt node and want to to do hands on Project. Your idea is Innovative and much beneficial for people. I want to be a contributer.:)

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

I've sent you an invitation on Github

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Hina-softwareEngineer

Yes, i have seen and accepted. Thanks a lot.

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Sanjiv

Hi Patryk,
I am Node.js/ROR developers, have some experience in Java mainly on Spring framework. I would like to work on Vertx as well, add me as a contributor. My github id is @narutosanjiv

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author • Edited on

Great! Feel free to join Slack channel - join.slack.com/t/appwish/shared_in...

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SaMauto

Love it! If you need more backend/DevOps let me know!

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

@samauto I can add you to the organization on Github if you wish. There will be some tasks on the board soon - you could pick one that suits you :)

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mfahad1

Interested in React, GraphQL. But know much about Java but will be happy to step in JVM world. my GitHub username is mfahad1

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Bruno Paz

Great idea for the App. I had the idea of building something like that for some time, but have other priorities at the moment.

Good luck! ;)

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Thank you! :)

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quangthanh0909

Can you add me as contributor. I'm a Front End developer with ReactJS and sometime worked on NodeJS

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Sure! I'll add you soon

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Rajat Parashar

Let me know when marching the path.

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Will do :)

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Ricardo el coder

Want to collaborate! I'm Nodejs developer

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Nice!

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OMKAR AGRAWAL

Hey, I am just a begginer and I would love to be a part of this great project. Really love the idea.

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Justin

wowww... I love d concept. Would prefer blog posts for less complex tasks and video for more complex stuff.

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Thank you for your opinion! :)

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säthïs

I'm waiting for this to be started to contribute on all *end's. Have to sharp my kubernetes knowledge with this!!

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Andrés

Hi Patryk, where I can find more on how to collaborate? I've a Ruby/React background and I'm interested in GraphQL. Ping me on Twitter if you read this @andresgutgon :)

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G. D. Sintim-Misah

Hello. Am a beginner so I would love to learn and contribute where I can.

Would love to read for Simple tutorials and videos for complex stuff.

Github:
@sintimmisa

Twitter:
@sintimmisa

Tei

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Romaric P.

That's awesome

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Jorge Nunes • Edited on

I am interested. I have very good experience with Java and some experience with RPC, Python, GraphQL. Please add me to the project. I am looking forward to learn new techs.
email: jlpnunes@gmail.com

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Sure! I'll add you to the org. on Github - you can also join Slack channel to get more info.

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Sukhwant Prafullit • Edited on

Interesting. I would join too. I have used Java and micro-services, would like to learn react and graphQL

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Santy Radhakrishnan

Please add me too, if possible.
@krsanty is my git username

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Sure!

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Shubham Rastogi

Hey, I'm a Full Stack developer working on PHP and go as backend and would love to contribute to this open source project and hopefully learn more along the way

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masykurm

Interesting with technology stack involved and the goals especially in vert.x - Put me in as contributors - my github @masykurm

Thanks

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Peter Milne

I’m in. I am the architect on a similar project at an AtTech company in Europe.

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

It would be great to have you on the board :)

We'll be discussing the architecture / plans & tech stack soon on Slack - would be great if you joined us.

join.slack.com/t/appwish/shared_in...

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Gurdeep Advani

Looking forward to learning all technologies involved

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Andrei Dascalu

Sounds great! I've had bits of experience with most of these, would like to learn more!

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protagonist51

Hey @pjeziorowski , I'm interested in react contribution.
My GitHub id- protagonist51

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

I'll send you invite on Github. Feel free to join the Slack channel aswell :)

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Duc-Minh Phan

Sign me in! I am currently a back-end engineer and want to gain experience in other areas. I think we could use TypeScript as well.

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Sent you invite on Github - feel free to also join fresh Slack channel - join.slack.com/t/appwish/shared_in...

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Rahul Vangala

Hello Patryk. I’m a back end developer and really appreciate your idea And efforts. since I’m a back end ETL developer, It would really interesting if I can Contribute. My github account @rv1448

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Great! I've sent you invite on Github.

Feel free to join a new Slack channel as well - join.slack.com/t/appwish/shared_in...

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Pavan Saragadam

add me as contributor :)

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Sure :) I'll add you when organization on Github is done

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Binod Nepali

Interesting project, I want to be a contributor. Is it possible?

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Sure, I just need to finish a few things to make it easy for people to run this locally for development and I'll let you know.

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Mojjammil Khandker | Tanzil

Seems interesting. Please add me as a contributor.

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

Great :) I'll add you soon

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jagadeeswar

I would love to contribute but I am a beginner in react

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Patryk Jeziorowski Author

You can join Slack - join.slack.com/t/appwish/shared_in...

You'll get updates about the project here.

We'll add tasks to Github board, you may find something that suits you soon.

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Aman Vishnani

It would be great if different services are written in different frameworks and programming languages. Simply adds more value towards heterogeneous computing.

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