Nilson is a full-stack web developer who has been working with computers and the web for over a decade. A former hardware technician, and network administrator. Nilson is now currently co-founder and developer of a company developing web applications for the construction industry. You can also find Nilson on the SitePoint Forums as a mentor.
How can you run code without servers? Learn all about serverless functions, their pros and cons, and situations where you might want to use them.
Learn the basics of using forms in React: how to allow users to add or edit info, and how to work with input controls, validation, and 3rd-party libraries.
Prepare for React interview questions that are key to understanding and working effectively with React, with additional links for further learning.
Nilson Jacques explains how to install the Deno runtime and how to create a command-line weather program to return a city's weather forecast.
When should you choose Node over its newer, secure runtime rival, Deno? Understand the differences between Deno and Node.js, as well as the similarities.
Nilson Jacques shows how to use NGINX as a reverse proxy for a Node.js app and to handle the static resources, and he then shows how to configure SSL.
Let's take a look and see how you can start taking advantage of TypeScript's static typing and class-based components in your Vue.js code today.
Nilson takes a shot at convincing you that using Vue.js doesn’t have to be a headache, and will help you write better code faster, even for basic projects.
Learn about the benefits of using Axios, a promise-based HTTP client with an easy-to-use API that can be used in both the browser and Node.js.
Symbols, a new primitive type, are one of the lesser-known features of ES6. Nonetheless, they can come in quite handy, as Nilson Jacques demonstrates.
In this week's editorial, Nilson Jacques asks whether JS benchmark results are all they're cracked up to be, and should we be bothered about speed anyway?
Nilson Jacques takes a look at how SitePoint uses peer review to help ensure we publish high-quality content, and gives you the opportunity to get involved.
Nilson Jacques explains why 2016 has been a good year for Vue.js and why you should check it out, in his end-of-year editorial.
Nilson Jacques takes a look at the recent announcement of Yarn package manager, what it has to offer, and whether it's worth making the switch.
File bundling is the norm for JS apps these days. With the adoption of the HTTP/2 protocol, Nilson Jacques asks whether its time to rethink this practice.