System Design

Azure functions with Swagger and OpenAPI

What is OpenAPI specification? This is a specification for machine-readable interface files for describing, producing, consuming and visualizing RESTful web services. Apparently, this was earlier part of the Swagger framework, it became a separate project sometime in 2016 overseen by the Open API initiative, an open-source collaboration project of the Linux Foundation. I am not trying to sound clever here. That’s all taken from wikipedia as I just wanted to give you an idea of what it is without having to leave this post....

September 19, 2021 · 5 min · 952 words

Client Side Search for your Hugo Blog with Fuse.js

Featured Image is “Search!” by Jeffrey Beall is licensed with CC BY-ND 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit In an earlier post about migrating from wordpress to self hosted on Azure, I took you through some steps to host a blog on Hugo. But I don’t know if you realised the blog didn’t have a search function. I couldn’t really search for articles! That I felt was a step back from my wordpress blog where I had the ability to search....

May 1, 2021 · 8 min · 1620 words

React aka Reactjs

So last week I did a little example app following instructions by Brad Traversy. To give credit where credit is due, I have linked his video right here in my post. I’m going to share the gist of what I learned here as part of this post. Because sometimes, you might just want to get an overview, you may not want to get hands on and start coding. This is a very high level overview of some of the concepts....

January 23, 2021 · 9 min · 1882 words · eakangk