Create a Scalable Naming System

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  • endless-names

    Random Name generator with over 700B current possibilities, never worry about a project name again!

    I've created some pretty lengthy lists of adverbs and nouns for you to use. You can find them here, or create your own lists if you'd like.

  • Redis

    Redis is an in-memory database that persists on disk. The data model is key-value, but many different kind of values are supported: Strings, Lists, Sets, Sorted Sets, Hashes, Streams, HyperLogLogs, Bitmaps.

    This is the most basic way to use our application, but we're not tracking what we've already used, so we'll need to add some logic to make sure we don't get the same name twice. For this, we'll need a datastore that is as scalable as our application. In this case, we'll use Redis, a very popular and scalable database, and ioRedis, a Node.js wrapper for Redis.

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • node

    Node.js JavaScript runtime :sparkles::turtle::rocket::sparkles:

    The first thing we need to do is initialize our Node.js application. To do this quickly, lets run npm init -y in our project directory. This will create a generic package.json file for us, and we can edit it to our liking later.

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