Build a real-time chat application with Nestjs and PostgreSQL

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  • Chat-with-Nestjs

    The code for this tutorial is available on my Github repository. Feel free to clone it as you follow the steps. Let's begin!

  • SQLAlchemy

    The Database Toolkit for Python

    We can now set up our Postgres database to store our user records with our server setup. First, we'll use TypeORM (Object Relational Mapper) to connect our database with our application. To begin, we'll need to create a database with the following steps. First, switch to the system's Postgres user account.

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    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!

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


  • Nest

    A progressive Node.js framework for building efficient, scalable, and enterprise-grade server-side applications on top of TypeScript & JavaScript (ES6, ES7, ES8) 🚀

    NestJS is a Node.js framework for creating fast, testable, scalable, loosely coupled server-side applications that use TypeScript. It takes advantage of powerful HTTP server frameworks such as Express or Fastify. Nest adds a layer of abstraction to Node.js frameworks and exposes their APIs to developers. It supports database management systems like PostgreSQL and MySQL. NestJS also offers dependency injections Websockets and APIGetaways.

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