FullStack Twitter Clone

FullStack Twitter Clone

Twitter is one of the most popular social media platforms in the world, with over 330 million active users as of 2021. If you are interested in building a Twitter-like application, this tutorial will guide you through the process of building a FullStack Twitter Clone using the latest technologies.

Link to Course: https://learn.piyushgarg.dev/learn/twitter-clone?COUPON=EARLY_BIRD


In this tutorial, we will create a FullStack Twitter Clone that allows users to create and post tweets, follow other users, and like, and view their own profiles and the profiles of other users.

Tech Stack

  • Node.js for our backend code would run the graphql server inside the node.js environment.

  • GraphQL for our API provides a flexible and efficient way to define and query our data model.

  • Prisma ORM for our database ORM, which provides a type-safe and easy-to-use interface for interacting with our PostgreSQL database.

  • PostgreSQL is our database, which is a powerful and reliable relational database system.

  • Supabase for hosting and managing cloud Postgresql db.

  • Redis for query caching on the server side and increasing query speeds

  • Google OAuth for Sign in with Google

  • JSON WEB TOKENS for authentication

  • Next.js for our front end is a popular framework for building React applications with server-side rendering and optimized performance.

  • TailwindCSS for styling and reusable components.

  • Codegen for typesafe graphql queries and mutations.

  • Graphql-Request as API client for client-server communication

  • React-Query for client-side data caching and query caching

  • Typescript to maintain code quality and write type-safe code.

  • Amazon Web Services for storage and deployments.


To follow along with this tutorial, you will need the following:

  • Basic programming knowledge

  • Min 6 months of experience with Node.js and Express

  • Beginner-level experience with React and NextJS

  • Overview of Graphql (Optional)

Learning Outcomes

After this course, learners would have a strong hands-on over several latest technologies, tools and programming practices such as:

  • How to use Graphql with Express

  • How to use PrismaORM with Node and PostgreSQL

  • How relational DBs work and how to make relations in SQL database

  • Complex Joins and Lookups in SQL using Prisma ORM

  • Client Query Caching with React Query

  • On-Demand Query Invalidation

  • Server Side Data Fetching and Rendering with Next.js SSR

  • How to Implement OAuth from Scratch

  • Creating Custom Hook Wrappers around React Query

  • Redis Caching to increase query speeds

  • Configuring and Setting up Custom S3 Bucket Policy on AWS

  • Uploading Media to AWS S3 using Pre-Signed URLs

  • Working in Typesafe code check with Typescript and Codegen

Link to Course: https://learn.piyushgarg.dev/learn/twitter-clone?COUPON=EARLY_BIRD

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