Posts Tagged: GraphQL

Building Fullstack, Serverless GraphQL APIs in the Cloud

A powerful query language for APIs, GraphQL has long been appreciated for its data-integration capabilities. GraphQL allows developers to extract pertinent data from their APIs without added fluff. In turn, apps can precisely control what data they get. Whereas traditional RESTful setups rely on server requests, GraphQL assumes control of data retrieval. Read more

Comparing Tools For GraphQL Schema Stitching: Hasura vs. Apollo

In the world of microservices, an API could reference tens or more services within a single function. This significantly elevated functionality has unfortunately brought with it some greater complexity.

One way to deal with such complexity is schema stitching. Stitching is a robust process that ties many microservices under a single relational network. Read more

6 Helpful GraphQL Frameworks: FlacheQL, Relay, Apollo, and others

GraphQL is a powerful solution for many users. Having the ability to determine the data returned and the format it’s returned great makes for a robust system, delivering excellent user experience and unmatchable data exchange. That said, GraphQL is not entirely perfect out of the box. Read more

REST vs GraphQL: How Constraints Determine API Style

Much has been said about REST and GraphQL. Unfortunately, these conversations almost always hover around the idea of one being better than the other — more often than not, GraphQL is presented as the next step towards a RESTless world. Read more

Review of Supermodel

Perhaps one of the most important elements of any implementation leveraging data is the actual modeling of the data itself. Data is only useful when it’s understood and contextualized – when it’s ultimately either shared or made into information. Failing to actually model this data in an understandable way is damaging, and can seriously hamper any effort to develop a product. Read more