GraphQL? Here is what you need to know! — Syntax Podcast 027

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Jan 10th, 2018

GraphQL? Here is what you need to know!

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02:40

  • What is GraphQL anyways?
  • GraphQL Relational Data

04:45

  • How is it different than REST?

08:30

  • GraphQL's self documenting Nature

09:20

  • You don't need to replace your existing REST api
  • It can sit infront of multiple APIs

10:00

11:50

13:30

  • Why we like Apollo
  • Setup is amazingly fast

15:00

  • Pagination
  • Refreshing of data

18:00

  • The GraphQL Core Concepts
  • Queries
  • Mutations
  • Filtering and Sorting
  • It's not really a query language

21:00

  • How do you say Schema?

22:00

  • More on Resolvers

22:50

  • Mutations
  • Updating the cache

27:00

  • Using with existing APIs
  • Do you have two schemas now? One for MongoDB and one for GraphQL?

35:00

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53:00

  • Apollo Link
  • Apollo VS Redux

56:00

  • Graphiql

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