November 25, 2021

What is a Graph Database? | Why GraphQL is Not a Graph Database

GraphQL is a query language and a server-side runtime (typically served over HTTP). However, you may have also heard of graph databases. What does GraphQL have to do with graph databases? Not so much. In this post, we’ll clear up any confusion you may have about GraphQL and graph databases by learning about what graph […]

Khalil Stemmler
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November 24, 2021

5 Reasons Why I Joined Apollo GraphQL

For those of you who know me best, I certainly don’t take things at face value. I prefer to take a measured approach to decision-making and especially when it comes to making my next career move. Here’s how I went about it. For me, it all starts with trying to identify what the next “big […]

November 19, 2021

GraphQL Summit Recap: Everything We Launched

GraphQL Summit welcomed more than 10,000 developers and engineering leaders virtually on November 10 & 11 for two days of sessions, panels, and workshops. New for the fall Summit, attendees could choose from two session tracks (Build and Scale) on Day 1. The Build Track offered best practices for building, testing, and maintaining GraphQL. The […]

November 18, 2021

Using GraphQL with Ruby on Rails

Objective: Learn how to create a new project with Ruby on Rails and GraphQL while setting it up to use React and Apollo. The focus is on getting the API running and executing a query.  Introduction Ruby on Rails is an MVC (model, view, controller) framework that you can use to build web applications using […]

November 17, 2021

Announcing Apollo Internships for 2022

Apollo GraphQL is busy! With millions of downloads of our open source product every week, customers like Walmart, Peloton, and Netflix (just to name a few), and our recent $1.5 billion valuation, this is an exciting time to be working at Apollo. If you are looking for a 2022 internship at a company tackling interesting […]


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