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November 12, 2020

The Evolution of GraphQL at Scale

Most organizations’ adventures with GraphQL start with one team looking for a way to solve one of the most significant frontend development problems in a microservice architecture: how to get all the data your app needs without making a million and one service calls. For a frontend engineer, that promise of getting all the data […]

November 4, 2020

Schema Services: Transitioning Towards a Federated Architecture

The reality for most large organizations adopting Federation is that the architecture sitting behind it is… messy. In this article, I will introduce the concept of schema services and demonstrate how they can provide an easier transition towards a federated architecture. From a jumble of modern and legacy services, different tech stacks, data sources, platforms, […]

June 21, 2016

How to structure GraphQL server code

GraphQL’s value proposition for full-stack and frontend developers is pretty clear. It provides the missing layer of abstraction between backends and frontends. GraphQL is incredibly easy to use on the client, but writing a good GraphQL server can be a bit more work, and can sometimes be tricky. Having built a couple of GraphQL servers while […]

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June 15, 2021

Apollo Sandbox: an open GraphQL IDE for local development

by Vivek Ravishankar