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August 29, 2022

Schema-First vs Code-Only GraphQL

When creating a GraphQL server there are two artifacts required by the GraphQL engine: a schema, which defines all the types and fields, and the resolvers, which are the collection of functions that are called to return the data for those types. Since GraphQL can be implemented in many different programming languages, there are of […]

September 7, 2022

How manages PCI compliance with GraphQL

Let’s consider the core promise of GraphQL: Get exactly what you need and nothing more with a single query. Does it sound amazing? Absolutely. But if you’ve ever tried to implement GraphQL for an entire engineering team, you’ve probably realized that it’s not quite as simple as it sounds to achieve. For any dev in […]

October 26, 2021

Where Does GraphQL Fit In the Stack? – Modern App Development with GraphQL

GraphQL is a popular language, and it’s getting more popular by the day. We hear front-end developers, mobile developers, and back-end developers talking about GraphQL. So it’s clear that developers use GraphQL across the stack. But where exactly does GraphQL fit in the stack, and what benefits do you gain by using it? In this […]

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August 3, 2021

Introducing Open Telemetry for Apollo Federation

by Lenny Burdette

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Apollo Changelog: March 20, 2023

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