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July 21, 2021

Apollo Workbench: A Better Way to Design Federated Graphs

I’ve been helping companies develop their graph using Apollo Federation for over two years now, and it’s amazing to see all the different applications they’ve enabled. In developing one graph, companies often struggle to define a process for effectively governing changes to the federated schema. Some companies use a Google doc, while others use a […]

July 9, 2021

Federation in Odyssey

One of the very best ways to improve your product is to use it yourself. We’ve been using Apollo Client and Server libraries internally at Apollo for ages. Still, it wasn’t until we released Odyssey (the Apollo learning platform) that we realized we had the perfect opportunity to use Apollo Federation to consolidate our efforts […]

May 13, 2021

Using Subscriptions with Your Federated Data Graph

Apollo Federation allows teams to take a declarative approach to build out distributed GraphQL architectures. What’s more, it allows teams to divide and manage portions of the data graph’s schema based on separation of concern, so they can work independently on different products and features that are powered by a single data graph. This approach […]

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November 9, 2020

Caching Strategies in a Federated GraphQL Architecture

by Kyle Schrade

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September 7, 2021

What is it like to interview with Apollo? (part 2 of 2)

by Chris Shaw