Latest Backend Schema Design posts

September 13, 2022

Continuously improve your graph with field-level usage and health metrics from Apollo Studio.

Planning for change requires graph maintainers to tread carefully – the more you know about how your schema is being used, the more confidently and quickly you can move. With the new Field Insights page in Apollo Studio, safe and rapid innovation of your graph just got a whole lot easier.

September 1, 2022

Generated GraphQL Schemas and Schema Design

GraphQL is a type-safe language for APIs. A common misunderstanding is that GraphQL is another complete query language, like SQL, which allows you to search, filter, and select all the objects in a database. Instead, GraphQL should be thought of as a way to specify the types of data available and the specific operations users […]

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 […]

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December 8, 2021

Designing Your First GraphQL Schema

by Ceora Ford

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