Hapi

Setting up Apollo Server with Hapi

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This is the Hapi integration of Apollo Server. Apollo Server is a community-maintained open-source Apollo Server that works with all Node.js HTTP server frameworks: Express, Connect, Hapi, Koa and Restify. Read the docs.

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npm install apollo-server-hapi

Usage

With the Hapi plugins graphqlHapi and graphiqlHapi you can pass a route object that includes options to be applied to the route. The example below enables CORS on the /graphql route.

The code below requires Hapi 17 or higher.

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import Hapi from 'hapi';
import { graphqlHapi } from 'apollo-server-hapi';

const HOST = 'localhost';
const PORT = 3000;

async function StartServer() {
const server = new Hapi.server({
host: HOST,
port: PORT,
});

await server.register({
plugin: graphqlHapi,
options: {
path: '/graphql',
graphqlOptions: {
schema: myGraphQLSchema,
},
route: {
cors: true,
},
},
});

try {
await server.start();
} catch (err) {
console.log(`Error while starting server: ${err.message}`);
}

console.log(`Server running at: ${server.info.uri}`);
}

StartServer();

Principles

Apollo Server is built with the following principles in mind:

  • By the community, for the community: Apollo Server’s development is driven by the needs of developers
  • Simplicity: by keeping things simple, Apollo Server is easier to use, easier to contribute to, and more secure
  • Performance: Apollo Server is well-tested and production-ready - no modifications needed

Anyone is welcome to contribute to Apollo Server, just read CONTRIBUTING.md, take a look at the roadmap and make your first PR!

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