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Setting up Apollo Server with Restify

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This is the Restify 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.

npm install apollo-server-restify


import restify from 'restify';
import { graphqlRestify, graphiqlRestify } from 'apollo-server-restify';

const PORT = 3000;

const server = restify.createServer({
  title: 'Apollo Server',

const graphQLOptions = { schema: myGraphQLSchema };

server.use(restify.plugins.queryParser());'/graphql', graphqlRestify(graphQLOptions));
server.get('/graphql', graphqlRestify(graphQLOptions));

server.get('/graphiql', graphiqlRestify({ endpointURL: '/graphql' }));

server.listen(PORT, () => console.log(`Listening on ${PORT}`));


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, take a look at the roadmap and make your first PR! Read the CHANGELOG.

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