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Best Practices for Designing Federated GraphQL Schemas

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What you'll learn

Watch on-demand as Mandi Wise, Solutions Architect at Apollo, talks about designing federated GraphQL schemas. Whether you’re just getting started with Apollo Federation or live in production, she shared best practices for designing schemas that will scale across teams and future use cases.

  1. Design an expressive, demand-oriented schema for your federated data graph that enhances predictability for API consumers through good governance practices

  2. Build your schema with developer ergonomics in mind, including establishing naming conventions and handling nullability and abstract types

  3. Use observability tools to understand how your schema is being used and make informed choices about how to evolve it safely over time, including handling deprecation and managing breaking changes

Meet the speakers

Mandi Wise
Solutions Architect

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