3. Follow-along: Querying with Apollo Sandbox

Querying with Apollo Sandbox

Apollo Sandbox is an environment that gives you the ability to explore a API. It's a special mode of Apollo Studio that helps with development. Sandbox loads a running 's schema. Like the one we're about to explore!

Head over to : https://studio.apollographql.com/sandbox/explorer

Connect to the API by pasting this link to the top left (right next to "Sandbox")


Let's check out the Explorer together!

🎯 Goal: Build a for this mockup:

Mockup of the homepage

  1. Add the Query from left sidebar (click on + icon). This will start to build our in the middle section.

  2. Rename query Query to a better : query HomepageLocations

    Tip: We use PascalCase for ! Clear operation names will be helpful when we analyze our metrics later on.

  3. Add the locations .

    query HomepageLocations {
    locations {
  4. Add the name .

    query HomepageLocations {
    locations {
  5. Run the !

Let's finish the rest of it in the next lesson.


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