Tools & Open Source
In a fun, short talk describing how he tried out GraphQL quickly without needing to overhaul the underlying API and setup at the time, Brian Douglas shares his experience using a GraphQL wrapper on a REST API. The presentation highlights how effective sampling can be for both hip hop and development.
Ben Awad and a fellow Patreon, dive into a live coding session where they attempt to combine multiple endpoints and disparate databases into a single unified GraphQL service. The video does a great job of showing some techniques and problems you encounter while taking on some advanced GraphQL concepts.
This blog post explores the different GraphQL libraries, such as Apollo and Urql, that keep track of cache data. He shares some insight on the benefits and tradeoffs on client-side parsing of your queries. This post also demonstrates the real use cases for the new micro-graphql-react library which helps with non-searched data and soft resetting search results.