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Articles

GraphQL 2021

Earlier this week the first release of the GraphQL spec, ratified by the GraphQL Foundation, was released to the public. Lee Byron goes over why it took over 3 years since the last ratified release, what's new in the 2021 spec and what's next!

What we can learn from GraphQL Conf 2021

Leonardo Losoviz wrote up a great summary of GraphQL Conf 2021, which took place a couple of weeks ago. He watched all of the recordings and summarized talks on schema stitching, federation, architecture, and more.

TIL: How to use GraphQL variables to give my queries type safety

Salma Alam-Naylor explains how using GraphQL variables adds an extra layer of protection for your APIs by adding type safety and providing more documentation to your users. And then she dives deeper into what is and isn't possible using variables.

Monitoring and tuning federated GraphQL performance on AWS Lambda

Krzysztof Lis wrote a guest series on the AWS Compute blog about IMDb's journey from a monolithic REST API to GraphQL. The third, and final, article goes into detail on how they are monitoring their AWS Lambda based API and what steps they have taken to tune performance.

Events

GraphQL Summit | Nov 10-11

Two days packed with talks, panels, roundtables, workshops, and more. The event is virtual, registration is free and you'll hear from some of the most active companies in the GraphQL ecosystem.