A couple of days ago, a Twitter thread claimed that GraphQL was a trap. Marc-André took the time to take a closer look and clear up some misconceptions.
Tim takes a look at the history and, more importantly, the people who helped make GraphQL the powerful technology it is today. Then, it'll take you on a journey from its beginnings at Facebook to Sangria, the GraphQL Foundation, and everybody working on the various projects today.
Look at Patrick's article if you're working on a Python application and thinking about adding GraphQL to your stack. It'll walk you through various options and helps you decide which tooling to use and how to implement and expose your new GraphQL endpoint.
Tools & Open Source
Speaking of Python, if you're working with the Hypothesis library for testing, check out its GraphQL plugin. It allows you to generate arbitrary queries for your schema and test those in an automated manner.
Jamie is back with another installment of graphql.wtf, this time showing us how to generate a DocumentNode automatically for GraphQL operations and the typescript signature it represents for better use with GraphQL clients.