A weekly newsletter of the best news, articles and projects about GraphQL


Navigating backwards compatibility in GraphQL

GraphQL's backwards compatibility features empower developers to maintain code stability across releases. Author Preston Pham explores how these features can be leveraged to seamlessly evolve APIs without breaking existing client applications. Preston demonstrates how to utilize schema mutations and optimistic updates to gracefully handle API changes, ensuring seamless transitions for both developers and users.

How To Work With GraphQL In WordPress In 2024

In a practical guide for WordPress developers, author Leonardo Losoviz investigates the workings of GraphQL in the context of WordPress. He explains how GraphQL simplifies data fetching from WordPress, enabling developers to build performant and flexible frontend applications. He highlights the advantages of using GraphQL over traditional REST APIs, emphasizing its improved data fetching efficiency and schema-driven approach. Losoviz provides step-by-step instructions on implementing GraphQL in WordPress, making it accessible to both beginners and experienced developers.

API Testing Trends 2024

In their article, "API Testing Trends 2024," the authors delve into the evolving landscape of API testing. They argue that GraphQL testing poses unique challenges due to its schema-driven approach and real-time data fetching. They explore various testing tools and techniques specifically tailored for GraphQL APIs. They emphasize the importance of mutation testing and introspection for ensuring comprehensive coverage. The authors conclude by highlighting the need for continuous testing and feedback loops in the GraphQL development process.

A brief history of web development. And why your framework doesn't matter.

From static pages to interactive applications, the history of web development has been a constant evolution. Author Bahaa Zidan explores the key milestones that have shaped the field, from the emergence of client-server architecture to the rise of JavaScript frameworks. The author emphasizes the pivotal role of GraphQL in enabling flexible and decentralized data fetching, significantly impacting modern web development. Zidan argues that GraphQL represents a paradigm shift, empowering developers to build scalable and adaptable applications that meet the demands of today's dynamic web landscape.

Tools & Open Source

Inigo Meets Apigee: Elevate Your GraphQL APIs in Google Cloud

In their article, "APIgee and Inigo: A Perfect Partnership for API Management," author Eric Murphy explores the synergy between APIgee and Inigo for effective API management. He highlights how APIgee's API gateway capabilities seamlessly integrate with Inigo's observability and analytics platform. This combination empowers organizations to monitor, analyze, and optimize their APIs in real-time. Eric emphasizes the importance of centralized API management, particularly in complex environments with multiple teams and applications. Inigo concludes by outlining the benefits of using APIgee and Inigo together to achieve enhanced API governance and efficiency.

Drizzle to GraphQL 🎉

You can now convert Drizzle Schema to GraphQL schema with just one line of code and yes, it's fully customisable!


Meetup, GraphQL London, April 30th

Well, that's embarrassing. In last weeks newsletter we included a link to the London GraphQL Meetup, but shared the wrong date. To make up for this blunder, here's we'll have another go at this: London GraphQL Meetup, Tuesday, April 30th, starting at 7pm,it's going to be awesome, there's great speakers, pizza and if you can make it, you should definitely go!

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