One question many GraphQL developers come across is how to deal with files in their GraphQL server implementations. In this awesome tutorial, Matic Zavadlal guides you through the process of building a file handling API based on Prisma and AWS S3.
The landscape for server deployment has drastically improved over the past years. A few years ago, it was common practice to SSH into a remote machine and start the server there. Today, there are awesome new tools and abstractions that make server deployment a breeze. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to deploy a GraphQL server and make it available instantly on the web. The tutorial is based on Now, an awesome one-click deployment tool.
Apollo Client for React is moving fast and lots of helpful features are being added! In this article, James Baxley from the Apollo team highlights the most important features of the upcoming React Apollo 2.1 release, among them: a new
Query component (that can be used as an alternative to the familiar
graphql HOC), support for Preact and TypeScript improvements.
The GraphCMS team has started the new year with a big bang: They are going to open source parts of their stack - starting with the web console. Being a CMS, this is a great move as it allows the community to build custom extensions and editors for the content that's fed into the system.
Community & Open Source
HyperGraphQL is a GraphQL interface for querying and serving linked data on the web. It is designed to support federated querying and exposing data from multiple linked data services using GraphQL. The basic response fromat isJSON-LD, which extends the standard JSON with the JSON-LD context enabling semantic disambiguation of the contained data.
In the last episode of the first GraphQL Radio season, Jake Dawkins (lead engineer at Major League Soccer) is on. He talks about how GraphQL is used at MLS as well as how to get started with
apollo-link-state, a new state management solution for React.