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


Announcing Hasura GraphQL Engine 2.0!

Hasura recently announced version 2.0 of their core product, Hasura GraphQL Engine. It is entirely backwards compatible with Hasura 1.x while also introducing fundamental changes inside the GraphQL engine. The new features include options for multiple database connections, support for REST, authorization enhancements, and much more. Read on to find out more about what's new in Hasura GraphQL Engine 2.0!


Introducing Odyssey, the Apollo Learning Platform

Apollo has just announced Odyssey, a free, hands-on learning tool to help developers become more familiar with the Apollo stack. Each Odyssey course is a collection of approachable lessons that walks developers through a particular Apollo topic. Lessons are presented in both video and text, and they’re lightly seasoned with questions and code challenges to help reinforce understanding. Check out the new Odyssey platform to see how you can level up with Apollo.


Dgraph launches Slash GraphQL, a GraphQL-native database Backend-as-a-Service

Dgraph Labs has just announced the launch of Slash GraphQL, a fully managed GraphQL backend service powered by Dgraph itself. The new service goes beyond just a managed Dgraph solution and tackles some of the hard parts of operating GraphQL backends. With Slash GraphQL, users are able to point to a GraphQL schema and have a backend deployed with the click of a button. Read on to find out more about what Slash GraphQL has to offer.

Announcing our $25M Series B financing

Hasura has just announced a new round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. The Series B round totals $25 million and will allow Hasura to focus on a number of key activities such as community building, launching new database integrations, and actively contributing to the open source communities they depend on. Read on to find out more about Hasura's recent funding and their company direction.


Announcing Apollo Client 2.5

Apollo has released Apollo Client 2.5, which now has local state management! The explanatory announcement blog post covers in detail how people can use local state management with the example of products in a shopping cart. The blog post also lightly touches on the other features of Apollo Client 2.5, including code splitting, local subscriptions, and the @export directive.


Using GraphQL Nexus with a Database

The culmination of Prisma's three part series on code-first development (Part 1 and Part 2 are good prerequisite reading), this article discusses how GraphQL Nexus can be connected to a database using the nexus-prisma plugin. Both an overview and containing an optional tutorial, the post is a great way to try out the new plugin and learn more about the code-first approach.


Introducing GraphQL Nexus: Code-First GraphQL Server Development

Following up on their piece, "The Problem with Schema-First GraphQL Server Development", Prisma has announced GraphQL Nexus, for code-first GraphQL server development. The blog post offers an introduction to using the tool and some recommended best practices.


A New GraphQL Weekly Site ?

It's 2019, and GraphQL Weekly is back and with a makeover! The new GraphQL Weekly features a fresh site redesign, the ability to query the GraphQL Weekly backlog in the GraphQL playground, and an official GraphQL Weekly submission form, to consolidate how the newsletter gets tips on all of the amazing GraphQL projects and news happening around the internet! You can see all of the fun updates on the brand new site: https://www.graphqlweekly.com

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