Learning GraphQL: from curious to confident

GraphQL Galaxy
GraphQL Galaxy

GraphQL is a query language for APIs that provides a complete and understandable description of the data in your API while giving clients the power to ask for exactly what they need and nothing more. While there are a number of benefits of GraphQL, there are also various challenges to adopting GraphQL APIs within organisations. So, is GraphQL right for you? If so, where do you get started?

In this workshop, we will take you through the various concepts of GraphQL in a hands-on manner with the objective of helping the audience understand GraphQL as a technology and evaluate if it is the right choice for their project/organisation.

Table of contents:
- What is GraphQL - An overview of the technology and why it exists
- The REST v/s GraphQL debate
- The GraphQL ecosystem - tools and resources
- Project setup (React + Express + Tyk)
- GraphQL concepts: basic hands-on
- GraphQL API management with Tyk
- Schema stitching with Tyk Universal Data Graph
- Conclusion

Buddha Bhattacharya
135 min

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