Abstract You’ve probably heard of GraphQL, but with so many opinions out there on the internet, it can be hard to figure out if it’s worth your time or something you should be using. In this talk, we’ll be discussing what GraphQL is, when are appropriate use cases for it, and why it’s a great … Read More
Next.js is a framework for serving React-based single-page applications. In this article, I'll show you why people are using it as a way to accelerate the speed of launching React applications, improve search indexing, and pre-rendering of static content.
Abstract GraphQL offers the enticing promise of enabling developers to design and evolve an API in a product-focused way while allowing clients to query data from a single endpoint and from any number backing data sources. But as GraphQL adoption gains traction across teams, a company may soon find itself in a scenario where it … Read More
Check out our YouTube playlist to watch all the talks from Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2020. Abstract A RESTful API and a GraphQL API are often viewed as two interchangeable approaches to achieve the same thing, make data available to a client. After building out a clinical trial matching API to help match patients … Read More
The Representative State Transfer (REST) protocol has been the king of remote access protocols for web applications for well over a decade. The general pattern: expose “nouns” (Customers, Activities, Employees, Tasks, Sasquatches) as URLs (/api/sasquatch/32) and access them via HTTP “verbs” such as “GET”, “POST” (create), “PUT” (update), or “DELETE” (umm, well…). The content type … Read More
Abstract GraphQL is a client/server API specification for submitting queries, updates and subscribing to data, and it’s been an interesting replacement technology for JSON in single page applications. Originally created for the Facebook application in 2012, it began life serving the graph of connections between people, posts, and other related data. Ultimately, Facebook open-sourced the … Read More
GraphQL is a client/server API specification for submitting queries, updates and subscribing to data, and it’s been an interesting replacement technology for JSON in single page applications.