Get to grips with GraphQL
In a world where APIs and REST are the way that we can communicate with services, it can become an arduous task to get to the information you need. For example if you look at a single tweet, obtained from Twitter’s API, you will so a stack of information that you don’t need! If only there was a way to query this data to get just what you need. Enter Facebook’s GraphQL language. A language specification that solves the same problem that SQL did for Relational Databases. In this presentation, Mark Drew will go through the fundamentals of the Query Language, structure, use cases and how we can get started with consuming and creating GraphQL endpoints.
About Mark Drew
Mark has been programming the web since 1996. His career has concentrated on eCommerce, Content Management and Application Scalability.
He runs CMD, a Web Development Consultancy that helps clients all round the world develop, deploy and deliver high end applications.
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