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A GraphQL SDL Reference

GraphQL schemas for a service are now most often specified using what’s known as the GraphQL SDL (schema definition language), also sometimes referred to as…

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Building a Simple Express-based GraphQL Server Using graphql-yoga

Another great tool was recently released by the folks behind the Graphcool framework: graphql-yoga 🧘. It provides an abstraction on top of Apollo’s apollo-server-express, the…

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Permissions in Graphcool

We’ve had a first look at the Graphcool framework, then a look at functions with the framework, so let’s now take a look at another…

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Hook, Subscription & Resolver Functions With Graphcool

Using the Graphcool Framework, it’s really easy to create functions for validating or manipulating data, extend the base CRUD API or perform some backend logic…

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Getting Started With the Graphcool Framework

Graphcool, a popular GraphQL backend as a service solution recently moved away from the pure BaaS model and into an open source model instead with…

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Introspection Queries With GraphQL

With GraphQL you can run introspection queries to learn about the available fields and types of a GraphQL schema. That introspection capability is also what…

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An Introduction to GraphQL Queries

Queries in GraphQL are analogous to REST’s GET and they allow to ask the server for the data we need. Contrary to REST however, we…

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Running TypeScript Scripts With Ease with ts-node

While not for everybody, TypeScript, as well as other strongly typed languages, have been gaining in popularity. With TypeScript being a superset of JavaScript, using…

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Setting Up a New TypeScript Project

It’s easy to work with TypeScript when using a starter project or a tool like the Angular CLI, but what about a simple TypeScript project…

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Introduction to Enums in TypeScript

Enums are a TypeScipt data type that allow the organization of number-based collections of unique identifiers. Here’s how to define a simple enum: enum Transport…

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