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Building a GraphQL API by Example: Restaurant Reviews (part 2: The Backend)

November 30, 2018  10 minute read  

I’m currently in the middle of building a restaurant review API driven by GraphQL. So far, I’ve looked at the needs of the front end and developed the schema. Now, I need to take a look at the back end. I’m building the API within the AWS cloud. How do I store the data?

Building a GraphQL API by Example: Restaurant Reviews (part 1: The Schema)

November 15, 2018  10 minute read  

I’m loving GraphQL for my apps. It removes the ever shifting requirements that I implemented when I was doing “REST-like” backends and removes the complexity of having to do BFF (Backend for your Frontend) and the maintenance headaches that come with such architectures.