Archive for the ‘graphql’ Category

How to Build a Simple Blog Using React and GraphQL

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This article was sponsored by Cosmic JS. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a simple blog using React, GraphQL and Cosmic JS. This is going to be the fastest and mos...

A Front End Developer’s Guide to GraphQL

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No matter how large or small your application is, you’ll have to deal with fetching data from a remote server at some point. On the front end, this usually involves hitting a REST endpoint, transforming the response, caching it, and updating your UI....

REST 2.0 Is Here and Its Name Is GraphQL

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GraphQL is a query language for APIs. Although it's fundamentally different than REST, GraphQL can replace serve as an alternative to REST that offers performance, a great developer experience, and very powerful tools. Throughout this article, we're go...

Declarative Data Fetching with GraphQL

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The following is a guest post by Nilan Marktanner from Graph.cool. I don't know about y'all but I've spent plenty of time in my career dealing with REST API's. It's a matter of always trying to figure out what URL to hit, what data to expect back, and ...

Creating a GraphQL Server with Node.js and MongoDB

Requesting data from the server on the client side is not a new concept. It allows an application to load data without having to refresh the page. This is most used in single page applications, which instead of getting a rendered page from the server, ...

GraphQL Overview: Build a to-Do List API with a React Front-End

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Imagine you want to bake a cake by following a recipe. You'll need a few ingredients, and a right quantity for each of them. What if you could get a box with all the ingredients your recipe requires, already measured and weighted to match your recipe? ...

Bluff Your Way through React at the Dev Christmas Party

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If you're thinking of using React but are overwhelmed by the number of resources, have given up resisting the noise, or just want to keep abreast of the state of things, read on. If you already use React, hate React, still want to resist React…read o...