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An introduction to GraphQL

Presented at Facebook Developer Circles GDL chapter meetup in February 28th

Fernando Perales

February 28, 2018

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  1. Who is that GraphQL all my friends are talking about?

    #developercircles #devc @FerPeralesM GraphQL 101
  2. Software Engineer Senior Software Engineer @ michelada.io FLOSS advocate Heavy

    Metal and Beer lover Host the RubyGDL community Co-founder @ Railsbridge México In Gregory Sallust I trust #developercircles #devc @FerPeralesM
  3. Goal: get the name of all the tracks from a

    playlist called “Starred” created by an specific user #developercircles #devc @FerPeralesM
  4. Do an intensive operation in our backend (searching for the

    playlist with the “Starred” name) #developercircles #devc @FerPeralesM
  5. And getting three big payloads with unnecessary data* *for our

    needs #developercircles #devc @FerPeralesM
  6. GraphQL is, as the name might suggest, a query language

    #developercircles #devc @FerPeralesM