GraphQL

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 6:00 pm

GraphQL is seeing rapid adoption in software community. Yet there are still many challenges to operating a GraphQL API in production and few real world examples of how to tackle them. Newcomers are often on their own for concerns such as:

• Authorization and authentication

• Batch loading data

• Query complexity issues

• Project structure and organization

In this talk I’ll discuss why Bustle rewrote our entire backend in GraphQL, what worked, what didn’t, and how we solved challenges along the way