Interview: GraphQL at Shopify with Evan Huus

Hey everyone! I’m back with another interview, and this time I got an opportunity to sit down with Evan Huus, the developer lead on the API Patterns team at Shopify. Evan’s team is responsible for the GraphQL API at Shopify. We got to talk about a range of different topics such as: The success story … [Read more…]

Should You Use GraphQL For Your MVP/POC?

Startups and large corporations alike know the concept of an MVP or a POC. These are important tools when attempting to determine the viability of a concept without sinking a lot of unnecessary time, money, and energy into the idea. This brings us to the question I want to explore today:¬†does GraphQL make sense for … [Read more…]

Dispelling Common Misconceptions About GraphQL

There seem to be a lot of misconceptions about GraphQL out there. Let’s take a look at a few of them and I’ll do my best to address them. Misconception #1: GraphQL exposes my whole database! Reality: GraphQL gives you fine-grained control over what data you expose This is probably the most common misconception that … [Read more…]