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GraphQL Projects [Video]

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Learn
  • Go from merely knowing about GraphQL and become an expert at building several GraphQL projects using React.
  • How to Remove thousands of lines of Redux boilerplate and replace it with Apollo even without using the GraphQL backend.
  • Use Apollo Cache effectively to avoid unnecessary round-trips and provide a smooth experience for your end users.
  • Create your own GraphQL backend on any cloud—with minimal effort.
  • Easily turn any data you have into real-time applications—without using third-party services or cumbersome manual polling.
About

Are you a frontend developer looking for a simpler way to interact with the server side? As SPA applications becomes increasingly more complex it’s critical to being able to ease the load on your end user devices without sacrificing user experience for other client of your API.

This course will teach you GraphQL design principles and what makes it different from REST while creating real-world projects. You will build a job board application using Apollo Client for React and know how to use it. Create a chat application and dive deep into its advanced topics such as Authentication/Authorization and Real-time Subscriptions. In the last application we will look at how you can use Apollo client in combination with REST APIs.

By the end of the course, you will know how to create real world GraphQL effectively and apply those skills at your job.

The code bundle for this course is available at - https://github.com/PacktPublishing/GraphQL-Projects

Style and Approach

This course focuses on practical aspects and building real-world projects, but supplies a little theory when necessary to explain the concepts. Each important topic is taught by applying it to building real-world applications using GraphQL

Features
  • Build GraphQL projects from scratch using your prior React knowledge.
  • Simplify the state management layer of your React application by removing all the boilerplate.
  • Use the latest version of React with hooks and Apollo client(2.5) with added support for hooks.
Course Length 1 hour 57 minutes
ISBN 9781789536607
Date Of Publication 29 Apr 2019

Authors

Maxim Filimonov

Maxim Filimonov is a full-stack software engineer with over a decade of experience in various industries. He has been part of large enterprises and world-renowned consultancies, and a core team member of multiple startups. For the last 2.5 years Maxim has been focusing on mentoring other developers as part of the Thinkful Inc. online coding bootcamp and his own company: Reify Academy. Maxim has been using GraphQL on various projects for the last 1.5 years and have also helped several of his students implement GraphQL projects.

He holds a Master of Computer Science degree from Bauman Moscow State Technical University and has spoken about GraphQL at several meetups in Australia. Outside his work, his main passion is personal development, mindfulness, and travel. You can find him meditating/dancing all over the World.