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GraphQL Workshop

  • CodeBase Edinburgh CodeBase Ltd (map)

Getting started with GraphQL in just one day!

Date: 6th February 2019
Venue: CodeBase
Cost: £250

Email michael@biggles.io if interested in attending.

Interested in learning GraphQL? Or having a hard time to get started? Perfect! In this one-day hands on workshop you'll learn how to setup and use GraphQL in your next JavaScript project.

This workshop consists of two parts: First you'll learn how to create a GraphQL server with Apollo Server, connect it to a database and play around with the endpoint using GraphQLi. After the "backend" part is covered, you'll create a frontend application using React and Apollo that can extract and mutate data using GraphQL easily.

Prerequisites:
- Laptop
- Node, 7.6.0 or above
- npm, or yarn
- Git
- Postgres DB or MongoDB
- JavaScript knowledge
- React knowledge

Structure:
- What is GraphQL
- Basics of GraphQL queries
- Basics of GraphQL mutations
- Connecting to a database
- Advanced GraphQL queries
- Setup React Apollo
- Execute queries with React
- Execute mutations with React
- Questions

About the instructor:

Roy Derks is a startup CTO and Senior Frontend Developer at the City of Amsterdam. In his "spare" time he likes to share his knowledge with the JavaScript community on Twitter and during meetups, workshops and conferences. 

https://twitter.com/gethackteam


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