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How to migrate from REST to GraphQL

Company: Apollo Graph

For teams moving to GraphQL for the first time, there is often a temptation to either autogenerate your GraphQL schema or mimic your REST API patterns. But the real benefit of GraphQL comes from rethinking your API design to be demand-driven based on your clients’ needs. Watch this tech talk on-demand from Michael Watson, Developer Advocate at Apollo GraphQL, on schema design best practices when migrating from REST to GraphQL.

What you'll learn:

  • How to rethink your approach to APIs when you migrate from REST to GraphQL
  • Best practices for developing GraphQL schemas on top of existing REST APIs
  • How to build a GraphQL API using Apollo Server and Apollo Workbench that connects to your existing REST APIs
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