Talk in English - UK at Dutch PHP Conference 2019
View Slides: https://www.slideshare.net/andrewrota/performant-apis-with-graphql-and-php-dutch-php-2019-149033304
Short URL: https://joind.in/talk/09407 (QR-Code (opens in new window))
GraphQL is a powerful API query language that allows a web client to ask and receive the exact shape of the data it needs. As an alternative to REST, GraphQL promises to eliminate over-fetching data, reduce the need for multiple API calls, and let engineers move faster by leveraging the powerful developer tooling it enables.
PHP and GraphQL work great together, and whether you’re building a greenfield application or working in a existing codebase it’s easy to get started writing a GraphQL API.
This talk will introduce you to GraphQL, and demonstrate how you can build and use a such an API, in PHP, today.