What is GraphQL Start

GraphQL Start is a pragmatic guide that explains how to build a GraphQL API (server) from start to finish on top of Node.js stack using JavaScript and GraphQL.js library.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to organize your GraphQL API project

  • How to implement queries, mutations, and subscriptions

  • How to optimize API performance by using batching and caching

  • How to handle authentication and authorization

  • How to validate users' permissions and restrict access to the content

  • How to deploy your API into the cloud using serverless infrastructure

You need to be familiar with at least the basic concepts of Node.js and JavaScript.