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Welcome to our community. We love GraphQL. Join us!

GraphQL was developed internally at Facebook in 2012. Its main goal was to allow Native Mobile teams to quickly build new products and collaborate within the large Facebook ecosystem without disrupting existing Data Services. In July 2015, Facebook decided to open source it. They published an specification, and provided a reference implementation, using JavaScript (graphql-js), to get feedback from the community and allow other implementations to emerge.

GraphQL can be used either to refer to the GraphQL Specification, an implementation of a GraphQL Server or the Data Query Language.

Today there are many GraphQL Server implementations using: Python (graphene), Scala (sangria), GoPHPJava and more!