GraphQL PDX - GraphQL and Gatsby

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Tonight we will have a presentation by Jason Lengstorf from Gatsby and a lightning talk by Sean Grove from OneGraph. As always we will also have time to connect with others in the GraphQL community, talk about what you are tinkering with, problems you are encountering, and more. See you there.

Talk Details

Title: Why does Gatsby use GraphQL?

Gatsby is a framework for generating apps and websites that are fully static. Why, then, does it use GraphQL? In this talk, Jason Lengstorf will dive into the challenges of managing data for complex sites and how GraphQL allows Gatsby to manage this complexity more effectively.

Speaker Details

Jason Lengstorf is a developer advocate, senior engineer, and occasional designer at Gatsby. He’s an advocate for building highly productive teams through better communication, well designed systems and processes, and healthy work-life balance, and he blogs about that sometimes. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Lightning Talk Details

Title: GraphQL Tooling

Learn about tooling improvements to GraphiQL and to think about them.

Speaker Details

Sean's been convinced there are better ways to develop applications across the stack for years, and built time-traveling debuggers, interface builders, layout tools, and graphic design tools in his quest to explore the space. His company was the first to deploy ClojureScript's Om library to a production app in early 2014, he helped lay the architecture for CircleCI's open-source frontend app and precursorapp.com, built systems to support tens of millions of dollars in transactions, and most recently founded OneGraph, a single GraphQL endpoint for all your most important APIs.