• GraphQLPDX - AWS AppSync

    Phase 2

    Tonight we have a presentation on using GraphQL with AWS AppSync by Ryan Jones. There will also be plenty of time before and after the talk to converse with other GraphQL'ers. Talk: How to leverage AWS AppSync to reduce backend complexity Details: In this talk, we will dive into AWS AppSync a fully managed GraphQL solution provided by AWS. Which allows you to hook into "resolvers" such as AWS DynamoDB a NoSQL database or AWS Lambda a cloud function that can handle complex business logic. Speaker: Ryan Jones is the Founder & CEO of a cloud development shop called Serverless Guru here in Portland. He got his start as a cloud developer in the Nike Innovation Engineering department before transitioning to a cloud consulting company and then started Serverless Guru in March of 2018. Serverless Guru helps companies build scalable and cost-effective applications on the cloud. Want to give a lightning talk on GraphQL? Connect with Daniel in the comments or @dslemay on Twitter. It's a super low key group and we all have knowledge to share.

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  • GraphQLPDX Meetup

    Phase 2

    Hey all. Welcome to another GraphQLPDX meetup. Come get together with other GraphQL enthusiasts and those interested in the technology to have some food and chat all things GraphQL, other tech welcome too :). If you are interested in giving a lightning talk or discussing something cool you have learned about GraphQL at this month's meetup or in the future, please reach out to Daniel on meetup or @dslemay on Twitter. Hope to see you there.

  • GraphQLPDX - Lightning Talks & Connecting with GraphQLers

    Hey everyone. We are back for August. Tonight we will have some lightning talks and plenty of time to discuss what you have been tinkering or building. Want to give a lightning talk on GraphQL? Connect with Daniel in the comments or @dslemay on Twitter. It's a super low key group and we all have knowledge to share. Looking forward to seeing you then.

  • GraphQLPDX - Presentation Evening

    Phase 2

    Tonight we will have a presentation 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. Are you interested in giving a presentation or lightning talk on something you have been tinkering with or learned? We are always looking for more presentations. It’s a pretty low key group. Reach out to Daniel and we will make it happen. 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.

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  • GraphQLPDX - Converting a REST API to GraphQL

    Hello everyone. It's time for another awesome GraphQLPDX meetup. Craig Buchanan will be giving a presentation on converting a REST API to GraphQL as well as some other related topics. For more details see the abstract below. There will also be plenty of time to talk to others about GraphQL, float questions you may have, and more. Interested in giving a lightning talk or longer presentation about something you have been tinkering with or something you have learned about GraphQL? This is a great low key place to share knowledge amongst each other. May is wide open right now. Connect with Daniel and we will make it happen. Topic Abstract: From controllers to resolvers, and JSON views to schemas, this talk shows how to convert a Phoenix application (https://phoenixframework.org/) from a traditional REST API to a GraphQL API using the popular Absinthe toolkit (https://absinthe-graphql.org/). Benefits include: typesafe user input, automatically documented API, and mitigation against the dreaded N+1 query problem.

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  • GraphQL PDX - GraphQL and Gatsby

    Phase 2

    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.

  • GraphQL PDX Meetup

    Phase 2

    Tonight will be a night to get together with other GraphQL enthusiasts and connect on things you are working on. First and foremost this is a place to learn about GraphQL and talk with others who are using it or are wanting to experiment with it. Interested in giving a lightning talk? Drop a message on the board or reach out to @dslemay on Twitter. See you there. I would also love to hear what topics you would like to hear presentations on. There are several exciting presentations coming up, and I am always looking for more topics and individuals to present.

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  • GraphQL PDX Meetup

    Phase 2

    Tonight we will have a presentation on what GraphQL is, how it can be implemented, and what problems it solves. There will also be time to connect and socialize with others who are using GraphQL or are wanting to learn more about it.

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  • Apollo 2.0 - Lessons Learned

    Food court at Pioneer Place and then we will walk to Powell's City of Books.

    We're going to discuss what we love about Apollo in GraphQL, and the current state of Apollo, with some examples, short talks and some pain points we've run into. Lightning Talks, under 10 minutes requested.

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