GraphQL, the Future of the API

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TechCode Accelerator

Karl-Liebknecht-Str.5 · Berlin

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In the first Honeypot Tech Talk of the year, Oleg Ilyenko and Yann Simon will discuss GraphQL, Facebook's open-sourced query language, its use and the possibilities it offers developers and startups.

The event is organized by Honeypot (, Europe's developer platform, and sponsored by TechCode (

"When we built Facebook's mobile applications, we needed a data-fetching API powerful enough to describe all of Facebook, yet simple enough to be easy to learn and use by our product developers. We developed GraphQL ( three years ago to fill this need." Facebook

7:15 - 7:45: Oleg Ilyenko, "Introduction to GraphQL: why, how and what?"

Author of Sangria, a scala GraphQL implementation

Twitter: @easyangel (


7:45 - 8:15: Yann Simon, "Optimizing response times with GraphQL - an experiment with MongoDB and ElasticSearch"

Twitter: @simon_yann (


8:15 - 8:30: Johannes Schickling , "How to use GraphQL in the frontend today?"

In this lightening talk, Johannes Schickling, Co-founder of, will talk about different ways to use GraphQL in your own project today. He'll also cover different technoglogies like Facbook's Relay and live code a concrete example using backend.

Twitter: @_schickling (


8:30 - 9:30: Beer and Chinese food