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An introduction to GraphQL by Nathan Jenkins
An introduction to GraphQL, including ways in which you might integrate it with an existing application and the advantages/disadvantages versus a traditional REST API. As time goes on we are seeing more and more architectures where there is a server application delivering data to a variety of different clients, mobile, web, desktop, and third party, each with differing needs. GraphQL alleviates the need to write custom APIs for all of these clients and rather allows for the backend developer to describe what kind of queries a given client is allowed to make and then the client can build from this schema very complex, custom queries to get exactly the data they want and nothing else. Of course there are tradeoffs with this approach and it is not always the best choice for a given application. Nathan Jenkins is a former physicist who most recently was the co-founder and CTO of Authorea (https://www.authorea.com), a collaborative research platform for academics. ###################################### Thanks a lot to our sponsors for supporting this event: Angularity.io http://angularity.io Angular consulting and training EPFL Extension School https://exts.epfl.ch Teaching the skills necessary to have in the digital age

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This is a group for anyone interested in web technologies, back- and front-end frameworks, web design and all things related to web development and also for those who would like to meet other web developers from the Geneva region.
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We're a bunch of web developers, mostly coming from the EPFL Digital Epidemiology Lab and the EPFL Extension School, both located at Campus Biotech in Geneva.
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