Lighten up your queries and get faster response times with new Apollo tools

So let’s say you and your team are hooked on GraphQL. You love the flexible API and reductions in roundtrips to the backend, and you’ve been adding new features at a breakneck pace. Amidst all the commotion, you might not have noticed something important: as your app has grown in complexity, your GraphQL query strings have been growing with it, resulting in request sizes that are now becoming a bit of “a problem”.

Don’t worry, you’re not alone. In some cases, we’ve seen GraphQL query sizes ranging well above 10 KB, just for the query text. This can be extra…

Tim Hingston

Engineer, Apollo & MeteorJS

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