GraphQL In Action: Introduction

Samer Buna
Mar 4, 2020 · 39 min read

I am writing the GraphQL In Action book for Manning and 8 chapters (out of 11) has been published to MEAP. Below is the entire first chapter of the book. Feedback is welcome and very much appreciated.

This chapter covers

  • What GraphQL is and the design concepts behind it
  • How GraphQL is different from its alternatives, like REST APIs