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Introduction to GraphQL

GraphQL is an open source query language for APIs and a runtime for fulfilling those queries with your existing data. GraphQL is changing the way that we query and send data to the client, increasing in popularity with tools like Apollo-Server, and Gatsby.

In this video, I go over what GraphQL is, why to use it, and talk about its powerful Schema Definition Language (SDL). I show you how to create a small API using GraphQL and how to resolve data queries using resolvers.

This video is part of the FEDucation series of talks where front-end developers at IBM share their knowledge about specific front-end development topics.