Talks: GraphQL: The Devil’s API

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While there are advantages to using GraphQL vs. traditional REST APIs such as descriptive queries, there are also a plethora of potential pitfalls, such as the n+1 query problem and idiosyncratic fickleness. We leverage data-loaders, async/await, dynamic query generation, and other performance optimizations in GraphQL to create a flexible, performant interface for our front-end services. Let’s do GraphQL the right way!