GraphQL has grown a lot overtime, but it seems to still be a new “thing” in the Python and Django World. This talk will be an introduction to GraphQL, explaining why it has been created and how you can use it in Python and Django.
Short speaker introduction
Small digression on how the “old” web used to be and how it has now evolved into the modern web
Really quick explanation of REST (just to make sure everyone is familiar with it)
What are some limitations of REST? What can we do about it?
Introduction to GraphQL, what it is, how’s using it and when has it been created?
GraphQL: query language syntax
GraphQL: types and introspection
GraphQL: operation, how to read data,update data and more
How to use Graphql with Python and Django
Let’s make a simple API
How to create queries
How to create mutations
Things to consider (security caching and performance)