Have you ever worked on REST APIs and working on endpoints that provide more than what is requested and ultimately slow down your application. In 2012, Facebook developers come up with a solution they built an application GraphQL which is open source. It functions as a query language designed for APIs. So let’s jump right in. We’ll identify some properties of an API, and then discuss how GraphQL and REST handle them.


In REST API your code is directed to a specific endpoint or URL. After receiving the request, the URL or endpoint controls the data that is released to…


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