Course info
Aug 8, 2019
1h 17m

Have you thought about an alternative to REST that will enable you to write client-driven APIs?

GraphQL is a query language that provides an efficient, powerful, and flexible approach to developing web APIs. GraphQL has gained immense popularity in the last few years with many Fortune 500 companies using it for their product development. In this course, GraphQL: The Big Picture, you will why GraphQL has become so popular. First, you'll explore a big picture overview of GraphQL, and learn about its core concepts. Next, you will examine when and why you should choose GraphQL. Finally, you will discover the diverse GraphQL ecosystem and tools that are available today. After watching this course, you will have a clear understanding of GraphQL's core features, capabilities, and advantages. This course will enable you to make an informed decision on whether GraphQL is right for your company.

About the author
About the author

Adhithi Ravichandran is a Software Consultant based in Kansas City. She is passionate about Software Engineering, Teaching, Healthcare and Music. She currently specializes on building React Native and React apps. Adhithi is a regular conference speaker and talks on varied tech and human skills topics.

More from the author
Understanding Culture Intelligence
Jul 12, 2021
React Native: The Big Picture
1h 3m
Jan 28, 2021
React Native: Components Playbook
2h 30m
Jan 13, 2021
More courses by Adhithi Ravichandran
Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
(Music playing) Hi everyone, my name is Adhithi Ravichandran, and welcome to my course, GraphQL: The Big Picture. I'm a software consultant, speaker, blogger, and a passionate teacher. You can follow me on Twitter at @AdhithiRavi, or visit my website, www.adhithiravichandran .com to learn more about me. Are you curious to learn about an alternate approach to REST? GraphQL is a query language for your API. Did you know it gives clients the power to ask for exactly what they need and returns exactly that. Apps using GraphQL are fast and stable because they control the data they get. If you want to learn more about GraphQL and find out if it would be a good fit for your business needs, this course will be right for you. In this course, GraphQL: The Big Picture, some of the major topics that we will cover include a big picture overview of what is GraphQL, learn GraphQL core concepts, and then we will talk about why GraphQL, and finally, we'll look into the diverse GraphQL ecosystem and tooling. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of GraphQL and its power. You'll be able to decide if GraphQL is a good fit for your business and team. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn GraphQL with GraphQL: The Big Picture course at Pluralsight.