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Setup a powerful GraphQL stack with React + NodeJS

Trainer(s): Rachèl Heimbach, duration: 4 hours

GraphQL is quickly becoming a new standard for API’s. At OpenValue we did multiple implementations at different clients and developed quite a lot of best practices. The trainer of this workshop, Rachèl Heimbach, was involved in many and will share these with you in this handson workshop. So, ever wanted to know what the GraphQL fuzz is all about? Join this session to learn how to setup a NodeJS GraphQL server and React Apollo client. This training is suitable for everyone used to work on Java/Frontend applications and who only learned little about GraphQL so far.

Training outline

  • GraphQL basics
  • GraphQL vs REST
  • GraphQL ecosystem
  • Schema first design
  • Schema-based code generation
  • Client component design
  • Server performance
  • Security

Skills acquired in this training

  • Understanding of how and when to use GraphQL
  • Understanding of relevant tooling like Node.js and Apollo
  • Setting up your own GraphQL implementation

Provided training material
Github repositories

About the trainer
Rachèl Heimbach is a former Java developer who tumbled down the rabbit hole of the frontend. Has built several Angular web/mobile applications in the past and is currently working with React + NodeJS + GraphQL. Loves researching new techniques and sharing knowledge

Practical details

Standard pricing for this training: EUR 395,- ex VAT per attendee.
Please contact us for pricing for tailored content and for in house group trainings.

Trainings can be given in one of our offices (Utrecht, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Arnhem, Munich, Dusseldorf, Vienna, Zurich), on site at a client location, or (in some cases) remote. Training content can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.

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