Developing and maintaining a Java GraphQL back-end: The less obvious

15:00/15:40

With a slew of benefits, GraphQL also introduces its own set of hurdles. With best practices yet to be discovered for many use-cases, careful consideration upfront is imperative. This talk aims to highlight issues less obvious at the beginning of a GraphQL-enabled project, with special focus on dealing with development and maintenance of a GraphQL schema. An approach leveraging dynamic schema generation is proposed in attempt to lower the effort needed to expose new or existing Java services while keeping the schema at all times in sync with the changes.

Language: English

Level: Beginner

Bojan Tomic

Full-stack developer - ING

Bojan is an experienced developer with a healthy interest in new takes on old problems, from programming paradigms (like functional-reactive), to innovative approaches to API design (like GraphQL). He's one of the most active members of the GraphQL/Java community, an RPG nerd, a newbie alchemist, and a wannabe traveler.

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