Practical GraphQL
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Practical GraphQL

About the Book

GraphQL provides a complete and understandable description of the data in your API, gives clients the power to ask for exactly what they need and nothing more, makes it easier to evolve APIs over time, and enables powerful developer tools.

Learn through this book how to create a complete application using GraphQL.

Source code included!

About the Author

Daniel Schmitz
Daniel Schmitz

Daniel Schmitz is a software developer and writer. He's originally from Brazil and has published several books in Portuguese/English.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction
    • 1.1 How this work is organized
    • 1.2 Technologies employed
    • 1.3 Tables
  • 2. Installation
  • 3. Backend project
    • 3.1 Reloading changes automatically
    • 3.2 Server Configuration
      • 3.2.1 dotEnv
      • 3.2.2 Cors
      • 3.2.3 bodyParser
      • 3.2.4 Json Web Token
      • 3.2.5 Server port
    • 3.3 Database configuration
      • 3.3.1 Instalation
      • 3.3.2 Creating the users table (migration)
      • 3.3.3 Adding data (seed)
    • 3.4 GraphQL configuration
      • 3.4.1 Testing GraphQL
      • 3.4.2 Protecting GraphQL Interactive
      • 3.4.3 Updating data
  • 4. Frontend project
    • 4.1 Installation
    • 4.2 Bulma installation
    • 4.3 Running the frontend project
    • 4.4 Knowing Vue
    • 4.5 Refactoring the Vue project
    • 4.6 Using GraphQL in Vue
    • 4.7 Using GraphQL to get data
    • 4.8 Displaying data on the screen
    • 4.9 Error handling
  • 5. Authentication
    • 5.1 Configuring the server
      • 5.1.1 Schema creation
      • 5.1.2 Rosolver creation
      • 5.1.3 Creating the “/auth” API
      • 5.1.4 Testing the API
    • 5.2 Configuring the frontend
      • 5.2.1 Creating the login form
      • 5.2.2 Configuring Axios
      • 5.2.3 Definition of store
      • 5.2.4 Signup/login
      • 5.2.5 Displaying an error message
      • 5.2.6 Using Nested destructuring
      • 5.2.7 Displaying a welcome message
    • 5.3 Protecting the API with login
    • 5.4 Sending the token to backend
    • 5.5 Showing Graphiql without login
    • 5.6 Protecting routes with login
    • 5.7 Displaying the menu items according to the login
  • 6. Modularizing the Graphql
    • 6.1 Modularizing the Schemas
    • 6.2 Modularizing the Resolvers
  • 7. Doploying app at heroku servers
    • 7.1 Heroku client instalation
    • 7.2 Project preparation
    • 7.3 Defining the actions to build and execute the project in heroku
    • 7.4 Heroku project creation
    • 7.5 APP_VUE_API configuration
    • 7.6 heroku config
    • 7.7 Heroku deployment
    • 7.8 Setting up the remote database
    • 7.9 Testing the application
    • 7.10 Final considerations
  • 8. Building the Category screen
    • 8.1 Categories table creation
    • 8.2 Creating the Graphql of categories
    • 8.3 Backend Deploy
    • 8.4 Categories frontend
  • 9. Suppliers Screen
    • 9.1 Table creation
    • 9.2 Suppliers schema (with 1-to-1 relationship)
    • 9.3 Suppliers Resolver
    • 9.4 Frontend
  • 10. Customer, employee and shipper screens
    • 10.1 Employee screen
  • 11. Products Screen
    • 11.1 Backend
    • 11.2 Frontend
  • 12. Orders Screen
    • 12.1 Backend
    • 12.2 Frontend

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