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Pros of GraphQL
Pros of MongoDB Stitch
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    Schemas defined by the requests made by the user
  • 62
    Will replace RESTful interfaces
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    The future of API's
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    The future of databases
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    Self-documenting
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    Get many resources in a single request
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    Ask for what you need, get exactly that
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    Query Language
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    Type system
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    Evolve your API without versions
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    Fetch different resources in one request
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    Ease of client creation
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    Easy setup
  • 2
    GraphiQL
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    Good for apps that query at build time. (SSR/Gatsby)
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    Backed by Facebook
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    Easy to learn
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    "Open" document
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    Better versioning
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    Standard
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    1. Describe your data
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    Fast prototyping
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    Static Hosting
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    Serverless
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    Best integration with MongoDB (Atlas)

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Cons of GraphQL
Cons of MongoDB Stitch
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    Hard to migrate from GraphQL to another technology
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    More code to type.
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    Works just like any other API at runtime
  • 1
    Takes longer to build compared to schemaless.
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    What is GraphQL?

    GraphQL is a data query language and runtime designed and used at Facebook to request and deliver data to mobile and web apps since 2012.

    What is MongoDB Stitch?

    MongoDB Stitch lets developers focus on building applications rather than on managing data manipulation code, service integration, or backend infrastructure. Stitch lets you focus on building the app users want, not on writing boilerplate backend logic.

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