GraphQL for Beginners: Schema-first vs Code-first

Victoria Lo
4 min readAug 17, 2022

Let’s take a look at the 2 ways we can build a GraphQL API. How they are different and their pros and cons.

GraphQL has become a revolutionary scheme in the API world. As a solution to data fetching more efficiently, the first question you will need to ask yourself when building a GraphQL API is: schema-first…

Victoria Lo

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