Book Excerpt

Fullstack GraphQL Applications with GRANDstack – Essential Excerpts


By William Lyon

Publisher: Manning

Print Length: 84 pages

Available Formats: PDF - EN US


Application development is never an easy task.

GRANDstack simplifies the development process by combining a variety of connected data technologies including GraphQL and Neo4j.

Fullstack GraphQL Applications with GRANDstack – Essential Excerpts teaches you how GraphQL, React, Apollo and the Neo4j Database enable you to build complex, data-intensive fullstack applications.

The complimentary chapters in this book excerpt discuss how to implement a server-side GraphQL API backed by the Neo4j graph database. These chapters explore:

  • What technologies GRANDstack includes
  • How to design a graph data model, write queries, and use the Node.js client driver on Neo4j
  • How to build a GraphQL API backed by Neo4j
  • How to extend the functionality of a GraphQL API with custom logic

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About the Author
William Lyon is a Developer Relations Engineer at Neo4j. He also heads up the Neo4j Data Journalism Accelerator Program.

Prior to joining Neo4j, William worked as software developer for several startups in the real estate, quantitative finance and predictive API spaces. William holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Montana.