9 – Best Practices For Using Cypher With GraphQL

09 Nov, 2021

One of the most powerful features of the Neo4j GraphQL integrations is the @cypher schema directive, which allows users to add custom logic defined in Cypher to a GraphQL schema. This talk will demonstrate how to take advantage of this feature when designing your GraphQL API, avoid common pitfalls with using Cypher in GraphQL, and explore methods for supercharging your GraphQL schema using Cypher. These best practices with help you take advantage of Graph Data Science and APOC in your GraphQL API. William Lyon Developer Relations Engineer, Neo4j William Lyon is a Developer Relations Engineer at Neo4j, the open source graph database where he helps developers be successful with graphs. Prior to Neo4j William worked as a software engineer for several startups in areas such as quantitative finance and building mobile apps for the real estate industry. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Montana. You can find him online at lyonwj.com

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