‘GraphQL’ Videos

  • Étienne Bélanger: Your First Headless WordPress Project with ReactJS and GraphQL

    WordCamp Montreal 2018Speaker: Étienne Bélanger

    March 18, 2019 — With the revolution of Javascript in the past years combined with the greater need of mobile and super fast sites, new tools are out for developers. GraphQL is a new tool that replaces REST API’s. In this conference, we will look how to bring GraphQL into a WordPress development cycle.

    How to build a headless theme using GraphQL and ReactJS.

    This talk will give you the basic knowledge necessary to grasp this new tool and will leave you excited to discover more about it.

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  • Jason Bahl: Gutenberg, GraphQL and Government – Building Blocks for the State of California

    WordCamp US 2018Speaker: Jason Bahl

    December 27, 2018 — A department within a state government recently launched a new site on WordPress, using Gutenberg as the primary editor.
    This talk will showcase some of ways Gutenberg was used to provide a custom editing experience that would have been much more difficult without Gutenberg. We’ll also look at how using GraphQL, via the WPGraphQL plugin, with Gutenberg led to performance and developer experience enhancements while delivering custom blocks.
    After this talk, developers and users of WordPress should feel excited about the possibilities of Gutenberg, but also have realistic caution about jumping all-in with the new editor and be aware of some real pain points, but also some proposed solutions and workarounds to said pain points.

  • Jesús Pérez Lorenzo: Pregunta a los datos de tu web / Grafos de datos y APIs

    WordCamp Gran Canaria 2018Speaker: Jesús Pérez Lorenzo

    June 3, 2018 — Difundir y formar en el uso de tecnologías como GraphQL en servicios web, como un sistema abierto y dinámico que se adapta y conecta con las necesidades.

    Exploramos los conceptos de GraphQL, las estructuras de datos y WP-Graphql. Haremos demostraciones interactivas de uso de datos y conexión con WP a nivel de interfaces y de bases de datos.

  • Jason Bahl: Evolving WordPress with GraphQL

    WordCamp US 2017Speaker: Jason Bahl

    December 10, 2017 — WordPress has successfully transitioned from a Blog to a CMS and now is becoming a platform for which anything can be built. However, the evolution is still continuing, and GraphQL is part of the platform evolution.

    GraphQL is a query language spec that allows data from any system, including WordPress, to be queried as if it were a Graph of data.

    I will walk through what WordPress as an Application Data Graph looks like, and how GraphQL can make querying data from the WP Application Data Graph easy, declarative and highly performant.

    We will look briefly at how GraphQL compares to REST, some similarities and differences.

    We will look at some examples of WPGraphQL in production on large publishing sites, such as DenverPost.com and SiliconValley.com.

    We will dive into how to use GraphQL to query data from WordPress using the WPGraphQL plugin (https://github.com/wp-graphql/wp-graphql).

    In this portion of the talk, we will look at demos of querying and mutating (writing) data in WordPress using a GraphQL IDE tool called GraphiQL.

    Then we will discuss what benefits GraphQL provides for decoupled applications, the tooling around GraphQL that makes it a pleasant experience to work with.

    Some benefits I will highlight are: performance gains over REST, the ability to request multiple resources without round trips to a network, tooling around GraphQL (such as GraphiQL IDE and other IDE plugins).

  • Michael Dyer: Intro to GraphQL for REST Developers

    WordCamp Miami 2017Speaker: Michael Dyer

    August 6, 2017 — GraphQL is a data query language developed by Facebbok that provides a powerful alternative to traditional REST.

    In this session I will provide a walkthrough of the GQL architecture and community.
    This session will be technical in nature, but focused on fundamentals. I want you to leave the session with a good understanding key concepts.

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  • Félix Zapata: Cómo usar GraphQL para consumir la API REST de WordPress

    WordCamp Madrid 2017Speaker: Félix Zapata

    May 16, 2017 — ¿Qué podemos hacer con una especificación de consulta de APIs REST y una herramienta que expone una? Descubriremos cómo utilizar GraphQL (creado por Facebook) para realizar consultas de datos sobre la API REST de WordPress de un modo que tal vez no hubiéramos imaginado anteriormente.

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