1 What is full stack GraphQL?

This chapter covers

  • Components that make up a typical full stack GraphQL application
  • Technologies used throughout the book (GraphQL, React, Apollo, and Neo4j Database) and how each piece fits together in the context of a full stack application
  • Requirements for the application we will build throughout the book

1.1 A look at full stack GraphQL

In this chapter, we take an introductory look at the technologies we will use throughout the book. Specifically, we’ll look at the following:

  • GraphQL—For building our API

  • React—For building our user interface and JavaScript client web application

  • Apollo—Tools for working with GraphQL, on both the server and client

  • Neo4j Database—The database we will use for ...

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