GraphQl is a query language. It executes queries by using type systems which we define for our data. GraphQL isn’t tied to any specific language or a database, just the opposite, it is adaptable to our code and our data as well.
Let’s talk a bit about how GraphQL differs from REST:
- GraphQL requires fewer roundtrips to the server and back to fetch all the required data for our view or template page. With REST, we have to visit several endpoints (
api/students…) to get all the data we need for our page, but…