Marc-Andre Giroux

Marc-Andre Giroux

A Jazz guitarist turned developer, Marc-André is currently working at Shopify, trying to make commerce better for everyone. When he's not hacking on Rails, GraphQL or Relay, he likes lifting heavy barbells above his head.

Montreal 2017 sessions

Exploring GraphQL

English session - Intermediate

As our applications grow larger, our typical APIs sometimes become harder to scale. Dealing with round-trips, custom endpoints and over-fetching becomes part of your life as a developer and slows you down.

Let's explore GraphQL: a declarative and hierarchal way to fetch data, with one endpoint to rule them all.