Build a game voting system using CockroachDB, Steam and StepZen
Most of the time when you’re building a backend, it takes more than a database. In this blog post, we’ll create voting system for games that uses CockroachDB and the Steam REST API. Data from both sources is combined in a GraphQL API using StepZen.
Streamline Your API Development With Neo4j GraphQL, and StepZen
In this blog post, we will explore how developers can use StepZen and Neo4j to build powerful GraphQL APIs that can transform how we build applications.
Measure GraphQL API Performance in the Dashboard
StepZen is dedicated to simplifying the creation of secure, high-performance GraphQL APIs. With our new reporting feature, you can easily monitor your GraphQL API's performance and identify areas for improvement.
Getting Started with Snowflake and GraphQL
StepZen's new Getting Started experience is growing backend options for GraphQL development. Snowflake is an innovative multi-cloud data infrastructure that scales well with GraphQL federation.
Using GraphQL Fragments for Unions and Interfaces
You can use fragments to share fields across field selections in GraphQL. In this blog post, you'll learn how to use GraphQL fragments and how to use them to construct operations that return data from GraphQL unions and interfaces.
Transforming REST APIs with "jq" in GraphQL
Learn how to use the powerful "jq" tool to transform REST APIs in a StepZen GraphQL API. In this step-by-step guide, you'll learn how to use StepZen to transform a REST API into a GraphQL API with StepZen and apply powerful transformations to the JSON data using "jq".
How to Build Angular Search Functionality with GraphQL?
Learn how to build Angular Search Functionality with GraphQL?. In this tutorial, you will learn how to build a fullstack Angular application that uses GraphQL to fetch data from a server.
Build GraphQL APIs On Your Data In Under 5 Minutes
StepZen's new Getting Started experience is now available, including a new visual GraphQL API builder and a fresh UX design. With this new experience, you can build a GraphQL API on your data in under 5 minutes.
Handling Different Response Formats with Union Types in GraphQL
This blog post will look at how to use union types in GraphQL, when you're working with data that has different response formats.
StepZen is acquired by IBM
StepZen is now an IBM company. We are excited to join forces with IBM to help developers, businesses and enterprises get more business value from their data and APIs.
Building a JWT Login Flow with Auth0, Next.js, and StepZen
Let's build a login flow based on JWTs with Auth0, Next.js, and StepZen. This post will show how to create a fullstack application that uses Auth0 to handle the login flow and a StepZen GraphQL API to validate the JWT and provide the data.
StepZen Community Update February 2023
At StepZen, we've been working hard to make building GraphQL APIs for all your Data as easy as possible. And every month, the StepZen team shares the latest updates about the product with the community.
Comparing GraphQL Directives: Type System Vs. Executable Directive Locations
Directives are a powerful way to extend the functionality of GraphQL. But did you know that directives can be applied to multiple locations in GraphQL? This post will look at the difference between type system directive locations and executable directive locations.
Authenticating GraphQL APIs with OAuth 2.0
There are many different ways to handle authentication in GraphQL, but one of the most common is to use OAuth 2.0 - and more specifically JSON Web Tokens (JWT) or Client Credentials.
OpenAI as a GraphQL Debugging Tool
OpenAI helps deploy a StepZen endpoint by debugging a GraphQL query response error and schema.
Introducing stepzen request - Command Line GraphQL Client
Sometimes you need a tool like curl to send a GraphQL request quickly. At StepZen, we released the new CLI command - stepzen request - to give you this capability.
Explore 10 Free, Public GraphQL APIs
Learn more about GraphQL by exploring these popular endpoints provided by innovative communities and companies.
Accessing Snowflake Using GraphQL
This blog explores how to use StepZen to build a GraphQL API that accesses a Snowflake warehouse.
StepZen Community Update January 2023
Welcome to 2023! At StepZen, we worked hard in 2022 to make building GraphQL APIs for all your Data as easy as possible. Let's look back and ahead!
Why StepZen Joined The GraphQL Foundation Last Year
Last year, StepZen joined the GraphQL Foundation as a Service Provider and a member. But why did we join? What does it mean to be a member of the GraphQL Foundation? And what does it mean for you as a developer using GraphQL?
Announcement of GraphQL Subscriptions for Every Data Source
StepZen now supports GraphQL subscriptions for every Data Source! Including REST APIs, Databases (SQL & NoSQL), and other GraphQL APIs. Subscriptions can be created in the same declarative way as any other operation type in StepZen.
StepZen Integration Launched On Vercel Marketplace
We have launched our StepZen integration on the Vercel Marketplace, making it the easiest way to build fullstack GraphQL projects with StepZen and Vercel.
Creating GraphQL API for OpenAI Text and Image Processing
Projects like OpenAI have provided impressive examples of stand-alone services using this technology, such as DALL·E 2 and chatGPT. This blog shows us how to add GPT-3 text and image generation into an existing GraphQL API with StepZen.
Announcing GraphQL Support for Snowflake
StepZen now supports Snowflake as a data source! With StepZen and Snowflake, you can build modern data-heavy applications in the cloud.
APIs Are Where Fun Happens
GraphQL APIs go from being gateways to backends to being gateways for applications to do magic.