How to Build a GraphQL API Connected to A MySQL Database Using StepZen
Here, we give you an in-depth look at how you can easily use StepZen to connect your MySQL database to a GraphQL API.
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Building a Jamstack Blog with Next.js, WordPress, and Cloudinary
This example showcases Next.js ability to statically generate blog post by querying a GraphQL API built with StepZen that returns blog posts from WordPress and images from Cloudinary.
Turning a REST API into GraphQL Using StepZen
A step-by-step guide demonstrating how to build a GraphQL API that pulls from multiple REST endpoints using StepZen.
How To Condense Your GraphQL Queries With the @materializer Directive
Learn how to use StepZen’s @materializer directive to reduce the amount of code you have to write when you’re connecting your GraphQL API to a MySQL database.
Realizing the Potential of the API in Jamstack
APIs are a powerful way to fetch and combine data during static and dynamic builds. We believe that the potential of APIs in Jamstack applications is fully realized when APIs are easy to build and run and help developers seamlessly harmonize multiple data sources.
Creating a Developer Portfolio using Next.js, GraphQL, DEV and GitHub
Create a developer portfolio featuring content pulled from your DEV.to blog posts and GitHub profile and projects using Next.js and StepZen.
API Templates: How to Build a GraphQL API in 3 Easy Steps
A new library of API template schemas make it easy for developers to build a unified GraphQL API starting from a template. Save weeks of development time! No need to build a GraphQL server, understand resolvers, GraphQL stitching etc.
How to use Apollo Client to Connect a React Frontend to a GraphQL API
How to build a React frontend from scratch and query a GraphQL API with Apollo Client
Key Considerations for Hosting Your GraphQL API
What does a developer need to think through when deciding whether to build, own, and operate a GraphQL API service?
Learn To Love Your Jamstack BFF
Let's explore the BFF pattern, how it applies to Jamstack applications and how to make it easier to implement.
How to Secure API Routes for Jamstack Sites
Securing API routes for Jamstack sites is important. Here's one way to do it.
How to Connect Your GraphQL API with any REST Backend
We've added new capabilities that make it easy to connect your GraphQL endpoint with any REST data source, using the @rest directive.
An Improved Getting Started Experience
We've added two new capabilities that make it even easier to get started with StepZen — create-stepzen-app and stepzen start. Let's see how they work.
GraphQL and the Jamstack
A look at the intertwined evolution of the Jamstack and GraphQL and how popular Jamstack tools are built upon a GraphQL foundation.
Building Your First GraphQL API Using StepZen
A step-by-step guide to building a custom GraphQL API using StepZen that connects to a real MySQL backend.
An Instant GraphQL API Using Google Sheets
Wouldn't it be great if it were as easy to create a GraphQL API from a Google Sheet as it is to share a Google Sheet with someone?
How to Write GraphQL Queries
GraphQL queries are what allow GraphQL to be efficient in how it gets data, by allowing you to express only what you need but also exactly everything you need. In this post, we'll see how.
StepZen's CEO shares what inspired us to create StepZen and the complex problems we are working to solve for developers.
Why Build StepZen as a Service?
Two of StepZen's founders explore the benefits that made them decide to build StepZen using a Software as a Service (SaaS) model rather than a container model.
GraphQL is a relatively new technology but it offers enormous benefits over the traditional RESTful solutions for frontend and backend developers.