Hiding Your API Credentials Client Side using a Proxy Server in React
When you're writing client-side code to make API requests, you might need a Proxy Server to hide your API Credentials. Let's see how to do this for a React application that uses Apollo Client and StepZen.
Turn Any Data Source into GraphQL With StepZen: A Learn With Jason Episode
In a recent episode of "Learn With Jason", StepZen's Carlos Eberhardt and Netlify's Jason Lengstorf discussed the pros and cons of GraphQL for developers, and showed us how StepZen works to easily let you build a GraphQL API on a number of data sources!
Converting API and Database Data to File-based Data for Jamstack Sites
We can leverage StepZen to pull data from a variety of data sources and convert that data into Markdown, YAML and JSON data files using the new stepzen-content-pull npm package.
StepZen and Eve Porcello: A Conversation About GraphQL
An interview with Eve Porcello, who shares her view on the state of GraphQL and the JAMstack.
Why Headless CMS Needs Page Management
As we look ahead to a joint Agility CMS and StepZen webinar to discuss how you can power up your Jamstack sites with GraphQL APIs and Headless CMS, we are thrilled to welcome Joel Varty to the StepZen blog to share his perspective on page management in Headless CMSs.
Build the RedwoodJS Example Todo App with Airtable as Backend
The RedwoodJS Example Todo is one of two canonical RedwoodJS applications, each of which use Prisma Client to connect to a PostgreSQL database. However, we can easily swap out Prisma and connect to another database. This article describes another option - how to use StepZen to swap in Airtable for the database in the Example Todo app.
Deploy a StepZen GraphQL API in Your Netlify Build
Using the StepZen Netlify build plugin, the deployment of a single GraphQL endpoint, built on StepZen, is simple and seamless, and happens within your Netlify build.
Building Fullstack eCommerce Apps with RedwoodJS, Shopify, and StepZen
Build a site that pulls data from the Shopify API using StepZen and connects it to Redwood's API side which is auto-configured with a GraphQL handler that can be deployed with serverless functions enabling secure API routes.
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.
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.
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.
How to Secure API Routes for Jamstack Sites
Securing API routes for Jamstack sites is important. Here's one way to do it.
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.