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StepZen Community Update May 2022

StepZen Community Update May 2022

What's new with StepZen this month? PlanetScale integration, a new community tutorial, StepZen for federation, and a sneak peek for product updates. Here's the roll-up.

How GraphQL Helps on Your Journey to a Single Global Truth of Data

How GraphQL Helps on Your Journey to a Single Global Truth of Data

Our customers often have data lakes or data warehouses — one place where analytical workloads are executed against a global truth of data. Many have a master data management (MDM) strategy for "slower moving data." But data lakes and MDMs are not the whole story. A GraphQL data layer — a graph of graphs — can help you achieve a single global truth for all your data.

Why the Future of GraphQL is Declarative Assembly

Why the Future of GraphQL is Declarative Assembly

It is possible to build a GraphQL system where both the setup and the execution of interactions are declarative. This blog describes how building subgraphs and composing a supergraph from them can all be done declaratively - leading to simpler and cleaner code to write and maintain, and delivering all the benefits of a better runtime.

StepZen Community Update April 2022

StepZen Community Update April 2022

What's new with StepZen this month? Web3, HarperDB integration, converting REST APIs to GraphQL from your terminal, etc. Here's the roll-up.

Performance: Measuring Latency and Throughput of GraphQL Systems

Performance: Measuring Latency and Throughput of GraphQL Systems

Performance is an important issue for APIs. It's well understood that user engagement with an application drops quickly with increases in latency. This blog explores the important metrics for GraphQL APIs, and introduces a GraphQL Benchmark tool that will help you track your GraphQL performance.

StepZen Community Update March 2022

StepZen Community Update March 2022

What's new with StepZen this month? An updated "getting started" experience, new features for your StepZen dashboard, mocking capabilities, and more. Here's the roll-up.

Make a GraphQL API on Your Data in 3 Easy Steps

Make a GraphQL API on Your Data in 3 Easy Steps

Announcing the launch of a simplified Getting Started Experience. With a quick-start wizard and in just three commands you can quickly turn your database or REST endpoint into a GraphQL API running securely on StepZen’s highly performant, globally distributed service.

Availability: Keeping Systems Up & Running

Availability: Keeping Systems Up & Running

In the world of software architecture there are many “-ilities” that we must take into consideration with every project. Here we discuss StepZen's approach to availability and overall considerations for ensuring the system is up and running.

StepZen and Google Cloud Form Strategic Partnership to Provide Full Lifecycle API Management for GraphQL APIs

StepZen and Google Cloud Form Strategic Partnership to Provide Full Lifecycle API Management for GraphQL APIs

StepZen is proud to partner with Google Cloud to enable next-generation API Management for GraphQL. Together we provide the best approach for developers to build and manage GraphQL and REST APIs - a set of building blocks, assembled, and delivered as-a-service.

How StepZen Balances Shipping Quickly and Running a Reliable Service

How StepZen Balances Shipping Quickly and Running a Reliable Service

The ability to delivery continuously and get changes of all types into production and into the hands of our users, safely and quickly, is an imperative for modern startups and established enterprises alike. This article describes how we balance shipping quickly and running a reliable service at StepZen.

Meet StepZen GraphQL Studio

Meet StepZen GraphQL Studio

Announcing the launch of StepZen GraphQL Studio. This intuitive and streamlined GraphQL IDE delivers a suite of popular and useful APIs that StepZen has transformed into flexible GraphQL schemas that can be used individually or in combinations, and makes GraphQL significantly easier to adopt and use for any size project.

Hacktoberfest 2021: Announcing StepZen's Goals

Hacktoberfest 2021: Announcing StepZen's Goals

Learn about the GitHub repositories we've opened up to Hacktoberfest 2021 contributions.

7 Key Considerations for Building & Running Your Frontend APIs

7 Key Considerations for Building & Running Your Frontend APIs

Frontend developers are asked to build engaging online experiences. They need data from the backends. They must perform actions against backends. GraphQL APIs are fast becoming the language of modern app development. But who builds those APIs? Are they built quickly or are frontend developers left waiting? Who runs and manages the APIs?

Deploy a StepZen GraphQL API in Your Netlify Build

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.

GraphQL Hackathon: It's a Wrap

GraphQL Hackathon: It's a Wrap

Along with the mintbean.io team, we wrapped a GraphQL:Learn 'n Hack Hackathon last week. Developers had a blast building with GraphQL and we loved working with everybody. Here are some of the projects that developers built.

API Templates: How to Build a GraphQL API in 3 Easy Steps

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.

Building Your First GraphQL API Using StepZen

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.

Why StepZen

Why StepZen

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?

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.

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