The Pragmatic Studio

New Tutorial: What Does a GraphQL API Know?

March 21, 2019

From our previous GraphQL tutorials, you now know that a GraphQL API is a special kind of API that supports queries, mutations, and subscriptions.

So how does a GraphQL client find out what operations a GraphQL API supports?

Well, thankfully a GraphQL API comes with a schema that defines everything that’s possible. And GraphQL clients can introspect that schema.

We show you how in our 6-minute animated video!