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Issue 56

Articles & Tutorials
Creating Query Components with Apollo | Khan Academy
The engineers at Khan Academy came up with an interesting architectural idea when using React and Apollo on the frontend: Query Components. A Query Component encapsulates the query and Apollo glue logic into one component. Read more about it on their blog!
Reducing our Redux code with React Apollo
If you have developer friends that are still using REST APIs and are working with Redux, go and show them this article. A fantastic guest post on the Apollo blog by Peggy Rayzis about the productivity boosts they got from switching to GraphQL & Apollo.
How we got 1,500 GitHub stars by mixing time-tested technology with a fresh UI
The APIs Gurus with a write-up about their project GraphQL Voyager. An interesting backstory and lessons learned about creating a popular GitHub repository.
How to Win the React Riot Online Hackathon
The 48 hour online hackathon React Riot takes place in 2 weeks! If you haven't already, find a team and register - it'll be lots of fun! This post has 3 tips for you to increase your chances of winning. Plus it introduces the perfect hackathon tech stack (spoiler: it uses GraphQL 😎) !
HackJam - GraphQL with React vs. Angular (Amsterdam)
This is a fun event for people based in Amsterdam! is hosting a new format for programmers that want to learn about GraphQL. Instead of building up a greenfield project, the attendees will be given a broken app and will have to fix it by implementing GraphQL queries, mutations and writing a schema.
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