Apache Thrift vs GraphQL: What are the differences?
Apache Thrift can be classified as a tool in the "Serialization Frameworks" category, while GraphQL is grouped under "Query Languages".
Apache Thrift and GraphQL are both open source tools. It seems that GraphQL with 11.7K GitHub stars and 752 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Apache Thrift with 6.42K GitHub stars and 2.94K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, GraphQL has a broader approval, being mentioned in 541 company stacks & 715 developers stacks; compared to Apache Thrift, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.
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GraphQL will be used as the public API for the data persistence layer. It communicates nicely with all other languages and can provide API responses in the format specified in the request.
Applied GraphQL in a side-project I'm currently working on. Using the Apollo GraphQL implementation for both server-side and React client.
From Magento 2.3 GraphQL is provider by a core implementation, this is used to implement PWA frontend.