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Pros of GraphQL
Pros of Hasura
  • 70
    Schemas defined by the requests made by the user
  • 62
    Will replace RESTful interfaces
  • 59
    The future of API's
  • 47
    The future of databases
  • 12
  • 11
    Get many resources in a single request
  • 5
    Ask for what you need, get exactly that
  • 4
    Query Language
  • 3
    Type system
  • 3
    Evolve your API without versions
  • 3
    Fetch different resources in one request
  • 2
    Ease of client creation
  • 2
    Easy setup
  • 2
  • 1
    Good for apps that query at build time. (SSR/Gatsby)
  • 1
    Backed by Facebook
  • 1
    Easy to learn
  • 1
    "Open" document
  • 1
    Better versioning
  • 1
  • 1
    1. Describe your data
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    Fast prototyping
  • 20
  • 16
    Easy GraphQL subscriptions
  • 14
    Automatically generates your GraphQL schema
  • 14
    Easy setup of relationships and permissions
  • 13
    Minimal learning curve
  • 12
    No back-end code required
  • 11
    Works with new and existing databases
  • 10
    Great UX
  • 10
    Instant production ready GraphQL
  • 3
  • 2
    Low usage of resources

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Cons of GraphQL
Cons of Hasura
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    Hard to migrate from GraphQL to another technology
  • 3
    More code to type.
  • 1
    Works just like any other API at runtime
  • 1
    Takes longer to build compared to schemaless.
  • 2
    Cumbersome validations

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What is GraphQL?

GraphQL is a data query language and runtime designed and used at Facebook to request and deliver data to mobile and web apps since 2012.

What is Hasura?

An open source GraphQL engine that deploys instant, realtime GraphQL APIs on any Postgres database.

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