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Pros of GraphQL
Pros of TypeORM
  • 74
    Schemas defined by the requests made by the user
  • 62
    Will replace RESTful interfaces
  • 60
    The future of API's
  • 48
    The future of databases
  • 12
  • 11
    Get many resources in a single request
  • 5
    Query Language
  • 5
    Ask for what you need, get exactly that
  • 3
    Fetch different resources in one request
  • 3
    Evolve your API without versions
  • 3
    Type system
  • 2
    Easy setup
  • 2
  • 2
    Ease of client creation
  • 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
  • 1
    Fast prototyping
  • 28
  • 10
    Supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, SQLite, MS SQL Ser
  • 9
    Easy setup
  • 7
    Works in NodeJS, Browser, Ionic, Cordova and Electron p
  • 7
    Promise Based
  • 6
    Cons of TypeORM
  • 6
    Support MySQL & MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MSSQL, Sqlite
  • 1
    Support MongoDB

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Cons of GraphQL
Cons of TypeORM
  • 4
    Hard to migrate from GraphQL to another technology
  • 4
    More code to type.
  • 2
    Takes longer to build compared to schemaless.
  • 1
    All the pros sound like NFT pitches
  • 1
    Works just like any other API at runtime
  • 5
    Completely abandoned by its creator
  • 3
    Too complex for what it does
  • 2
    Doesn't really support native javascript
  • 1
    Cannot use query on any relation
  • 1
    Not proper/real type safety

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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 TypeORM?

It supports both Active Record and Data Mapper patterns, unlike all other JavaScript ORMs currently in existence, which means you can write high quality, loosely coupled, scalable, maintainable applications the most productive way.

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