Workshop #2 - Building your first GraphQL Server w/ Node and TypeScript

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 18:30
AngularJS - Watch this space

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Instructors: Johannes Schickling and Gerard Sans.

Hi there!

Yay! We are really excited about announcing our first workshop of 2018. Join us for this special event to learn how to build a GraphQL Server!

+ Building your first GraphQL Server w/ Node and TypeScript (duration: 2.5 hours)

As GraphQL is rapidly emerging as the new standard for APIs, knowing how to create a GraphQL Server is becoming a key skill. In this 2.5h course, you'll learn how to build a GraphQL Server from scratch using Node and TypeScript.

- Best practices
- Production-ready Database setup
- Authentication
- Managing permissions
- Schema stitching
- Implementing real-time (subscriptions)

- Bring your own computer
- Basic knowledge: GraphQL, Node and TypeScript. -

You can get started on GraphQL at

This workshop is sponsored by @graphcool ( a flexible backend platform combining GraphQL & AWS Lambda.

This is a hands-on workshop so we recommend you to bring your laptop fully charged and ready to go.

18:30 Doors open and setup
19:00 Brief introduction and workshop start
20:00 Break to stretch your legs and socialise
21:00 Time to wrap up and go home! =)

+ Johannes Schickling
He is a Berlin/SF-based entrepreneur and founder of Graphcool, a GraphQL database proxy & platform. He previously built and sold the VR company "Optonaut". Johannes studied computer science at KIT, Germany and loves cutting-edge mobile/web technologies.

+ Gerard Sans
He is very excited about the future of the Web and JavaScript. Always happy Computer Science Engineer and humble Google Developer Expert. He loves to share his learnings by giving talks, trainings and writing about cool technologies. He loves running AngularZone and GraphQL London, mentoring students and giving back to the community.

Sounds good? See you soon!
GraphQL London

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