Using GraphQL with the Apollo iOS client
Were you ever annoyed when working with a REST API because the endpoints didn't give you the data you needed for the views in your app? Getting the right information either required multiple server requests or you had to bug the backend developers to adjust the API? Worry no more, GraphQL and Apollo to the rescue!
GraphQL is a new API design paradigm that was open-sourced by Facebook in 2015. It introduces a new era for APIs by eliminating a lot of the ineffencies with today's de-facto standard REST. In contrast to REST, GraphQL APIs only expose a single endpoint and the consumer of the API can precisely specify what data they require with every request.
In this tutorial, you're going to build an iPhone app that helps users plan which iOS conferences they'd like to attend. You'll setup your own GraphQL server and interact with it from the app using the [Apollo iOS Client]