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GraphQL-LD is a way to query Linked Data using GraphQL.

Instead of querying GraphQL interfaces, Linked Data interfaces are queried, such as SPARQL endpoints, TPF interfaces, Linked Data documents, ... This is done by semantifying GraphQL queries using a JSON-LD context.

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Alternatively, install GraphQL-LD or Comunica SPARQL and execute GraphQL-LD queries on your machine

The basics

In order to execute queries, you'll need to parts:

  1. A GraphQL query: to select data
  2. A JSON-LD context: to map query fields to URIs

With this, GraphQL queries can be translated into a SPARQL query, using which any Linked Data source can be queried.


Find all labels in a dataset

GraphQL query:


JSON-LD context:

  "@context": {
    "label": { "@id": "" }

This query will be translated into the following triple pattern:

_:b <> ?label

More information

If you want more details on how GraphQL-LD works, please refer to our article or our GraphQL-LD tool

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Rakeshjdev commented Jul 17, 2019

I have jsonld and my requirement is to map jsonld to Grapql schema so that i can do get and post operation with graphql . how will i achieve this. please suggest. please give a reference so that i can achieve this task.

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