The Django meetup was at Prezi. They have a great space. They are big Django users. Goodbye REST: Building APIs with Django and GraphQL Jaden Windle, @jaydenwindle, lead engineer at Jetpack. https://github.com/jaydenwindle/goodbye-rest-talk They moved from Django REST Framework to GraphQL. It sounds like a small app. They're using Django, React, and React Native. I think he said they used Reason and moved away from it, but I could be wrong. They had to do a rebuild anyway, so they used GraphQL. He said not to switch to GraphQL just because it's cool, and in general, avoid hype-driven development. GraphQL is a query language, spec, and collection of tools, designed to operate over a single endpoint via HTTP, optimzing for perf and flexibility. Key features: Query for only the data you need. Easily query for multiple resources in a single request. Great front end tooling for handling caching, loading / error states, and updates. (I wonder if he's talking abo
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