Episode 46

RRU 046: GraphQL vs REST APIs with Max Desiatov


January 29th, 2019

1 hr 9 mins 28 secs

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About this Episode



  • Lucas Reis
  • Justin Bennett
  • Charles Max Wood

Joined by Special Guest: Max Desiatov


Max Desiatov shares his experience transitioning from REST to GraphQL. The panel discusses Max’s migration strategy and other strategies. REST and GraphQL are compared, the problems with both are discussed. The panel shares their favorite things about GraphQL including workflow and data modeling. The solutions for GraphQL problems are discussed and the things the panel would like to see are mentioned. Max Desiatov and Justin Bennett share the different tools they use including Apollo and Graphiql. Charles Max Wood steers the conversation to the adoption of GraphQL by companies.



Justin Bennett

Charles Max Wood

Max Desiatov