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Create a New Project with the Neo4j GraphQL Library


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In this talk, William Lyon discusses the Neo4j GraphQL Library and how to get started with it, as well as issues that arise when building GraphQL APIs. The video covers how to translate business requirements to a graph data model and how to design our API using GraphQL type definitions, creating a CRUD GraphQL API using the Neo4j GraphQL Library, adding custom logic using the Cypher schema directive, and securing our API using authorization rules.
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About the author: William Lyon is a software developer at Neo4j, working on integrations with other technologies and helping users build applications with Neo4j. He is the creator and maintainer of neo4j-graphql.js, a JavaScript library for creating GraphQL APIs, and is a contributor to He serves as Neo4j’s representative on the GraphQL Foundation.
About the book: Full Stack GraphQL Applications teaches you to leverage the power of GraphQL to create modern APIs that streamline data loads by allowing client applications to selectively fetch only the data required. contributor and GraphQL Foundation member William Lyon teaches you everything you need to know to design, deploy, and maintain a GraphQL API from scratch and create graph-aware fullstack web applications. In this project-driven book, you’ll build a complete business reviews application using the cutting-edge GRANDstack, learning how the different parts fit together. Chapter-by-chapter, you’ll master creating a GraphQL service with Apollo Server, modelling a GraphQL API with GraphQL type definitions, installing the Neo4j Database on different platforms, and more. By the time you’re done, you’ll be able to deploy all of the components of a serverless fullstack application in a secure and cost-effective way that takes full advantage of GraphQL’s performance capabilities. Along the way, you’ll also get tips for applying these techniques to other stacks.