Thank you, everyone, for the words of praise and encouragement during the announcement of GraphQLize two weeks ago. I am glad to see 100+ ⭐️s in GitHub. GraphQLize is my first-ever OSS project which achieved this tiny milestone. The journey just began, and a long way to go!
I am working on a biweekly iteration and as planned completed by the first iteration of GraphQLize. In this blog post, I am going to share what's new in GraphQLize and what is in the pipeline for the next iteration.
Pagination via offset and limit
limit parameters to paginate data is one of the most widely used techniques for pagination. GraphQLize supports these parameters to paginate the
For a table like below,
GraphQLize provides out of the box GraphQL API with pagination supported via
limit, and we can query the
actor table like below
The JSON result for the above query would look like
Pagination of nested objects
GraphQLize also supports pagination of nested objects.
One to Many Relationships
Many to Many Relationships
Custom Scalar Types
The latest release of GraphQLize adds supports for the following custom scalar types in addition to the standard GraphQL scalar types.
Refer the respective documentation to more the about the database column types that these scalar types map to.
Scala & Kotlin Support
One of the core design goals of GraphQLize is not to tie to any web development framework and remain as a drop-in library in any JVM language projects.
Here is the new documentation of how to use GraphQLize in Scala & Kotlin.
I am looking for some help on creating a sample web application using Play framework in Scala. If you'd look like to contribute, feel free to create a pull request. Thanks in advance :)
There are close to 35+ feature enhancements that I am planning for the v1.0 (production-ready) release. For the next iteration, I am planning to work on the below ones.
- Boolean data type support in MySQL
- Add Sorting
- Add Sorting in nested objects
- Add Equality Filter For Numeric Types
If you are wondering why only four, I am developing GraphQLize in addition to my day job (and lockdown), and I don't want to commit more and deliver less :)
You can keep track of the progress by
- Following the GraphQLize Twitter account
- Joining GraphQLize's Discord
- Subscribing to GraphQLize's newsletter
⭐️ If you like GraphQLize, give it a star on GitHub! ⭐️