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React and GraphQL at New York Times

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/NYTGraphql.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Are we a media company or a technology company? Facebook and the New York Times are both asking themselves this question. Facebook originally intended to focus only on building technology–to be a neutral arbiter of information. This has turned out to be impossible. The Facebook newsfeed is defined by algorithms that are only as neutral as the input data. Even if we could

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Relay Modern with Lee Byron and Joe Savona

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/RelayModern.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Relay is a JavaScript framework for building data-driven React applications. Facebook open sourced Relay around the same time they open sourced GraphQL, and Facebook expected Relay to be the more popular of the two projects. However, the reality was reversed. Open source companies like Meteor quickly began to build GraphQL tools and a few businesses were started around GraphQL. One year later, the

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GraphQL and Relay with Nick Schrock

GraphQL is a query language for managing client-server interactions. Relay is a new way of structuring client applications that co-locates data fetching with view logic. These technologies complement the paradigm shift of React and other Facebook technologies.

Nick Schrock is the co-creator of GraphQL and an engineer on product infrastructure at Facebook.

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React: Fundamental Questions

React is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces. React is the most well-known library of a growing suite of open-source software developed by Facebook. GraphQL, Relay, Flux, and React Native are other libraries that imply a big future for developers on the Facebook platform. Facebook will soon be a developer substrate on par with Apple and Google, perhaps even bigger. React presents several clear paths to this future. If you

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