Ionic 4 + AppSync: Build a mobile app with a GraphQL backend - Part 1

A year ago I wrote a tutorial for building a GraphQL backend for an Ionic app with Graphcool. Around the same time, Amazon Web Services (AWS) released their own GraphQL service called AWS AppSync. Amazon Web Services are widely used by many (big) companies and they offer more than 100 different types of services which you can use to create a complete backend for any type of app. AWS offers free tiers for almost all their services so it's free to get started with AppSync. Read More

GraphQL, AWS, AppSync, Angular, Ionic 2+

How To Build An Ionic App With A Graphcool Backend - Part 2

In this post, we'll have a look at how to set up a Graphcool project to serve as the backend for our Ionic app which is going to be a Shopping List app. In the app, we'll have a view for displaying items and another for displaying categories. When a category is selected we'll display only the items in that category. The GraphQL schema for this app will have 2 types: Item and Category with a relationship defined between them. Let's get started! Read More

GraphQL, Graphcool, Ionic 2+