Summary

In this tutorial, you learned how to build a fully-feature Hackernews clone with React and Apollo Client. You implemented several features, such as displaying a list of links, signup and authentication, creating new links, voting on links, pagination as well as realtime updates with GraphQL subscriptions.

To learn how to build the backend that you used for this tutorial, check out the Node.JS tutorial.

The backend was powered by graphql-yoga, a fast and simple GraphQL server library built on top of Express.js. It comes with several features, such as out-of-the-box support for GraphQL Playground and realtime GraphQL subscriptions.

The resolvers of your GraphQL server are implemented using the Prisma client that’s responsible for database access.

If you want to dive deeper and become part of the awesome GraphQL community, here are a few resource and community recommendations for you:

  • Prisma Blog: The blog regularly features new and interesting content about GraphQL, from community news to technical deep dives and various tutorials.
  • GraphQL Weekly: A weekly GraphQL newsletter with news from the GraphQL ecosystem
  • GraphQL Conf: The world’s biggest gathering of GraphQL enthusiasts happening in the heart of Berlin
  • Prisma Slack: A Slack team with vivid discussions around everything GraphQL & Prisma
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