Over our holiday break at bootcamp, we had the opportunity to learn a new technology not covered in our curriculum. After browsing the list of new technologies to get us started in our research, GraphQL intrigued me most. It seemed like an easier and more organized way of requesting information from an API. It was also intuitive and fun exploring GraphQL APIs, because its schema structure is self-documenting.

When learning something new, I not only like to learn how to use the new technology, but also like to understand why it exists and what it is in nontechnical terms. While…

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