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Apollo Query Batching and graphql-ruby

2018-06-10

Query batching is a way to speed up your application. Instead of waiting on multiple client-server roundtrips to load data, everything is loaded at once.

Enabling query batching in Apollo is as easy as using another network provider:

On the Ruby you need to make a few more changes, but all can be done in your GraphQL Controller. You need to map the array of given queries to a format that graphql-ruby understands. The gist below handles both batched and non-batched queries.

Batching queries can reduce the time your app is loading by a large amount, making for a more pleasant user experience.

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