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GraphQL Under the Hood

Eric Baer, Lead Software Engineer at Formidable, gave this talk at GraphQL Summit 2017. Learn more: summit.graphql.com

In this talk, I take a deep dive into GraphQL’s specification and talk a bit about what actually happens when a GraphQL operation runs, from the lexer all the way to the spec’s CompleteField method. As it turns out, there is a lot more room for improvisation than you’d expect.