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    apollo-server-express
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    This is the Express and Connect integration of GraphQL Server. Apollo Server is a community-maintained open-source GraphQL server that works with many Node.js HTTP server frameworks. Read the docs. Read the CHANGELOG.

    npm install apollo-server-express graphql

    Express

    const express = require('express');
    const { ApolloServer, gql } = require('apollo-server-express');
    
    async function startApolloServer() {
      // Construct a schema, using GraphQL schema language
      const typeDefs = gql`
        type Query {
          hello: String
        }
      `;
    
      // Provide resolver functions for your schema fields
      const resolvers = {
        Query: {
          hello: () => 'Hello world!',
        },
      };
    
      const server = new ApolloServer({ typeDefs, resolvers });
      await server.start();
    
      const app = express();
      server.applyMiddleware({ app });
    
      await new Promise(resolve => app.listen({ port: 4000 }, resolve));
      console.log(`🚀 Server ready at http://localhost:4000${server.graphqlPath}`);
      return { server, app };
    }

    Connect

    We recommend using express rather than connect. However, if you wish to use connect, please install connect and qs-middleware, in addition to apollo-server-express.

    npm install --save connect qs-middleware apollo-server-express graphql
    const connect = require('connect');
    const { ApolloServer, gql } = require('apollo-server-express');
    const query = require('qs-middleware');
    
    async function startApolloServer() {
      // Construct a schema, using GraphQL schema language
      const typeDefs = gql`
        type Query {
          hello: String
        }
      `;
    
      // Provide resolver functions for your schema fields
      const resolvers = {
        Query: {
          hello: () => 'Hello world!',
        },
      };
    
      const server = new ApolloServer({ typeDefs, resolvers });
      await server.start();
    
      const app = connect();
      const path = '/graphql';
    
      app.use(query());
      server.applyMiddleware({ app, path });
    
      await new Promise(resolve => app.listen({ port: 4000 }, resolve));
      console.log(`🚀 Server ready at http://localhost:4000${server.graphqlPath}`);
      return { server, app };
    }

    Note: qs-middleware is only required if running outside of Meteor

    Principles

    GraphQL Server is built with the following principles in mind:

    • By the community, for the community: GraphQL Server's development is driven by the needs of developers
    • Simplicity: by keeping things simple, GraphQL Server is easier to use, easier to contribute to, and more secure
    • Performance: GraphQL Server is well-tested and production-ready - no modifications needed

    Anyone is welcome to contribute to GraphQL Server, just read CONTRIBUTING.md, take a look at the roadmap and make your first PR!

    Install

    npm i apollo-server-express

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    Version

    2.24.0

    License

    MIT

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