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Beyond REST: GraphQL vs. Falcor

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XML has largely been ousted by JSON as the de-facto format for transferring data. XML remains a valid format for document annotations, but RESTful APIs serving lean JSON is where the action has been for a number of years.

Written by Jorgé on Thursday June 9, 2016


Falcor is a new approach to APIs

Falcor is a new library open sourced by Netflix, another prominent new company giving back to Open Source. Falcor is described as a JavaScript library for efficient data fetching. It is a radically different approach from the traditional culture of building multiple endpoints.

Written by Jorgé on Tuesday October 13, 2015