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Apollo Graph Developer - Associate Certification

Developers who obtain this certification possess a solid foundational knowledge of GraphQL and the Apollo tool suite to design a schema, run an Apollo Server, and perform queries with Apollo Client on the frontend.

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Certification details

After completing the 5 Lift-off courses and each of their assessments, you are granted the Apollo Graph Developer - Associate certification. This ensures that you possess a solid foundational knowledge of GraphQL and the Apollo tool suite to design a schema, run an Apollo Server, and perform queries with Apollo Client on the frontend.

Level

Apollo Graph Developer - Associate

Prerequisites

  • JavaScript
  • React

Skills assessed

  • GraphQL & Apollo basics
    • Understand the GraphQL & Apollo ecosystem
    • Design a basic schema
    • Create an Apollo Server and connect to a REST data source
    • Implement Apollo Client library in a React app, build a basic GraphQL query and display results
  • Resolvers, arguments, mutations
    • Implement resolvers
    • Use arguments in queries and resolvers
    • Add a mutation to the schema
    • Explain the best practices for shaping a mutation response and handling errors
    • Use the useMutation hook to send a mutation to the server
  • Production
    • Go from a dev graph to a deployed graph
    • Configure Apollo Server and Client for production

Learning path

Lift-off I: Basics

Get started with Apollo

Lift-off II: Resolvers

Live data, resolvers, and data sources

Lift-off III: Arguments

Getting specific with GraphQL query arguments

Lift-off IV: Mutations

Update data with GraphQL mutations

Lift-off V: Production & the Schema Registry

Deploy your app into production

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