How To Build A Real-Time App With GraphQL Subscriptions On Postgres

Building real-time apps is a hard engineering problem to solve, especially as a frontend developer or someone who has recently made a transition to becoming a fullstack developer. However, GraphQL is rapidly upending this status-quo.

In his article published in Smashing Magazine, Sandip covers how to build a realtime app from first principles, the challenges involved and how emerging tooling is addressing them with elegant solutions that are easy to reason about.

If you are new to GraphQL or are just looking to build a realtime app, this post is a great place to start.


Hasura is an open-source engine that gives you realtime GraphQL APIs on new or existing Postgres databases, with built-in support for stitching custom GraphQL APIs and triggering webhooks on database changes.


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Hasura

The Hasura GraphQL Engine gives you realtime, high performance GraphQL on any Postgres app. Now supports event triggers for use with serverless.

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