How REST API and GraphQL can work together?

For some years now, the APIs are an integral part of the landscape in the developers' communities. During the React-Europe, a new challenger called GraphQL, appeared, two years ago. And I am almost certain that you have already heard about it. In this post, I will try to explain how GraphQL could be a game changer for fetching your data and why the API are necessary more than ever.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at


We have a REST product and am strongly considering switching to GraphQL for mobile first usage.
We are now in mid 2022, how did your view on GraphQL evolve please?