GraphQL @ Medium Tech Talks – Medium Engineering

Medium has been working with GraphQL for over a year now! We’ve built out our GraphQL server on top of our existing backend in such a way that, with the help of Protocol Buffers, we have been able to make progress migrating to React.js and a service oriented architecture without hindering product development!


🧀 🍇 6:00pm — 6:30pm ~ snacks + chatting

👩‍💻 👨‍💻 6:30pm — 8:00pm ~ tech talks

🤔 👋 8:00pm — 8:30pm ~ closing, questions, + chatting

Here’s a bit more about the talks and our speakers! 🗣

Jon is an Engineering Manager and a software engineer at Medium. He’s been working on the Platforms team helping bring Medium’s web client to the future with Apollo, React.js, and his expert knowledge of Medium’s internals.

Sasha is a Team Lead and software engineer at Medium. She’s been working on the Platforms team building Medium’s GraphQL server and helping migrate Medium to GraphQL and a service oriented architecture.

Most recently, she spoke at GraphQL Europe about Medium’s migration and will be speaking at Scale by the Bay in November.

Dan is a lead engineer on the mobile team at Medium specializing in Android development. He’s been at the forefront of migrating Android to GraphQL and helping the mobile team move forward with code generation and reactive programming.

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