@jmnribeiro/loopback-graphql-relay

Add Relay based Apollo Server or GraphQL queries on your Loopback server

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Relay GraphQL Server for Loopback (Apollo Server)

Combine the powers of ApolloStack GraphQL with the backend of Loopback to automatically generate GraphQL endpoints based on Loopback Schema.

Loopback Graphql

Queries 💥

  • Relay Specification: node query to fetch single entity by ID
  • viewer query to fetch all models for a viewer
  • Filter support for where and order filters on queries
  • Support for relations and querying related data
  • Relay Connections support for listed data
  • Relay Pagination (first, last, before, after)
  • Remote methods integration

Mutations 🚀

  • Nested and clean schema structure
  • Maps all post, put, patch and delete methods to mutations
  • Remote methods integration

Subscriptions ⚡️

  • create, update and remove events of all shared models.

Other Features 🎉

Loopback Types

  • Any
  • Array
  • Boolean
  • Buffer
  • Date
  • GeoPoint
  • Null
  • Number
  • Object
  • String

Loopback Relations

  • BelongsTo
  • HasOne
  • HasMany
  • HasManyThrough
  • HasAndBelongsToMany
  • Polymorphic
  • EmbedsOne
  • EmbedsMany
  • ReferencesMany

Misc

  • Accepts AccessToken for authenticated API calls
  • Resolves and respects ACLs

Todo

  • File uploads

Usage 💻

npm install loopback-graphql-relay

Add the loopback-graphql-relay component to the server/component-config.json:

"loopback-graphql-relay": {
    "path": "/graphql",
    "subscriptionServer": {
      "disable": false,
      "auth": false
    },
    "viewer": {
      "UserModel": "Account"
    }
  }

Requests will be posted to path path. (Default: /graphql);

GraphQl Playground is available on path path. (Default: /graphql);

Apollo's Subscription Server can be customised by passing subscriptionServer configuration. More information can be found at Subscriptions Docs.

const { RedisPubSub } = require('graphql-redis-subscriptions')
const path = require('path')
const fs = require('fs')
...

subscriptionServer: {
  disable: false,
  https: {
    key: fs.readFileSync(path.join(__dirname, '.certs/example.key')).toString(),
    cert: fs.readFileSync(path.join(__dirname, '.certs/example.crt')).toString()
  },
  pubsub: new RedisPubSub({
    connection: {
      host: 'cluster-redis-master.default.svc.cluster.local',
      retry_strategy: options => {
        // reconnect after
        return Math.max(options.attempt * 100, 3000)
      }
    }
  })
},

Apollo's persistent queries can be customised by passing persistedQueries configuration. More information can be found at Performance Docs.

const { RedisCache } = require('apollo-server-cache-redis')
...

persistedQueries: {
  cache: new RedisCache({
    host: 'cluster-redis-master.default.svc.cluster.local',
    retry_strategy: options => {
      // reconnect after
      return Math.max(options.attempt * 100, 3000)
    }
  })
}

Inspiration 🙌

This repository originally started as a fork of the loopback-graphql project by Tallyb. But due to considerable change in the way query end points are created, this repository is maitained as an independant project.

Roadmap 🛣

See here the Github project

If you find any bugs or have a feature request, please open an issue on github!

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