Your first GraphQL component

Abhi Aiyer
4 min readJan 29, 2017

If you follow my musings surely you must know how enamored I am with GraphQL. Frequently asked questions I get aren’t really about how it works anymore, but rather:

How do I get started and build something?

Today I want to get you your first win. Today, let’s build a little UI Component who’s data is backed by a GraphQL API.

Since this is more of a front-end tutorial, we will be picking from a list of public GraphQL APIs.