GraphQL Foundation News

June 13, 2020 | Announcements

GraphQL joins Google Season of Docs

As GraphQL joins the Google Season of Docs program, here’s how you can be involved....

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April 3, 2020 | Announcements

Web-based GraphQL IDEs for the win: How & Why Playground & GraphiQL are joining forces

Playground and GraphiQL are joining forces to focus on a single codebase...

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April 2, 2020 | Announcements

Announcing the 1st GraphQL Foundation Annual Report

Announcing the 1st GraphQL Foundation Annual Report...

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October 31, 2019 | Announcements

Linux Foundation Training Announces a Free Online Course-Exploring GraphQL: A Query Language for APIs

Linux Foundation Training announces a free online course exploring GraphQL...

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October 28, 2019 | Announcements

GraphQL Foundation Launches Interactive Landscape and Welcomes New Members from Open Source Summit Europe

8base, Elementl, Expedia Group, Fauna, Prisma, Shopify and Twitter Sign On to Support the Growing Ecosystem...

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March 12, 2019 | Announcements

The GraphQL Foundation Announces Collaboration with the Joint Development Foundation to Drive Open Source and Open Standards

New Members Advance GraphQL Specification to Expand GraphQL Ecosystem and Accelerate Open Source and Open Standards for API Development and Consumption...

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November 12, 2018 | In the News

Channel Futures: GraphQL API Query Language Growing, Gets Own Support Foundation

The growing popularity and use of the open-source GraphQL API language by software developers has inspired the creation of a GraphQL Foundation to promote the technology and help it accelerate its development and footprint in future code. The new org...

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November 7, 2018 | In the News

Datanami: Will GraphQL Become a Standard for the New Data Economy?

Don’t look now but a new language called GraphQL is emerging that could radically simplify how developers use APIs to get data into applications, and potentially provide a graph-like alternative to procedural REST. The company behind the open sourc...

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November 7, 2018 | In the News

SD Times: The Linux Foundation announces plans to form GraphQL foundation

In an effort to grow and sustain the GraphQL ecosystem, The Linux Foundation has announced plans to launch a new open-source foundation for it. GraphQL is an API technology that was initially developed by Facebook. The GraphQL Foundation will be a co...

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November 7, 2018 | In the News

The Register: Facebook’s open-source license drama-zone GraphQL gets swanky digs in Linux mansion

GraphQL, a query language for APIs that was on the verge of being shunned last year over software license concerns, has bounced back and landed in the arms of the Linux Foundation....

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November 6, 2018 | In the News

eWeek: GraphQL API Specification Moving Forward with Independent Foundation

The Linux Foundation announced on Nov. 6 that it is forming a new foundation to support the open source GraphQL specification, which enables a new generation of APIs. For nearly two decades, REST (Representational State Transfer) has been one of the ...

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November 6, 2018 | In the News

InfoWorld: GraphQL gets its own foundation

The Linux Foundation plans to host a foundation to support the GraphQL API project, with the intent of growing a neutral ecosystem for the technology. GraphQL is a specification for building APIs. It is intended to make cross-platform and mobile deve...

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November 6, 2018 | Announcements

The Linux Foundation Announces Intent to Form New Foundation to Support GraphQL

Airbnb, Apollo, Elementl, Facebook, GitHub, Hasura, Prisma, Shopify, and Twitter Working Together to Accelerate GraphQL Adoption, Invite Others to Join New Initiative...

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November 8, 2017 | In the News

ProgrammableWeb: GraphQL Moving to Neutral, Open-Source Foundation

GraphQL will now have its own foundation: the GraphQL Foundation. Although GraphQL was initially incubated by Facebook, GraphQL is now utilized heavily by a diverse set of companies including major tech giants (e.g. Twitter, Airbnb, Shopify, etc.). A...

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