How to Build a Pokedex React App with a Slash GraphQL Backend
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Frontend developers want interactions with the backends of their web applications to be as painless as possible. Requesting data from the database or making updates to records stored in the database should be simple so that frontend developer can focus on what they do best: creating beautiful and intuitive user interfaces.
GraphQL makes working with databases easy. Rather than relying on backend developers to create specific API endpoints that return pre-selected data fields when querying the database, frontend developers can make simple requests to the backend and retrieve the exact data that they needno more, no less. This level of flexibility is one reason why GraphQL is so appealing.