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GraphQL In Action - Machine to Machine Usecase?

 
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Hi Samer.

GraphQL sounds like it may be useful as the backend for a search from a user (via a GUI), but is there a real-life usecase for using it in backend webservices that will only be called by other computers? i.e. machine-to-machine.


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Why would that be different? A service may be used in different contexts, each requiring a different selection of data to be returned. Or it may be a multi-tiered application where, even though the ultimate client is a human being, the processing goes through a number of steps. That would be quite common in a microservice architecture.
 
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