GraphQL Playground

Learn how to leverage this interactive tool for exploring our GraphQL APIs

What is GraphQL?

GraphQL is a query language and runtime for APIs, designed to provide a flexible and efficient way to request and manipulate data. It was developed by Facebook in 2012 and has since become an open-source standard for building APIs. GraphQL allows clients to request exactly the data they need, reducing over-fetching and improving performance. It also supports real-time updates and enables better error handling.

The GraphQL Playground

The GraphQL Playground is an interactive, web-based tool that allows developers to explore and work with GraphQL APIs. It offers a user-friendly interface to write queries, mutations, and subscriptions, as well as to visualize the results. This makes it an excellent resource for learning about GraphQL and testing its features in real-time.

Key Features of the GraphQL Playground:

  • Schema Documentation: Access detailed documentation of the API's schema, which includes types, fields, and descriptions. This helps you understand the data model and relationships between different entities.
  • Autocompletion: The Playground provides autocompletion for queries, mutations, and subscriptions, making it easy to write and edit code.
  • Syntax Highlighting: Improve code readability with syntax highlighting, which helps distinguish different elements within the GraphQL code.
  • Real-Time Results: Execute queries and mutations directly in the Playground to see real-time results, streamlining the development process.

Accessing the Playground

You can access our GraphQL playground to test your GraphQL APIs out here:

Make sure to click the "Settings" icon on the top of the page and enter your api_keyin the header.