GraphQL Subscriptions: Real-time Data with WebSockets* and Strawberry πŸ“
07-21, 15:30–16:00 (Europe/Prague), South Hall 2A

Bring your GraphQL APIs to life with real-time data using Strawberry! 🌟 In this talk, we'll dive into GraphQL Subscriptions and explore how to leverage WebSockets for interactive, real-time updates. Say goodbye to constant polling and hello to efficient, seamless communication!

Key insights:

  • Understanding GraphQL Subscriptions and their role in real-time data delivery.
  • Setting up WebSocket connections and integrating them with your GraphQL server using Strawberry.
  • Designing subscription schemas and handling server-side events for seamless updates.
  • Enhancing client-side experiences with real-time data and updates.

GraphQL Subscriptions offer a powerful solution to deliver real-time data
efficiently, without the need for constant polling. In this talk, we'll explore
the power of GraphQL Subscriptions using WebSockets and Strawberry,
empowering you to build dynamic, real-time applications with ease.

During this session, we'll cover:

  1. An introduction to GraphQL Subscriptions: We'll discuss the concept of
    GraphQL Subscriptions, their role in real-time data delivery, and how they
    differ from traditional polling techniques. You'll gain a deep understanding
    of their importance in creating modern, responsive applications.

  2. Setting up WebSockets with GraphQL and Strawberry: We'll guide you through
    the process of integrating WebSocket connections with your GraphQL server
    using the Strawberry library. Learn how to establish and manage secure,
    real-time communication channels between your server and clients.

  3. Designing and implementing subscription schemas: We'll walk you through the
    process of designing and implementing subscription schemas using Strawberry,
    allowing you to define the structure and behavior of real-time updates. Learn
    how to handle server-side events and ensure seamless updates for clients.

  4. Enhancing client-side experiences: Discover how to leverage real-time data
    and updates in your client-side applications to create engaging and
    interactive experiences for users. We'll share best practices for handling
    GraphQL Subscriptions on the client-side, enabling you to build dynamic,
    real-time applications that delight your users.

By the end of this talk, you'll be well-equipped to harness the power of GraphQL
Subscriptions using WebSockets and Strawberry, enabling you to create
responsive, real-time applications!

Expected audience expertise –


Patrick Arminio, is Senior developer advocate at Apollo GraphQL. He's super passionate about Python and GraphQL! πŸŽ‰ He loves building cool web apps, contributing to open-source projects, and sharing his know-how with fellow developers. When he's not coding he's probably at some conference or running 😊

He's an organizer for PyCon Italia and EuroPython πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί

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