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Stephen Downes

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This item reports that Uber has "replaced a legacy architecture built using the WAMP protocol with a new solution that takes advantage of GraphQL subscriptions." You can read about it on the Uber blog. Here's similar work as described on the DoorDash blog listing the (many) issues with existing Web Application Messaging Protocol (WAMP) architectures. The development is representative of a wider shift toward GraphQL over WebSocket solutions (see here). "Recently, InfoQ reported that The Guardian is also using GraphQL in its newsroom collaboration and asset-sharing tool, Pinboard." More.

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Last Updated: May 22, 2024 4:28 p.m.

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