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Regardless of what solution we choose, managing state in a client-side application involves handling storage, update the state/store and notify any components that subscribed to that data of the changes (reactivity).

After having used Redux before for managing my global client state I recently started favouring Apollo Client 3. Here are quick 5 reasons as to why :

  1. Quick and Simple Setup

All we need to do is initiate and configure the cache and the client. The most basic configuration is to just create a new InMemoryCache with the default initial values, an ApolloClient and point it to the GraphQL…


In the past 2 months I’ve been working on a storefront iOS app for a client’s store that’s build on the Shopify platform. Since Shopify uses GraphQL — a query language and runtime system — for accessing its API, I thought that would be a good time to dive into learning GraphQL. I have previous experience with REST and working with GraphQL has been nothing less than love at first sight. …


I want to start this article by first saying a big THANK YOU to one of my best friends, mentor and all around nice guy Gabriel Troia who introduced me to the world of Typescript and React and has been a big help ever since.

Having previously worked in the visual arts industry , I recently decided to start adventuring into the world of coding and to make the learning experience a bit more exciting I decided to do it while building a web app from start to finish, thinking that the challenges along the way should provide the foundation…

Andrei Topli

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