Jake Dawkins

Written by Jake Dawkins, who is an Open Source Engineer at Apollo GraphQL. He maintains the Apollo CLI & Editor Extensions. Loves learning, teaching and is a purveyor of fine memes. You should follow him on Twitter

Desk 01 - Design

August 11, 2020

An ode to midcentury writing desks, made with walnut

I'm Moving

May 11, 2020

Life update: I'm moving back to South Carolina

GraphQL Tooling

October 01, 2019

[SLIDES] GraphQL has always promised a development experience like no other through advanced and easy-to-use tooling. But have we reached that point yet? In this talk, I discussed the state of GraphQL tooling, how to get the most out of GraphQL, and what could be improved with how people work on GraphQL projects.

Testing GraphQL

October 08, 2018

[VIDEO] Teams that adopt GraphQL see it become a powerful, yet critical part of how their applications work. The schemas that power these apps act as an important agreement between servers and clients. So how do you support such an important piece of infrastructure? With tests of course! This talk will be a deep dive into how to test the Apollo Platform, giving you the security you need to go into production.

A Hands-On Look at Apollo GraphQL

May 31, 2018

[VIDEO] A practical walkthrough of getting up and running with Apollo GraphQL, including using the newly released Apollo Server 2.0.

GraphQL at the Edge

May 08, 2018

[SLIDES] Talk given for GraphQL NYC on May 8, 2018. Discussing the future of Apollo Server and how to push it to the edge.

Learning Reason by Building in Reason

January 10, 2018

Anytime I’m exploring a new language, I like to familiarize myself with it by building something familiar. Like Quicksort or a BST

Make Coding Fun

October 05, 2017

I love puzzles. I love memes. Stick figures are the peak of my artistic abilities. These are the reasons I love coding.