Pragmatism in the real world

GraphQL, REST or RPC? Making the choice!Presented at PHP UK, February 2023

When you’ve been tasked with creating an HTTP API, the fundamental decision you need to make is which architcture to choose. Should your API be RESTful? What about GraphQL? or (g)RPC? In this session, I’ll explain the choices and how each works. We’ll then look at their strengths and weaknesses in order to help guide your decision. By the end of this talk, you’ll be well-placed to choose the right API architecture for your project.