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Day 3 of 100 Days of Code and Scrum: Lazy but Productive Monday

Happy new week, everyone!

Ugh, Mondays... the day that ends a lot of people's fun and freedom. However, I'm on the 100 Days of Code and Scrum challenge, so I can't exactly stop coding on the weekends. But I have to admit, I'm kind of lazy today.

I have to deal with 2 interviews, and I am a little bit worried about them. Also, I should be studying GraphQL, because it is part of my weekly goal. And I have to respond to questions about the Chingu workshop.

Not exactly the most exciting start of the week.

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Okay, I do look forward to learning more GraphQL!


I learned how to setup GraphQL, specifically ApolloClient for React frontend. I managed to set that up and have it connect to my React application, but I still couldn't really understand what it was about.


Well, I had to decline a technical interview (because refusing it is a better use of my time), and I passed a phone screening. I managed to continue learning about GraphQL, and I believe I now know some answers to my questions yesterday. And of course, I also continued to expand my network.


Here are some of the things I've learned:


  • ApolloClient is a constructor that creates an instance of an ApolloClient, and it returns an initialized ApolloClient object
  • createHttpLink is constructor function that returns a ApolloLink
  • createHttpLink creates the HTTP link that connects the Apollo client with the GraphQL API
  • practiced query and mutation using the GraphQL playground

This here is an example of client initialization using ApolloClient

  const client = new ApolloClient({
    link: httpLink,
    cache: new InMemoryCache()
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  • a Sprint can be canceled if Sprint Goal becomes obsolete or cannot be achieved
  • when a Sprint is canceled, these can happen:
    • any completed and "done" Product Backlog Items will be reviewed
    • the Product Owner typically accepts potentially releasable work
    • all incomplete Product Backlog Items will be re-estimated and put back on the PB

I'm still having a difficulty with useQuery and useMutation, and I'm not sure if I should initialize the definitions on a different file/folder to keep them clean.

Overall, not a bad way to start the week!


How is everyone doing in their learning journey? Feel free to chat with me in the comments and/via DM!


This post only expresses my thoughts and opinions (based on my limited knowledge) and is in no way a substitute for actual references. If I ever make a mistake or if you disagree, I would appreciate corrections in the comments!

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