GraphQL: Thinking Beyond the Technology

I’m going to share a deep, dark secret from my past: before I shifted to JavaScript, I was actually a Java developer. This means I have worked as both a backend and frontend developer. It also means I am uniquely qualified to share with you another dark industry secret: the things that backend developers say about frontend developers when they’re not around. Are you ready? Here we go:

  • Can’t those frontend developers just use what we’ve given them?
  • Can’t those frontend developers decide what they want, once and for all?
  • Really, how hard can it be to build a frontend? Don’t those frontend devs just fiddle with CSS and bump pixels around the screen?
  • What do those frontend developers actually do with all of their time?

But of course, let’s be honest: frontend developers also say things about backend developers when they’re not around. For example:

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