REST versus GraphQL

I think the jury is in: GraphQL is a winner for developers consuming APIs. We format a request for the exact data we want, and the endpoint coughs it up. What might have been multiple API requests and manually stitching together data, is now one in just the format we want.
I’ve heard less about whether GraphQL is ideal for the providers of those APIs. I imagine it’s far easier to cache the results at specific URL’s with a REST …

REST versus GraphQL is a post from CSS-Tricks

Link: https://blog.pusher.com/rest-versus-graphql/