Adding TypeScript to the official Apollo Platform Tutorial app
In today's video, I go through the preparation of the official Apollo Platform Tutorial App ( https://github.com/apollographql/fullstack-tutorial ) for adding Chimp to it. I decided to divide that task into two steps - the first is adding TypeScript to the codebase. This way I will be able to demonstrate the process of adding Chimp in a much more concise and understandable way - without spending half of the time on fighting with types.
This is an uncut version of me doing the work - it's a bit smoother than it should be because I've done half of the work before trying to add Chimp and TypeScript at the same time - nonetheless you can see my workflow and learn some tricks :)
Around the 35-minute mark, I had to do a bit of a fight with Generic, I used quokka and quick prototyping to get out of that mess, which can be interesting to watch.
I hope you enjoy it. :-)
Let me know if you have any questions or thoughts in the comments below.
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