GraphQL and optimizing for developer experience

Developer Experience (DX) is a field within user experience that describes the experience developers have when they use a product. It matters in the same way that User Experience (UX) matters. When users are happy, they'll continue to use your product and tell their communities about it too.

Rouven Weßling, on Jan 25, 2019

Creating a content calendar for your Contentful content

Content calendars are an essential part of any content management toolkit. They display your content in a familiar calendar view, making it easy to see when content is being published.

Chris Knowles, on Jan 24, 2019

Combining APIs using GraphQL schema stitching: Part 1

APIs and the services behind them have changed how we build software. I like to explain APIs as Lego blocks for developers. They're little building blocks that you can put together to build something bigger. You might have to glue to build a really big model but the individual pieces are necessary for the end-result.

Rouven Weßling, on Jan 23, 2019

Year in review 2018: Contentful blog

2018 has been an exciting year for Contentful. We’ve continued to grow so much and change the way content is managed for the better. What’s just as important is we’ve continued to provide you, the reader, with deeper coverage of a broader scope of topics on ways you can work better and make the most out of Contentful. We’re going back in time today to help you discover (or rediscover) reading material that will help you become a more knowledgeable expert and developer when it comes to content management.

Brad Soo, on Jan 23, 2019

Building Flexible Content Models — On a Budget

As developers, we often search for the cleanest architectural solution. This empowers us to write code that allows for future flexibility, and can withstand changes in the direction of a project.

James Sear, on Jan 11, 2019


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