Building realtime Vue apps with GraphQL using Hasura



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What is GraphQL


The core idea is to have a URL for every resource

Description of resource is coupled to implementation



chaining requests to server to get needed data


A query language for your API


How to wrap REST API

  • Analyze API structure
  • Define your schema
  • Implement resolvers

What is Hasura

open source and free engine that gives you auto-generates real-time GraphQL API on top of new or existing Postgres database


  • Can be deployed to any cloud or run locally
  • Compatible with all Authentication solutions
  • Can run on top of new or existing Postgres database
  • Supports Postgres addons (PostGIS, TimescaleDB)
  • Auto-generates GraphQL api
  • GraphQL queries are compiled to performant SQL statements using native Postgres features


  • Comes with hasura-cli which has awesome tools like migrations and more
  • Can work with custom SQL statements
  • Has configurable access controls for data
  • Can be connected to your own GraphQL server (does schema stitching)
  • Has eventing system which enables to trigger serverless functions

How to get started?

  • Go to

  • Click on Get started with Heroku

  • Click on

  • Enter your app name

Let's see it in action

Hasura Console overview

Hasura Console overview

  • GraphiQL - run your queries in in-browser IDE
  • Data - manage your data, access control, relations, permissions
  • Remote Schemas - stitch GraphQL schema of your custom GraphQL server
  • Event Triggers - connect your serverless functions

GraphiQL tab - use for development

  • Set endpoint headers
  • Execute queries and mutations
  • Analyse queries

Data tab - data management interface

  • View and insert data into db
  • create and modify tables
  • Create relationships
  • set permissions and access control
  • execute custom sql statements

Remote Schemas tab

stitch your custom GraphQL server schema

Event triggers

  • connect custom webhooks to database events to execute serverless functions
  • set retry logic
  • forward custom headers to webhook



Run hasura locally on top of existing postgres

How to get started with GraphQL and Vue

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Thank You



Copy of Realtime GraphQL and Serverless made easy for Vue with Hasura

By vladimirnovick

Copy of Realtime GraphQL and Serverless made easy for Vue with Hasura

Hasura is a free and open source GraphQL Engine that can help supercharge your GraphQL adoption, whether it is for a new application or for an existing one. That talk will cover: Using GraphQL to make CRUD operations from a Vue application Setting up access controls to data Building realtime components in Vue using GraphQL Subscriptions Wrapping existing REST APIs with GraphQL servers that can be deployed on Serverless platforms, and then merging them into a single endpoint using Remote Schemas Triggering serverless functions on database events In short, we’ll go through how Vue developers can adopt realtime GraphQL and Serverless using Hasura.

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