Run your own GraphQL server
21 February, 2018
If you’re interested in GraphQL testing, you may want to check out my side project, OnlineOrNot.
Originally my plan was to create a step-by-step guide to teach everyone how to set their own server up - but after a few beers one night I sort of wrote the whole thing without thinking twice about committing each step at a time.
- Clone this repo: https://github.com/rozenmd/graphql-resolvers
- Setup Terraform: https://maxrozen.com/2018/02/07/getting-started-with-terraform
- Setup your Amazon account according to the instructions in the repo
- Edit infrastructure/vars.tf, set up all of your variables
- Edit infrastructure/backend.tf, copy your Domain name to bucket and key, and copy your aws_region to region (variables don’t work in this one file)
- Run npm install or yarn in /api, then npm run build
- Change directory to /infrastructure, then run terraform init and terraform plan to see the new infrastructure to be created. If you’re happy with the changes, run terraform apply
- OPTIONAL: To tear down the infrastructure terraform has created, run terraform destroy
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