Meteor + apollo-react v2, accounts with mongodb

#1

I’m about to start a new project and I’ve been reading up on the latest meteor implementations. A common theme appears to be combing apollo-react v2 with meteor. I’m very comfortable with Meteor, however, I haven’t used Apollo before and it’s hard to tell if the documentation on combining them together is up to date. The LevelUpTuts, look good, however, I think this might be a deprecated way of doing this.

Can anyway provide some guidance on where to start, if documentation is outdated and if it’s worth using Apollo.

#2

Meteor has excellent support for Mongo, of course. But if you are looking into using another database, Apollo provides many valuable capabilities to your Meteor app, including:

  • Reactive data
  • Optimistic UI
  • Caching of query results

There are great Meteor packages for Apollo:

You might wish to use their docs as a starting place. The Apollo team has a Slack channel at apollographql.slack.com. They encourage you to post questions on Stackoverflow.com and link to them on the Slack channel.

#3

What it’s the difference between:

I thought ddp-apollo was deprecated.

#4

ddp-apollo works great and is not deprecated.

I haven’t used both, so I cannot provide a proper overview of the differences.