Anatomy of a Mutation1:38 with Isaac Lee Morris
In this video, we will go over the different parts that make up a GraphQL mutation, before diving into each one in more detail in the videos that follow.
- Mutation - A special kind of GraphQL query that causes changes to the data available on the backend
You might be wondering why we need a different declaration keyword for mutations; this basically allows us to optionally optimize our backend, since we know that unlike mutations, queries only retrieve information, and won’t cause any side effects.
Tutorial: Getting started with GraphQL queries and mutations, by Tim Lucas
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