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1 min read - Posted 08 Feb 19

Query Blockchain Data with The Graph at ETHDenver

The Graph is a decentralized protocol for indexing and querying data from blockchains, starting with Ethereum. It makes it possible to query data that is difficult or impossible to query directly by using a GraphQL interface.

Features

  • Fast data access
  • Compatible with any framework or tool that supports GraphQL
  • Filters, pagination, sorting
  • Subscriptions to data updates

Prizes Offered

Unsure at time of writing, keep an eye on the blog.

Getting Started

Install with Yarn:

sudo yarn global add @graphprotocol/graph-cli

And create a project:

graph init <GITHUB_USER>/<SUBGRAPH> <DIRECTORY>

Read the project documentation for a full getting started guide.

Need Help

If you need help with The Graph, they have a discord and telegram channel. You can also search the GitHub repository for any related issues.

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