Authorizing GraphQL with OPA
GraphQL allows great flexibility in your APIs and is often a good choice when looking to supplement or replace your REST APIs. But this flexibility brings along with it some additional complexities when authorizing access, but it can also bring finer control. We will compare and contrast the differences between authorization in REST APIs vs GraphQL APIs, then we will show some live examples of techniques for protecting your GraphQL APIs with Open Policy Agent.
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