graphql-upload VS graphql-ws

Compare graphql-upload vs graphql-ws and see what are their differences.

graphql-upload

Middleware and an Upload scalar to add support for GraphQL multipart requests (file uploads via queries and mutations) to various Node.js GraphQL servers. (by jaydenseric)

graphql-ws

Coherent, zero-dependency, lazy, simple, GraphQL over WebSocket Protocol compliant server and client. (by enisdenjo)
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- MIT License
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graphql-upload

Posts with mentions or reviews of graphql-upload. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-02.

graphql-ws

Posts with mentions or reviews of graphql-ws. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-25.
  • Advice on using graphql-ws with Apollo/React
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/graphql | 25 Oct 2021
    That said, I feel so close to success that I can't quite give up. I am using graphql-ws as I understand this to be the new standard implementation of GraphQL Subscriptions. However, of course, Apollo subscriptions have not been updated to implement this. So, looking at the Recipes over on the graphql-ws documentation I have found the guide for using Apollo client. However as I am new to Apollo, it is using a lot of terms I am unfamiliar with.
  • GraphQL Subscriptions and Mikro-Orm in 2021
    2 projects | dev.to | 14 Oct 2021
    Okay but seriously, if you've fallen down the rabbit hole of Apollo docs pointing you towards one library (subscription-transport-ws) which then points you to another (graphql-ws) , and so on and so forth, then hopefully this helps pull you out.
  • How does a client know if the server managing its subscription goes offline? (Multiple instances)
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/graphql | 23 Sep 2021
    The most common protocol used today for subscriptions is the Apollo websocket protocol.
  • Graphql Subscriptions w/o apollo
    1 project | reddit.com/r/graphql | 15 Sep 2021
    GraphQL subscriptions are just web sockets. You can check graphql-ws package if you want something without Apollo dependency. Though I don't understand why you want to not depend on it in the first place.
  • GraphQL Tools V8 - Stitch Federation Services
    4 projects | dev.to | 29 Jul 2021
    New GraphQL-WS ✔️
  • Subscriptions and Live Queries - Real Time with GraphQL
    5 projects | dev.to | 29 Jul 2021
    The interesting thing is that we can use any transport for delivering the results to client. The most popular implementation (as mentioned before) is subscriptions-transport-ws. Unfortunately, since it is poorly maintained, the GraphQL Working Group came up with a new implementation over WebSockets, graphql-ws.
  • GraphQL over WebSockets
    9 projects | dev.to | 29 Jul 2021
    Okay, so, how do I use WebSockets to add support for the GraphQL subscription operation? Doing a basic Google search, you’d be faced with a single solution, namely subscriptions-transport-ws. Looking through the repository, checking recent comments, reading through the issues and open PRs - might have you notice the abundance of bugs and their security implications. A summary can be found here.
  • I need a little help implementing user online status tracking with Apollo/GraphQL.
    7 projects | reddit.com/r/graphql | 10 Jun 2021
    Have you thought about using graphql-ws instead? It uses the new graphql-transport-ws protocol which also has an open RFC that is discussed in the GraphQL working Groups.
    7 projects | reddit.com/r/graphql | 10 Jun 2021
    Not sure about apollo, but graphql-ws has an example for supporting multiple protocols. search for ws server usage on a multi WebSocket server on the readme
    7 projects | reddit.com/r/graphql | 10 Jun 2021
    The graphql-ws readme show an example setup together with apollo-server-express

What are some alternatives?

When comparing graphql-upload and graphql-ws you can also consider the following projects:

subscriptions-transport-ws - :arrows_clockwise: A WebSocket client + server for GraphQL subscriptions

apollo-server - 🌍  Spec-compliant and production ready JavaScript GraphQL server that lets you develop in a schema-first way. Built for Express, Connect, Hapi, Koa, and more.

GraphQL Kotlin - Libraries for running GraphQL in Kotlin

graphql-helix - A highly evolved GraphQL HTTP Server 🧬

react-dropzone - Simple HTML5 drag-drop zone with React.js.

graphql-spec - GraphQL is a query language and execution engine tied to any backend service.

react-relay - Relay is a JavaScript framework for building data-driven React applications.

graphql-tools - :wrench: Build, mock, and stitch a GraphQL schema using the schema language

better-sqlite3 - The fastest and simplest library for SQLite3 in Node.js.

graphql-file-uploads

giraphql - GiraphQL is library for creating GraphQL schemas in typescript using a strongly typed code first approach