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[DEPRECATED] 🔃 An example app frontend built with Apollo Client and React
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[DEPRECATED] GitHunt React

Please note: This project is no longer maintained. For an up to date example of modern day Apollo usage, please refer to the Apollo fullstack tutorial.

An example of a client-side app built with React 16 and Apollo Client 2.0.

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Running the app

1. Clone and run the GitHunt API

This repository is only the React frontend. Run the GitHunt API first. (This is temporary, until we have a permanently hosted demo server.)

2. Install Node/npm

Make sure you have Node.js installed (the app has been tested with Node 8)

3. Clone and install dependencies

git clone
cd GitHunt-React
npm install

4. Run the app

npm run dev
  • Open the client at http://localhost:3000
  • Click "Log in with GitHub" in the upper right corner
  • You'll be presented with the seed items in the app

GitHunt App

Hybrid Transport

GitHunt has support for hybrid transport (HTTP for queries and mutations, WebSockets for subscriptions). You can view the implementation in src/links.js.

Submit a Repo

Click the green Submit button and add repo with the username/repo-name pattern.

GitHunt App

New Item

Review the new item, up vote it and visit the repo via the link. GitHunt App