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Benjie Gillam

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Southampton, UK

Hello! I'm @Benjie, the maintainer of the Graphile suite of tools - projects in the Node.js, PostgreSQL and GraphQL ecosystems focussing on enabling developers to more-rapidly develop high-performance, stable software. I also contribute to various GraphQL Working Groups, including the spec WG.

Your sponsorship will enable me to spend more time on these projects, resulting in faster fixes, faster PR merges, and of course easier to use, better documented, more flexible, more powerful and more performant software!

Here are some of the projects I maintain:

  • PostGraphile – high-performance best-practices instant extensible GraphQL API for PostgreSQL
  • Graphile Worker – high-performance job queue for PostgreSQL
  • Graphile Starter – opinionated quick-start project for full-stack application (e.g. SaaS) development in TypeScript, React, Node, GraphQL and PostgreSQL; intended for professionals
  • Graphile Migrate – highly opinionated SQL-native migration system for PostgreSQL focussing on iteration speed
  • Graphile Engine – datasource-agnostic high-performance GraphQL engine for Node.js with plugins and lookahead functionality (the core of PostGraphile)
  • pg-sql2 – a powerful SQL-injection-proof query builder with full PostgreSQL support
  • gatsby-source-pg – the easiest way to pull PostgreSQL data into your Gatsby GraphQL API
  • mehserve – simple port-sharing proxy: easy URLs for development servers running on different ports; websockets & SSL supported

I also contribute to many other open source projects, including the GraphQL Specification itself.

A lot of work goes into maintaining an Open Source project β€” not just the software development, but responding to the issues and chat messages, reviewing pull requests and giving guidance, writing high quality documentation, testing, publishing releases, improving developer experience, and much more. Your financial support enables me to take time off from client work to stay on top of these tasks and keep moving these projects and their communities forward.

Thanks for helping me spend more time making and improving open source software!

66 sponsors are funding benjie’s work.

@stevepeak
@postlight-org
@Notably-Inc
@robert-claypool
@gmickel
@cellis
@LuxorLabs
@nigelrmtaylor
@principiamentisgmbh
@Axinom
@taiste
@PostHog
@pk-nb
@purge
@cj
@mattbretl
@plitzenberger
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@selaoll
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@danikenan
@splitgraph
@kadikraman
@OnThisSpot
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@asafyish
@woss
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@stephane-klein
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@JackCA

Featured work

  1. graphile/postgraphile

    Execute one command (or mount one Node.js middleware) and get an instant high-performance GraphQL API for your PostgreSQL database!

    TypeScript 10,769
  2. graphile/worker

    High performance Node.js/PostgreSQL job queue (also suitable for getting jobs generated by PostgreSQL triggers/functions out into a different work queue)

    TypeScript 844
  3. graphile/starter

    Opinionated SaaS quick-start with pre-built user account and organization system for full-stack application development in React, Node.js, GraphQL and PostgreSQL. Powered by PostGraphile, TypeScrip…

    TypeScript 1,288
  4. graphile/graphile-engine

    Monorepo home of graphile-build, graphile-build-pg, graphile-utils, postgraphile-core and graphql-parse-resolve-info. Build a high-performance easily-extensible GraphQL schema by combining plugins!

    JavaScript 661
  5. graphile/migrate

    Opinionated SQL-powered productive roll-forward migration tool for PostgreSQL.

    TypeScript 441
  6. graphql/graphql-spec

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

    Shell 13,505

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$8 a month

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Backer β€” you'll get:

  • access to the secret #supporter-lounge channel on Discord
  • the warm feeling of giving back

If you send us your address we can send you some fierce PostGraphile stickers!

$25 a month

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Sponsor β€” you'll get:

  • your name on the Sponsors page of the website, and in our SPONSORS.md file
  • your name among those randomly featured in the PostGraphile CLI
  • permission to post job opportunities to our Discord community via #community-noticeboard channel
  • access to the secret #supporter-lounge channel on Discord
  • the warm feeling from knowing you're supporting Open Source Software

If you send us your address we can send you 2 copies of our GraphQL learning resources and fierce PostGraphile stickers!

$100 a month

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Production Sponsor β€” you'll get:

  • your name and avatar/logo featured on the Sponsors page of the website, and your name in the Leaders section of our SPONSORS.md file
  • your name more frequently among those randomly featured in the PostGraphile CLI
  • added to our private security announcements mailing list (you need to send us your email address)
  • access to post job opportunities and join the secret #supporter-lounge channel on Discord
  • the warm feeling that comes from knowing you're make a big difference to PostGraphile's development

If you send us your address we can send you a few copies of our GraphQL learning resources and fierce PostGraphile stickers!

$250 a month

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Project Sponsor β€” you'll get:

  • your name and avatar/logo featured on the Sponsors page of the website, in the README of a Graphile Project of your choice, and your name in the Leaders section of PostGraphile's SPONSORS.md file
  • added to our private security announcements mailing list (you need to send us your email address)
  • access to the super-secret #vip-lounge channel on Discord (plus post to #community-noticeboard and #supporter-lounge)
  • the warm feeling of supporting your chosen project

If you send us your address we can send you copies of our GraphQL learning resources and fierce PostGraphile stickers.

$500 a month

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Featured Sponsor β€” you'll get:

  • your name and avatar/logo featured in the READMEs of Graphile's main OSS projects (shown on GitHub and npm), prominently on the website Sponsors page, and in the Featured section of SPONSORS.md
  • your name even more frequently among those randomly featured in the PostGraphile CLI
  • added to our private security announcements mailing list (you need to send us your email address)
  • access to the super-secret #vip-lounge channel on Discord (plus #supporter-lounge)
  • the warm feeling that comes from having our undying gratitude

If you send us your address we can send you copies of our GraphQL learning resources and fierce PostGraphile stickers!

$1,500 a month

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πŸ†• Private Advisor

Benjie will join your company's Slack/Discord chat and/or GitHub repositories ─ any of your engineers may DM questions or ping @Benjie on issues/PRs at any time. Questions can be on anything Benjie could help you with: not just the Graphile OSS projects, but also general help with TypeScript, SQL, Node.js, GraphQL and more. If the query warrants a Zoom call, that can be arranged.

Reference your code verbatim rather than wasting time making examples suitable for public consumption; get concrete answers in return. NDA available!

You'll also get everything in the Featured Sponsor tier 🀘

If you use a different platforms, get in touch and we can discuss.