Tutorials

Our step-by-step instructions in this tutorials section guide you through various Fauna use cases.

GraphQL tutorials

  • Learn how to use the @relation directive to·form·bi-directional·relations·in·GraphQL — that is, to connect an attribute in a GraphQL schema to another GraphQL type — in the Relations tutorial.

  • Learn how to use the @unique·directive,·which·allows·you·to add·constraints·to·your·GraphQL·schema to enforce uniqueness on a type, in the Unique·constraints tutorial.

  • Learn how to use pagination, where only a small group of results is return for any one query and subsequent queries can fetch the next or previous group, in the Pagination tutorial.

FQL tutorials

  • Learn about the Fauna’s fundamental concepts, including documents, collections, indexes, data modeling, custom functions, plus authentication and authorization in the 5-part Basics tutorial.

  • Learn how to create, read, update, and delete documents with our CRUD tutorial.

  • Learn how to use indexes to sort, search, or to search and sort documents.

  • Fauna is a bi-temporal database. Learn how to execute snapshot and event queries in the Temporality tutorial.

  • Fauna supports multi-tenant databases. Our Multitenancy tutorial shows you how to use this feature.

  • Learn how to use authentication in the user authentication tutorial, and how to control access to information in Fauna with our Attribute-based access control (ABAC) tutorial.

  • Our Social graph demonstrates how to form relationships between users, using a simple graph-like queries.

  • Finally, our E-commerce tutorial demonstrates one way to use Fauna to keep track of users and purchases.