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Hey Sebastian,

A tip I’d give — when developing custom functions, upgrade your graphql-request package which will then ask for TypedDocumentNode instead of strings for your GraphQL query.

  • Add GraphQL codegen
  • Set up a script to generate your typed documents
  • Get fully typed results and query

For me, this made development significantly less error prone.

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Sounds awesome, Kenna! Could you provide a few of the steps for this and an screenshot? I think we could slate it for week 8 :slight_smile:

Using currying or higher order functions with custom resolvers.

For example I what to send all my errors to Sentry.

// src/shared/withSentry.js
import * as Sentry from '@sentry/node';

const config = {
  dsn: process.env.SENTRY_DSN,


export const withSentry = (customFunction) => async (
) => {
  try {
    return await customFunction(event, ctx);
  } catch (error) {
    if (error) {
      console.error(JSON.stringify(error.message, null, 2));

    Sentry.withScope(scope => {
        rawEvent: JSON.stringify(event),
        functionName: customFunction?.name,


    await Sentry.flush(2000);

    throw error;


const myResolver = async (
) => {
  const shouldThrowError =;

  if (!!shouldThrowError) {
    throw new Error('Test error');

  return {
    data: {
      success: true,

export default withSentry(myResolver);

Hey @vyacheslav.solomin we actually have 2 content pieces coming out for the Academy that talk about using higher-order functions! You’ll see them soon :+1: