Posted On: Nov 15, 2023

We are announcing the general availability of the AWS Amplify JavaScript Library v6 which includes reduced bundle sizes, richer TypeScript support, and integrations with Next.js server-side features. The AWS Amplify JavaScript Library enables frontend developers to connect their web and React Native apps to AWS cloud backends. In this release, Amplify JavaScript now offers richer TypeScript support enhancing developer productivity and reducing runtime errors. Additionally, Apps using this new release will be served with smaller bundle sizes. Amplify JavaScript v6 also introduces an integration with Next.js server-side features such as App Router, Middleware, API routes, and server functions.

Developers can now build web apps leveraging improved TypeScript interfaces for a more intuitive development experience, including syntax highlighting, code completion, and type checking. We have improved app load times by reducing the bundle sizes served with Amplify JavaScript. This version also enables developers to use Amplify JavaScript in Next.js applications client-side or server-side, including in Middleware, API routes, and with the new App Router.

To learn more about this release, check out our blog post or visit our documentation.