Front-End Web & Mobile

How to build a Chrome extension that integrates with Amplify resources

AWS Amplify is the fastest and easiest way to build cloud-powered mobile and web apps on AWS. Amplify comprises a set of tools and services that enables front-end web and mobile developers to leverage the power of AWS services to build innovative and feature-rich applications. Chrome extensions are a great way to build mini applications that […]

Building a GraphQL API with Java and AWS Lambda

Modern applications are driven by rich UI experience. GraphQL APIs are gaining popularity with developers and teams of all sizes as an alternative to REST APIs to support these applications. AWS Lambda is a serverless, event-driven compute service that lets you run code for virtually any type of application or backend service without provisioning or […]

How to enforce user quota on AWS AppSync with Lambda Authorizer

API Quotas define the valid amount of calls available for a consumer during a specific amount of time. Enforcing quotas protects your API from unintentional abuse, minimizes data exfiltration and protects your resources from excessive usage. Beyond the mentioned security benefits, it can also unlock your capabilities to monetize the digital assets sitting behind the […]

Amazon Music Unifies Music Queuing at Scale Using AWS AppSync and AWS Amplify

With millions of music lovers modifying their playlists and queues, switching between mobile and voice devices, and going in and out of network connectivity, music streaming service Amazon Music needs to deliver an engaging, low-latency experience. To create this seamless customer experience while scaling to support peak workloads, Amazon Music decided to build a centralized, […]

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NEW: Generate React UI components with nested list data from Figma designs using Amplify Studio

This blog post was written by Wesley Peck, Senior Product Manager – Technical at AWS Amplify. Component Slots are a new feature in Amplify Studio that allows you to customize the content of components from your UI Library. If you haven’t read through our previous posts in this series, take a look to learn how […]

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Build an e-Commerce site with Figma-to-React code using Component Slots and dynamic data

This blog post was written by Wesley Peck, Senior Product Manager – Technical at AWS Amplify. Component Slots are a new Amplify Studio feature that allows you to pass content as children of your components. Last time, we outlined how to pass static content into a component generated by AWS Amplify Studio. Now, we will […]

Build your own application for route optimization and tracking using AWS Amplify and Amazon Location Service

Many companies serve their customers “in the field.” These are broadly: 1) companies that have a field service business function, e.g., for the repair of equipment that they sell to their customers, and 2) companies that have a route sales business function, e.g., a Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) company’s own or contract employees stocking the […]

Resolve Single Page Application integration issues with legacy API’s that do not support CORS using AWS

Many modern cloud native web application architectures include Single Page Applications (SPA’s) integrating with multiple backend API’s. As customers start defining their transitional architectures for modernizing their monolithic web applications and migrating to cloud, one of the common issues that they run into is integrating their modern frontend layer with legacy backend API’s that are […]

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Introducing Component Slots for Figma-to-React code in Amplify Studio

This blog post was written by Wesley Peck, Senior Product Manager – Technical at AWS Amplify. AWS Amplify Studio is excited to announce a new feature for the Amplify Studio UI Library called “Component Slots”! Component Slots allow you to pass React components or any JSX elements as children of a component generated by Figma. […]

Single-table vs multi-table DynamoDB design patterns with GraphQL APIs and AWS AppSync

This article was written by Joe Tronolone, Program Manager Intern, AWS GraphQL is a query language for APIs and a runtime for fulfilling those queries with your existing data. GraphQL provides a complete and understandable description of the data in your API, giving clients the power to ask for exactly what they need and nothing […]