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Your AWS re:Invent 2019 guide to AWS Mobile, Web and Front end Sessions & Workshops

The AWS Amplify team is working hard on this year’s re:Invent with new content about AWS Amplify, AWS AppSync, and building amazing web and mobile apps. We’ve recruited our highest-rated speakers to deliver great content for mobile and web developers and architects. And of course, we will be announcing new capabilities and customer-requested features for […]

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Amplify CLI enables creating Amazon Cognito User Pool Groups, configuring fine-grained permissions on groups, and adding user management capabilities to applications

One of the main challenges when building a mobile or web application is authentication of users and authorization of authenticated users to access your backend resources. For example, you may have a blog where you want different users to have different access levels based on a logical grouping: Read permissions for all authenticated users, edit […]

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Amplify CLI simplifies starting from existing Amplify projects and adds new command for extending CLI capabilities

The Amplify Framework is an open source project for building cloud-enabled mobile and web applications. Today, we are happy to announce new features in the Amplify CLI that simplify the developer experience by enabling developers to get started from an existing Amplify project hosted on a Git repo by using a single command. The ‘amplify init’ […]

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Running end-to-end Cypress tests for your fullstack CI/CD deployment with Amplify Console

This article was written by Nikhil Swaminathan, Sr. Technical Product Manager, AWS. Amplify Console now officially supports end-to-end (E2E) testing as part of your continuous deployment pipeline. E2E tests allow you to test your whole application from start to finish. Writing unit tests for the separate components of your app (e.g. product search flow, checkout […]

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Visualizing big data with AWS AppSync, Amazon Athena, and AWS Amplify

This article was written by Brice Pelle, Principal Technical Account Manager, AWS   Organizations use big data and analytics to extract actionable information from untapped datasets. It can be difficult for you to build an application with access to this trove of data. You want to build great applications quickly and need access to tools […]

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Integrating alternative data sources with AWS AppSync: Amazon Neptune and Amazon ElastiCache

This article was written by Josh Kahn, Senior Solutions Architect, AWS   Since its launch at AWS re:Invent 2017, AWS AppSync has grown the number of and types of natively supported data sources. Today, AppSync supports NoSQL (Amazon DynamoDB), search (Amazon Elasticsearch Service), and relational (Amazon Aurora Serverless) data sources among others. AppSync allows customers […]

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Building progressive web apps with the Amplify Framework and AWS AppSync

This article was written by Rob Costello, Solutions Architect, AWS Many organizations regularly collect valuable data about employees’ or customers’ experiences or concerns using polls or surveys. For this scenario, a client application should perform the following tasks: Present different types of questions Collect responses from varying sets of users Store data (and metadata) for […]

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Developing and testing GraphQL APIs, Storage and Functions with Amplify Framework Local Mocking features

This article was written by Ed Lima, Sr. Solutions Architect, AWS and Sean Grove, OneGraph In fullstack application development, iteration is king. At AWS, we’re constantly identifying steps in the process of shipping product that slow iteration, or sap developer productivity and happiness, and work to shorten it. To that end, we’ve provided cloud APIs, serverless […]

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Supporting backend and internal processes with AWS AppSync multiple authorization types

Imagine a scenario where you created a mobile or web application that uses a GraphQL API built on top of AWS AppSync and Amazon DynamoDB tables. Another backend or internal process such as an AWS Lambda function now needs to update data in the backend tables. A new feature in AWS AppSync lets you grant […]

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