AWS Mobile Blog

Amplify Framework announces new Amazon Aurora Serverless and GraphQL Transform features for building AWS AppSync APIs

The Amplify Framework is an open-source project for building cloud-enabled applications. Today, we’re happy to announce new features for the GraphQL Transform library, which is part of the AWS Amplify command line interface (CLI). The GraphQL Transform library enables you to quickly deploy scalable AWS AppSync backends for your web and mobile applications. In this […]

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AWS AppSync real-time reference architecture

* This article was written by Ed Lima, Solutions Architect at AWS. Mobile and web applications need to provide engaging and collaborative experiences to users, and real-time access to data is essential. Real-time technologies enable users to receive information as it happens. Use cases such as live scores, second screen, chat applications, dashboards, all sorts […]

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Invoke AWS services directly from AWS AppSync

* Written by Josh Kahn, Senior AWS Solutions Architect based in Chicago, IL. AWS AppSync is a managed GraphQL service that enables developers to easily build data-driven mobile and web applications. Using a serverless backend, you can build a GraphQL API by connecting AWS AppSync to various data sources—including Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, and Amazon […]

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Amplify Framework simplifies configuration for OAuth flows, the hosted UI, and AR/VR scenes for mobile and web developers

Written by Kurt Kemple, Sr. Developer Advocate & Gerard Sans, Sr. Developer Advocate The Amplify Framework is an open-source project for building cloud-enabled applications. Today, we’re happy to announce new features in the authentication , XR, storage, and API categories. It’s now possible to configure OAuth 2.0 authorization flows and enable the Amazon Cognito hosted […]

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Amplify Framework adds authentication features and enhancements for iOS and Android Mobile SDKs

Authentication and authorization play a key role in mobile development. The AWS Amplify team has been busy improving on the previous simplified development changes for iOS and Android that introduced user state tracking, token management, and offline enhancements. Based on your feedback, we’ve added new features and have made improvements to the way you add […]

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AWS Joins the GraphQL Foundation

Written by Robert Zhu, AWS Principal Technical Evangelist We are excited to announce that AWS is now part of the GraphQL Foundation, and we can’t wait to help the Foundation build an open and vibrant GraphQL community. Let me explain why this is so important for Amazon, AWS customers, and me personally. When Amazon moved […]

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AWS Amplify Console supports instant cache invalidation and delta deployments on every code commit

*This article was written by Nikhil Swaminathan & Dan Green from the AWS Amplify Console team. The Amplify Console now supports instant cache invalidation, which enables you to deploy updates to your single page or static app instantly—without giving up the performance benefits of content delivery network (CDN) caching. This means that you no longer […]

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Amplify adds support for multiple environments, custom resolvers, larger data models, and IAM roles including MFA

The Amplify Framework is an open source project for building cloud-enabled applications. Today, we are happy to announce the release of new features in the Amplify Framework. Multiple Environment Support The Amplify CLI now supports multiple development environments. This addition enables you and your team to create and test out features in a sandboxed environment that’s completely separate from your […]

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Testing mobile apps across hundreds of real devices with Appium, Node.js, and AWS Device Farm

In this blog post, we’re going to dive into how to use  AWS Device Farm to run and test a sample mobile app using Node.js and Appium. Device Farm is an application testing service that lets you test and interact with applications on many real devices at once. You can also reproduce issues on a […]

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Implementing passwordless email authentication with Amazon Cognito

Having to remember passwords can be a pain, especially for passwords that you don’t use often. Like most people, you too are probably familiar with having to click the “forgot password” link or button on websites and apps. Many people are tempted to use bad practices such as using short passwords, using easily guessable passwords, […]

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