Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: Compute

Implementing Estimated Time of Arrival and Proximity Notifications for Delivery using Amazon Location Service

The development of location-based services is increasing at a rapid rate, supporting use cases such as asset track and delivery services. In this blog, we’ll show you how to implement an estimated time of arrival or proximity notification using Amazon Location Service. An example of this would be delivery of building materials (e.g., lumber, copper […]

Read More

Cross-Platform Mobile Tracking App with AWS Amplify and Amazon Location Service

This article was written by Aaron Sempf and Florian Seidel. Location-based tracking applications have become very popular in recent years with the rise of ride-sharing companies and augmented reality “catch them all” style games. But personnel tracking in areas such as policing, ambulance, firefighting and other departments has been an integral part of the intelligence […]

Read More

Implement group based authorization for AWS AppSync GraphQL APIs with Okta

This article was written by Deepti Chilmakuru, Cloud Application Architect, AWS, and Jack Michel, Front End Developer, AWS September 14, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. AWS AppSync is a managed serverless GraphQL service that simplifies application development by letting you create a flexible API to securely access, […]

Read More

Introducing Lambda authorization for AWS AppSync GraphQL APIs

This article was written by Brice Pellé, Principal Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS AWS AppSync is a fully managed service which allows developers to deploy and interact with serverless scalable GraphQL backends on AWS. As an application data service, AppSync makes it easy to connect applications to multiple data sources using a single API. AppSync supports […]

Read More

Configure environment variables and secrets for your Lambda functions with Amplify CLI

With the recent release, Amplify CLI allows you to set environment variables and secrets for your Lambda functions. This feature is available as an advanced setting in Amplify’s “Function” category and allows you to configure environment variables and secrets interactively. The secrets configuration uses AWS Parameter Store backed by a “SecureString” parameter. In addition, this […]

Read More
The employee mobile application connects to Amazon Location’s Tracker via the Amazon Location SDK, once the latitude and longitude provided by the tracker crosses a geofence, an event is sent to EventBridge and a Lambda Function is triggered. This Lambda function updates DynamoDB via AppSync with the user’s information, marking them as safe or not. Another app, targeting the patrol officers, track the users and their safety status. Both mobile applications rely on Cognito for authentication and authorization. AWS Amplify is used by the mobile app to connect to Cognito, via Amplify Auth, and AppSync, via Amplify API and Amplify DataStore.

Create an iOS tracker application with Amazon Location Service and AWS Amplify

This article was written by Fernando Rocha Silva and Panna Shetty Emergency management teams are constantly tackling one crisis after another, whether it is managing the COVID pandemic or battling raging wild fires across California. These frontline workers venture into dangerous situations to rescue those in need, potentially risking their own lives. Firefighters go above […]

Read More
DataStore + SQL data source architecture diagram

Connect Amplify DataStore with existing SQL datasources; adding offline and sync features in your application

This blog post was written by Brice Pellé – Principal Solution Architect – AWS AppSync. Amplify DataStore is a library that provides a programming model for leveraging shared and distributed data without writing additional code for offline and online scenarios. With the Amplify CLI, you can easily set up a new application that leverages AWS […]

Read More

FinTech Startup Credit Genie: Ultimate Speed from MVP to Growth

For many people, it’s easy to rack up thousands of dollars in personal debt. Lending institutions have invested heavily in the technology behind credit applications, creating convenient online credit application platforms. Getting a personal loan or credit card is as simple as filling in your details into a one-page form and clicking “submit.” In many […]

Read More

Getting started with Amazon Location

This post was written by Shu Sia Lukito, Partner Solutions Architect On-line shopping is so common today it will be difficult to find anybody who doesn’t use it. Delivery is a crucial component of this model. E-commerce providers rely heavily on robust and reliable delivery systems. There is a single customer experience we want to […]

Read More

Integrating GraphQL and SQL with AWS AppSync, AWS Lambda and Amazon RDS Proxy

This article was written by Eduardo Rabelo, Solutions Architect, AWS Organizations choose to build APIs because it helps them develop secure applications faster as well as abstract and protect their backend services and databases. GraphQL is an API technology that empowers developers to query multiple databases, microservices, and APIs with a single endpoint in a […]

Read More