Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: Compute

Build a Serverless Full-Stack Registration App in minutes using AWS Amplify

Customers often ask developers to design and create a web application form that captures the registration for some events or training that they want to host. AWS Amplify solves this problem by creating the required resources and generating the boilerplate integration code for different layers using serverless technologies. Now, developers can focus on developing the […]

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Client A inserted data into the AWS AppSync endpoint in Ireland. This data was in turn inserted into Amazon DynamoDB, which replicated the data to Sydney. In Sydney, Amazon DynamoDB streams trigger AWS Lambda functions which notify the AWS AppSync endpoint to the new data. Client C receives the new data via its subscription

Multi Region Deployment of AWS AppSync with Amazon DynamoDB Global Tables

As organizations grow, they often need to serve geographically dispersed users with low latency, prompting them to have a distributed global infrastructure in the cloud. By leveraging the AWS Global Network to deploy applications into multiple AWS Regions, organizations can allow their users to connect to an API endpoint in the Region with the lowest […]

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Evolving REST APIs with GraphQL using AWS AppSync Direct Lambda Resolvers

AWS AppSync is a managed GraphQL service that makes it easy to connect disparate data sources into a single cohesive API. GraphQL APIs start with the definition of a schema that defines the data types and queries for accessing them. Data Sources are the backend services that the API will use to fulfill requests. Finally, […]

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Apollo GraphQL Federation with AWS AppSync

This article was written by Florian Chazal, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS     Apollo Federation is an architecture and specification used to build and connect multiple distributed backend GraphQL (micro)services, exposing a single endpoint and GraphQL schema to API clients and consumers. In this post we explain how to setup an Apollo Federation Gateway […]

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Amazon Location Service enables Matrix Routing to optimize route planning

Amazon Location Service introduces Matrix Routing as a new feature to Routes that lets you calculate routes between one or more departure and destination positions. Matrix Routing will return the shortest time and distance between each departure and destination point in your Matrix. With Amazon Location Matrix Routing, you can specify additional routing parameters for […]

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Introducing configurable batching size for AWS AppSync Lambda resolvers

AWS AppSync is a serverless GraphQL service that makes it easy to create single endpoint GraphQL and realtime APIs. AppSync lets you combine disparate data sources and deliver the results to applications in an expected format, as specified by your API’s schema definition. Customers use resolvers attached to AWS Lambda functions to retrieve data from various […]

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Extend Amplify backend with custom AWS resources using AWS CDK or CloudFormation

Today, AWS Amplify announces a new amplify add custom command to add any of the 175+ AWS services to an Amplify-created backend using the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) or AWS CloudFormation. The new ability to add custom resources enables developers to add additional resources beyond Amplify’s built-in use cases with a single command. AWS […]

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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 […]

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

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 required for dispatching and public safety management for a long […]

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