Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: Compute

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Power your MVP to Growth: How startup Busby selected their MVP technology to Scale

If you follow startups the story is familiar — friends have an idea, they decide it’s a worthwhile idea to pursue, they build a minimum viable product (MVP), take it to market and work on growing the business. Fortunately for some, they find early investors and customers who understand the solution and the founding team […]

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Real-time live sports updates with AWS AppSync

This article was written by Stefano Sandrini, Sr. Mobile Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS     AWS AppSync is a fully managed service that allows to deploy serverless GraphQL backends in the AWS Cloud. It provides features that developers can use to create modern data driven applications allowing to easily query multiple databases, microservices, and APIs […]

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Zero-effort Container deployment for GraphQL and REST APIs and Web Hosting with Amplify CLI

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. With today’s Amplify CLI release, we’re enabling front-end web and […]

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Building Real-time Serverless APIs with PostgreSQL, CDK, TypeScript, and AWS AppSync

AWS AppSync is a managed serverless GraphQL API service that simplifies application development by letting you create a flexible interface to securely access, manipulate, and combine data from one or more data sources with a single network call and API endpoint. With AppSync, developers can build scalable applications on a range of data sources, including […]

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