Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: Database

Simplify access to multiple microservices with AWS AppSync and AWS Amplify

This article was written by Faraz Masood, Cloud Architect, AWS   Modern applications and architectures are created with microservices in mind, and the ever evolving nature of each service makes it difficult to build and maintain a single API for multiple clients. Rapid iteration in the development cycle can benefit from an unified API interface […]

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Improving GraphQL API performance and consistency with AWS AppSync Caching and DynamoDB Transactions support

AWS AppSync is a managed GraphQL service that simplifies application development by letting you create a flexible API to securely access, manipulate, and combine data from one or more data sources. Different data sources are often optimized for different use cases and may deliver data at different speeds. The underlying data fields defined in the […]

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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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Amplify Framework adds support for AWS Lambda Triggers in Auth and Storage categories

The Amplify Framework is an open source project for building cloud-enabled mobile and web applications. Today, we’re happy to announce that you can set up AWS Lambda triggers directly from the Amplify CLI. Using Lambda triggers, you can call event-based Lambda functions for authentication, database actions, and storage operations from other AWS services like Amazon […]

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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 releases Pipeline Resolvers, Aurora Serverless support, Delta Sync

AWS AppSync, a Serverless GraphQL backend for providing data to mobile and web applications, has been steadily releasing features over the past year since launching at re:Invent 2017. Today, we’re happy to release several new service and client features for AWS AppSync that can greatly enhance the way you build client applications and provide data […]

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Building a Synchronization Framework for Android

This is the sixth and final part in a series on synchronizing data within an Android mobile app to the AWS Cloud.  Check out the full series: An Introduction to the Sync Framework for Android Building a ContentProvider for Android Using a ContentProvider in Android Mobile Apps Integrating Amazon Cognito with the Android AccountManager API […]

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