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JavaScript resolvers: now supporting additional array methods and arrow functions

AWS AppSync pipeline resolvers and functions now support additional array methods and arrow functions

AWS AppSync is a managed service that makes it easy to build scalable APIs that connect applications to data. Developers use AppSync every day to build GraphQL APIs that interact with data sources like Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, and HTTP APIs. With AppSync, developers can write their resolvers using JavaScript, and run their code on […]

fullstack NextJS with MongoDB AD

The fullstack guide to using AWS AppSync and MongoDB Atlas

AWS AppSync is a fully managed service that makes it simple to build scalable APIs for web and mobile applications. It allows you to create APIs that access data from a variety of sources, including databases, serverless functions, and other AWS services. With AWS AppSync, you can build APIs that support real-time data via WebSockets, […]

Amplify CLI CDK v2 support

Use AWS CDK v2 with the AWS Amplify CLI extensibility features (Preview)

With v11.0.0-beta of the Amplify CLI, you can now use AWS CDK v2 to extend or modify your Amplify backend stack. As a recap, at re:Invent 2021, Amplify CLI (v7+) announced a number of extensibility features that gave developers the flexibility to modify their Amplify backend using infrastructure-as-code providers such as AWS CDK or AWS […]

Managing images in your NextJS app with AWS AppSync and the AWS CDK

In modern applications, sharing files is as much a necessity as having a database or authentication. When working with AWS, a common storage solution is to use Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) where files are stored in an S3 bucket. The problem however, is a file often needs to be associated with data stored in […]

Secure AWS AppSync with Amazon Cognito using the AWS CDK

In a previous post, we explored how a public API Key for AWS AppSync provides a simple way of allowing access to resources, however, it does come with the following tradeoffs: Expiring after a certain amount of time. The key is passed on the x-api-key header of the request. Making it easy for bad actors […]

Secure AWS AppSync with API Keys using the AWS CDK

Secure AWS AppSync with API Keys using the AWS CDK

AWS AppSync is a managed GraphQL service offered by AWS. As a managed service, there are no servers to keep track of and scaling up and down due to traffic is automatically handled by AWS. In AppSync, there is no concept of a fully-public API. Every request must be protected by one of the following: […]

8 New features in the Amplify Authenticator for web you should try

8 New features in the Amplify Authenticator for web you should try

This post is written by Erik Hanchett who works at AWS Amplify. Last year, we launched a new redesigned version of our Amplify Authenticator for React, Vue, and Angular (read our launch blog post here). The new Authenticator allows you to add a login experience to your app with a single line of code. It addresses […]

Implement Multi-Region Serverless (and Functionless) WebSocket Pub/Sub APIs with AWS AppSync and Amazon EventBridge

AWS AppSync allows developers to easily implement engaging real-time application experiences by automatically publishing data updates to subscribed API clients via serverless WebSockets connections. With built-in support for WebSockets, AppSync can seamlessly push data to clients that choose to listen to specific events from the backend. This means that you can easily and effortlessly make […]

Amplify Studio Storage

Build a photo gallery React app using Amplify Studio’s new file storage capabilities

Amplify Studio is visual interface for developers to easily add the most important capabilities needed to build an app (e.g. UI components, database tables, GraphQL APIs, authentication, and now file storage). With today’s launch, we have made configuring and managing file storage capabilities from Amplify Studio generally available. This guide will teach you to build […]

New in AWS Amplify Flutter version 0.4.0

This blog post was written by Abdallah Shaban – Senior Product Manager at AWS Amplify and Ashish Nanda – Tech Lead at AWS Amplify. We are announcing the release of version 0.4.0 of the Amplify Flutter library. Please use this Github repo to inform the Amplify Flutter team about features or issues, or visit the […]