Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: AWS Cloud Development Kit

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 […]

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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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Simple serverless WebSocket real-time API with AWS AppSync (little or no GraphQL experience required)

AWS AppSync simplifies application development by letting applications securely access, manipulate, and receive data as well as real-time updates from multiple data sources, such as databases or APIs. Taking advantage of GraphQL subscriptions to perform real-time operations, AppSync can push data to clients that choose to listen to specific events from the backend. This means […]

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Export Amplify backends to CDK and use with existing deployment pipelines

Today, AWS Amplify announces the ability to export Amplify CLI-generated backends as a Cloud Development Kit (CDK) stack and incorporate into existing CDK deployment pipelines. This new capability allows frontend developers to build their app backend quickly and, each time it is ready to ship, hand it over to DevOps teams to deploy to production. […]

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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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AWS Amplify announces the ability to override Amplify-generated resources using CDK

Override Amplify-generated backend resources using CDK

AWS Amplify announces the ability for developers to override Amplify-generated IAM, Cognito, S3, and DynamoDB resource configurations to best meet app requirements. With the new override capability, developers can easily configure their backend with Amplify-provided defaults but still customize fine-grained resource settings. AWS Amplify is the fastest and easiest way to build cloud-powered mobile and […]

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Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) IoT Mobile Application with AWS Amplify, AWS IoT and Swift

This article was written by Ashu Joshi, Global Head, Enterprise Solutions, AWS Professional Services. Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) is a widely used protocol for building Internet of Things (IoT) products. Fitness products and wearables are good examples of BLE connected IoT products. This post shows how to get started on your journey to build a […]

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

September 14, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. 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 […]

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Building Scalable GraphQL APIs on AWS with CDK, TypeScript, AWS AppSync, Amazon DynamoDB, and AWS Lambda

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, manipulate, and combine data from one or more data sources with a single network call and API endpoint. […]

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