AWS Mobile Blog

Category: Mobile Services

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 real-time reference architecture

* This article was written by Ed Lima, Solutions Architect at AWS. Mobile and web applications need to provide engaging and collaborative experiences to users, and real-time access to data is essential. Real-time technologies enable users to receive information as it happens. Use cases such as live scores, second screen, chat applications, dashboards, all sorts […]

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Invoke AWS services directly from AWS AppSync

* Written by Josh Kahn, Senior AWS Solutions Architect based in Chicago, IL. AWS AppSync is a managed GraphQL service that enables developers to easily build data-driven mobile and web applications. Using a serverless backend, you can build a GraphQL API by connecting AWS AppSync to various data sources—including Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, and Amazon […]

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Testing mobile apps across hundreds of real devices with Appium, Node.js, and AWS Device Farm

In this blog post, we’re going to dive into how to use  AWS Device Farm to run and test a sample mobile app using Node.js and Appium. Device Farm is an application testing service that lets you test and interact with applications on many real devices at once. You can also reproduce issues on a […]

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Implementing passwordless email authentication with Amazon Cognito

Having to remember passwords can be a pain, especially for passwords that you don’t use often. Like most people, you too are probably familiar with having to click the “forgot password” link or button on websites and apps. Many people are tempted to use bad practices such as using short passwords, using easily guessable passwords, […]

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Building an Android app with AWS Amplify – Part 2

This is part 2 of a two-part series of walkthroughs on how to build an AWS cloud-enabled Android mobile app with the AWS Amplify toolchain. In this post, we continue from part 1 and add more advanced features to our Android app. We cover the following: Using optimistic updates: AWS AppSync API offline support Using […]

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AWS Mobile gets Amplified: A new home for modern app development

In November 2017, we launched AWS Amplify, initially an open-source JavaScript library that makes it easier to develop cloud-connected mobile and web apps—and AWS AppSync, for creating a real-time and offline-capable data-layer API for your mobile and web apps. In the last 12 months, we’ve introduced significant additional capabilities for both AWS Amplify and AWS […]

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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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Your guide to AWS mobile and web development at re:Invent 2018

AWS re:Invent 2018 is almost here, and we know you won’t want to miss any of the mobile and web app development sessions. We have a lot of great content this year—almost three times more than last year! In addition, you can hear from several customers, including Hulu, ALDO, and Ticketmaster, on how they used […]

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