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Category: AWS Amplify

Introducing Custom Domain Names for AWS AppSync APIs

AWS AppSync is a managed serverless GraphQL service that makes it easy to create GraphQL APIs. You can use AppSync to securely access, manipulate, and combine data from one or more data sources in a single API call. Developers use AppSync to build scalable applications for a wide range of use cases, such as real-time […]

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AWS Amplify Studio – Figma to Fullstack React App With Minimal Programming

AWS Amplify announces AWS Amplify Studio, a visual development environment that offers frontend developers new features (public preview) to accelerate UI development with minimal coding, while integrating Amplify’s powerful backend configuration and management capabilities. Amplify Studio automatically translates designs made in Figma to human-readable React UI component code. Within Amplify Studio, developers can visually connect […]

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AWS Amplify announces the new GraphQL Transformer v2. More feature-rich, flexible, and extensible.

Today, AWS Amplify announces the GraphQL Transformer version 2, enabling developers to develop more feature-rich, flexible, and extensible GraphQL-based app backends even with minimal cloud expertise. The AWS Amplify CLI is a command line toolchain that helps frontend developers create app backends in the cloud. With the Transformer, developers can configure their backend data model […]

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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Generate human-readable seed data with Amplify Studio

This guide will teach you to build a blog page filled with fake blog posts using the AWS Amplify Admin UI’s new data improvements. We’ve added richer seed data generation using Faker, as well as the ability to download your data as a CSV. This makes development easier, thereby enabling you to create realistic demos, […]

Add Maps to your App in 3 Steps with AWS Amplify Geo powered by Amazon Location Service

Today’s release of AWS Amplify Geo allows developers to quickly and easily add maps with markers and location search to their JavaScript-based web apps. The location APIs are powered by Amazon Location Service and the UI components are extended from a popular open-source map library, MapLibre. Benefits Add maps and search functionality to a simple HTML […]

Create a Custom Map Style with Amazon Location Service

UX designers and web developers alike wish to have each component of their website meet the company’s branding requirements while providing a visual impact on its own. Web maps are no exception to this since they provide important visualizations for geographical data. The ability to customize is invaluable when a map is a big part […]

Implementing Estimated Time of Arrival and Proximity Notifications for Delivery using Amazon Location Service

The development of location-based services is increasing at a rapid rate, supporting use cases such as asset track and delivery services. In this blog, we’ll show you how to implement an estimated time of arrival or proximity notification using Amazon Location Service. An example of this would be delivery of building materials (e.g., lumber, copper […]