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Category: AWS AppSync

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NEW: Build React forms for any API in minutes with AWS Amplify Studio (no AWS Account required)

Today, AWS Amplify announces Amplify Studio form builder, the new way to build React form components for any API. Amplify Studio is a visual interface that helps customers build full-stack web and mobile apps faster. Developers can now generate cloud-connected React forms based on their app’s GraphQL data model or REST APIs in one click […]

Getting started with JavaScript resolvers in AWS AppSync GraphQL APIs

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 datasources like Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, and HTTP APIs. For example, you can connect to an Amazon DynamoDB table, and implement your data access […]

Your front-end web and mobile guide to re:Invent 2022

Your front-end web and mobile guide to re:Invent 2022

We’re excited to join the global cloud computing community virtually and in Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent, a learning conference for meeting fellow builders, getting inspired, and rethinking what’s possible. The event begins on November 28, 2022 and will feature keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities, access to more than 2,000 technical sessions, a partner […]

Building Offline first applications with AWS Amplify DataStore – Part 2

Building Offline first applications has been a challenge for developers, which have been relentlessly looking for ways to improve how applications are built. In the first part of this post, I revisited the concept of Offline first applications, some of the main challenges and how AWS Amplify DataStore can solve them. In this post, I […]

Building Offline first applications with AWS Amplify DataStore – Part 1

Developers have been looking for ways to improve how applications are built and the Offline first approach is one example of this quest. In this series of two posts, I will show how AWS Amplify DataStore addresses the main challenges of building Offline first applications. Introduction The development of cloud native applications requires an environment […]

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: […]

7 ways to reduce latency in your AppSync API

7 ways to reduce latency in your AWS AppSync API

Overview AWS AppSync is a serverless GraphQL service that makes it easy to create single endpoint GraphQL and realtime APIs. AppSync lets you combine disparate data sources and deliver the results to applications in an expected format, as specified by your API’s schema definition. As with any GraphQL service, there are mechanisms in place to […]

Announcing server-side filters GraphQL subscriptions with AWS Amplify

Today, AWS Amplify is launching the ability for you to filter real-time GraphQL subscription events service-side with Amplify CLI version 10.3.1. This gives developers the ability to optimize network traffic by only getting the real-time events for the data they care about. For example, for a live stream broadcasting website, developers can now filter the […]

Build real-time multi-user experiences using GraphQL on AWS Amplify

Today, AWS Amplify announces new real-time authorization capabilities enabling developers to build collaboration experiences with only a few lines of code. This features enables developers to share data between users by simply appending an “array” of data owners. Update to Amplify CLI version 10.3.1 and above and deploy your GraphQL API to enable this feature. […]