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Category: AWS AppSync

Client A inserted data into the AWS AppSync endpoint in Ireland. This data was in turn inserted into Amazon DynamoDB, which replicated the data to Sydney. In Sydney, Amazon DynamoDB streams trigger AWS Lambda functions which notify the AWS AppSync endpoint to the new data. Client C receives the new data via its subscription

Multi Region Deployment of AWS AppSync with Amazon DynamoDB Global Tables

As organizations grow, they often need to serve geographically dispersed users with low latency, prompting them to have a distributed global infrastructure in the cloud. By leveraging the AWS Global Network to deploy applications into multiple AWS Regions, organizations can allow their users to connect to an API endpoint in the Region with the lowest […]

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Evolving REST APIs with GraphQL using AWS AppSync Direct Lambda Resolvers

AWS AppSync is a managed GraphQL service that makes it easy to connect disparate data sources into a single cohesive API. GraphQL APIs start with the definition of a schema that defines the data types and queries for accessing them. Data Sources are the backend services that the API will use to fulfill requests. Finally, […]

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Apollo GraphQL Federation with AWS AppSync

This article was written by Florian Chazal, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS   Update (August 2022): This blog post has been updated to comply with the new Apollo Federation spec v2.0. If you are migrating from v1 check the official documentation. Apollo Federation is an architecture and specification used to build and connect multiple distributed […]

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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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Introducing server-side caching item eviction for AWS AppSync

AWS AppSync is a managed serverless GraphQL service that makes it easy to securely connect to data sources such as Amazon DynamoDB tables, AWS Lambda functions, and more. AppSync offers managed server-side caching that reduces the need to fetch data from your data sources for every single request. This lets developers optimize their GraphQL APIs, and […]

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Introducing configurable batching size for AWS AppSync Lambda resolvers

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. Customers use resolvers attached to AWS Lambda functions to retrieve data from various […]

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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. […]

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