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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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Authenticator

Amplify UI’s new Authenticator component makes it easy to add customizable login pages to your React, Angular, or Vue app

This post is written by Nikhil Swaminathan and Eric Clemmons who work at AWS Amplify. AWS Amplify UI recently announced a new version of the Authenticator component for JavaScript (JS)-based web apps, giving developers the easiest way to add login experiences to their app with a single line of code. The new version of the […]

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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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Testing web applications hosted in a private network using AWS Device Farm

AWS Device Farm offers an elastic Selenium Grid in the cloud that provides instant access to different versions of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge browsers running on Windows servers. Today, thousands of web developers are leveraging Device Farm’s Grid to verify that their applications function and perform as intended on popular browsers. Recently, […]

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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 […]

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Implementing caching for pipeline resolvers in AWS AppSync GraphQL APIs

This article was written by Eric Robertson, SDE Intern, AWS AppSync AWS AppSync is a fully managed service which allows developers to deploy and interact with a scalable serverless GraphQL API backend on AWS. GraphQL provides a complete description of the API data in a strongly typed system, making it easier to evolve APIs over […]

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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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