Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: Best Practices

Apollo GraphQL Federation with AWS AppSync

This article was written by Florian Chazal, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS     Apollo Federation is an architecture and specification used to build and connect multiple distributed backend GraphQL (micro)services, exposing a single endpoint and GraphQL schema to API clients and consumers. In this post we explain how to setup an Apollo Federation Gateway […]

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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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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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Implement group based authorization for AWS AppSync GraphQL APIs with Okta

This article was written by Deepti Chilmakuru, Cloud Application Architect, AWS, and Jack Michel, Front End Developer, AWS September 14, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. AWS AppSync is a managed serverless GraphQL service that simplifies application development by letting you create a flexible API to securely access, […]

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Introducing Lambda authorization for AWS AppSync GraphQL APIs

This article was written by Brice Pellé, Principal Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS AWS AppSync is a fully managed service which allows developers to deploy and interact with serverless scalable GraphQL backends on AWS. As an application data service, AppSync makes it easy to connect applications to multiple data sources using a single API. AppSync supports […]

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Simplify out of band AWS AppSync real-time subscriptions with Amazon EventBridge

This article was written by Josh Kahn, Principal Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS September 14, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Real-time, up-to-date data is valuable for many categories of applications. From sports scores to stock quotes to delivery apps and many others, real-time data is essential in building […]

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The employee mobile application connects to Amazon Location’s Tracker via the Amazon Location SDK, once the latitude and longitude provided by the tracker crosses a geofence, an event is sent to EventBridge and a Lambda Function is triggered. This Lambda function updates DynamoDB via AppSync with the user’s information, marking them as safe or not. Another app, targeting the patrol officers, track the users and their safety status. Both mobile applications rely on Cognito for authentication and authorization. AWS Amplify is used by the mobile app to connect to Cognito, via Amplify Auth, and AppSync, via Amplify API and Amplify DataStore.

Create an iOS tracker application with Amazon Location Service and AWS Amplify

This article was written by Fernando Rocha Silva and Panna Shetty Emergency management teams are constantly tackling one crisis after another, whether it is managing the COVID pandemic or battling raging wild fires across California. These frontline workers venture into dangerous situations to rescue those in need, potentially risking their own lives. Firefighters go above […]

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Complete guide to full-stack CI/CD workflows with AWS Amplify

Today AWS Amplify launched new enhancements to it’s CI/CD workflow for full-stack deployments that include conditional backend deployments, automatic build-time generation of the Amplify cloud configuration (aws-exports.js file), and easy re-use of backends across Amplify apps. These features make it even simpler to set up a full-stack, production-ready web app on AWS. AWS Amplify offers […]

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DataStore + SQL data source architecture diagram

Connect Amplify DataStore with existing SQL datasources; adding offline and sync features in your application

This blog post was written by Brice Pellé – Principal Solution Architect – AWS AppSync. Amplify DataStore is a library that provides a programming model for leveraging shared and distributed data without writing additional code for offline and online scenarios. With the Amplify CLI, you can easily set up a new application that leverages AWS […]

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Explore AWS AppSync APIs with GraphiQL from your local machine

This article was written by Eduardo Rabelo, Solutions Architect, AWS     AWS AppSync is a managed GraphQL service that simplifies application development by letting you create a flexible API to securely access, manipulate, and combine data from one or more data sources with less network calls. With AWS AppSync you can build scalable applications, […]

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