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Category: Technical How-to

New features that will enhance your Real-Time experience on AWS AppSync

AWS AppSync is a managed service that uses GraphQL to simplify application development by letting applications securely access, manipulate, and receive 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 […]

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Visualizing big data with AWS AppSync, Amazon Athena, and AWS Amplify

This article was written by Brice Pelle, Principal Technical Account Manager, AWS   Organizations use big data and analytics to extract actionable information from untapped datasets. It can be difficult for you to build an application with access to this trove of data. You want to build great applications quickly and need access to tools […]

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Integrating alternative data sources with AWS AppSync: Amazon Neptune and Amazon ElastiCache

This article was written by Josh Kahn, Senior Solutions Architect, AWS   Since its launch at AWS re:Invent 2017, AWS AppSync has grown the number of and types of natively supported data sources. Today, AppSync supports NoSQL (Amazon DynamoDB), search (Amazon Elasticsearch Service), and relational (Amazon Aurora Serverless) data sources among others. AppSync allows customers […]

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Developing and testing GraphQL APIs, Storage and Functions with Amplify Framework Local Mocking features

This article was written by Ed Lima, Sr. Solutions Architect, AWS and Sean Grove, OneGraph In fullstack application development, iteration is king. At AWS, we’re constantly identifying steps in the process of shipping product that slow iteration, or sap developer productivity and happiness, and work to shorten it. To that end, we’ve provided cloud APIs, serverless […]

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Supporting backend and internal processes with AWS AppSync multiple authorization types

Imagine a scenario where you created a mobile or web application that uses a GraphQL API built on top of AWS AppSync and Amazon DynamoDB tables. Another backend or internal process such as an AWS Lambda function now needs to update data in the backend tables. A new feature in AWS AppSync lets you grant […]

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Using multiple authorization types with AWS AppSync GraphQL APIs

Written by Ionut Trestian, Min Bi, Vasuki Balasubramaniam, Karthikeyan, Manuel Iglesias, BG Yathi Raj, and Nader Dabit Today, AWS announced that AWS AppSync now supports configuring more than one authorization type for GraphQL APIs. You can now configure a single GraphQL API to deliver private and public data. Private data requires authenticated access using authorization […]

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AWS AppSync real-time reference architecture

* This article was written by Ed Lima, Solutions Architect at AWS. Mobile and web applications need to provide engaging and collaborative experiences to users, and real-time access to data is essential. Real-time technologies enable users to receive information as it happens. Use cases such as live scores, second screen, chat applications, dashboards, all sorts […]

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Invoke AWS services directly from AWS AppSync

* Written by Josh Kahn, Senior AWS Solutions Architect based in Chicago, IL. AWS AppSync is a managed GraphQL service that enables developers to easily build data-driven mobile and web applications. Using a serverless backend, you can build a GraphQL API by connecting AWS AppSync to various data sources—including Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, and Amazon […]

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