Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: Technical How-to

Connect Amazon Bedrock to your data with AWS AppSync and GraphQL

This post describes how you can leverage AWS AppSync and GraphQL APIs to seamlessly connect your Amazon Bedrock FMs and Agents to both public APIs and to your private APIs and databases. Amazon Bedrock is a generative AI service, and is the easiest way to build and scale generative AI applications with foundation models (FMs). […]

Modern Tooling for Your Website using AWS, Contentful, and Next.js

Modern Tooling for Your Website using AWS, Contentful & Next.js In this tutorial, we’ll build a blog website from beginning to end with an A-level Lighthouse performance scale and low maintenance friction. I’ll show you how to store your content with a Contentful model, access the content from a Next.js app and deploy the Next.js […]

Architecture Patterns for AWS AppSync Private APIs

AWS AppSync is a fully managed service that enables developers to create GraphQL APIs that securely access, manipulate and combine data from one or more data sources. Recently, AWS announced the support for AWS AppSync Private APIs to help customers restrict access to your GraphQL APIs to API consumers within a private network, such as […]

Build a Geospatial Application with Amazon Location Service API Keys

Geospatial applications have become an integral part of our daily lives, from interactive maps to location-based services. With the increasing demand for such applications, developers require powerful and secure tools to build reliable geospatial solutions. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been at the forefront of providing cutting-edge services, and the recent launch of Amazon Location […]

Connect a React app to GraphQL and DynamoDB with AWS CDK and Amplify

Today, we’re excited to announce the official AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) construct for Amplify’s GraphQL APIs capabilities. With Amplify’s GraphQL API CDK construct, you can create a real-time GraphQL API backed by data sources such as Amazon DynamoDB tables or AWS Lambda functions using a single GraphQL schema definition. (View on Construct Hub) Launching […]

Build a Conversational AI app to Interact with AWS using AWS Amplify

Developing a conversational application involves multiple complex components, such as authentication workflows, API interfaces, data management, and intent fulfilment business logic. These elements can be challenging to integrate and set up properly, especially for developers who are new to building conversational applications or who may not have extensive experience with AWS services. This blog post […]

Detect real users with AWS Amplify and Face Liveness

In the world of spoofing and bad actors, AWS Amplify and the Amplify UI FaceLivenessDetector component can help you verify if your app is being used by real users. This connected component library is powered by Amazon Rekognition Face Liveness feature. No machine learning or artificial intelligence (AI) experience is needed. This fully managed feature […]

NextJs on Amplify

SSG vs SSR in Next.js Web Applications: Choosing the Right Rendering Approach

Next.js, a popular React framework, has changed the way developers build modern web applications. It offers powerful features, such as Server-Side Rendering (SSR) and Static Site Generation (SSG), which optimize your application’s performance and user experience. In this blog post, we’ll explore the key differences between SSG and SSR, their advantages, when to choose one […]

Building a social network app with Amplify Form Builder and Storage

For apps that are heavily image dependent, like social media apps, managing file upload and access is core to the app’s success. Integrating with all the services needed for cloud-based file management and access can be painful, but Amplify Studio can provide you with tools to integrate quickly and easily with AWS S3 storage. In […]

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 backend […]