Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: Technical How-to

Cross-Platform Mobile Tracking App with AWS Amplify and Amazon Location Service

Location-based tracking applications have become very popular in recent years with the rise of ride-sharing companies and augmented reality “catch them all” style games. But personnel tracking in areas such as policing, ambulance, firefighting and other departments has been an integral part of the intelligence required for dispatching and public safety management for a long […]

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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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Enable Sign in with Apple on your app with AWS Amplify

This article was written by Anna Pfoertsch. In this guide you will learn how to build a simple social sign in page for your Amplify project using the AWS Amplify Admin UI’s new Sign in with Apple (SIWA) functionality. SIWA supplements Amplify’s currently supported Identity Providers (Google, Facebook, and Amazon), and continues to allow developers […]

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Getting Started with AWS Amplify DataStore Multi-Auth for Android

Managing which users have access to specific content is a problem that most modern apps face. With the recent release, AWS Amplify DataStore allows you to define multiple authorization (multi-auth) types for your GraphQL data schemas. Multi-auth types make it easier to manage user access and enable personalized content for users once they sign in. […]

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Getting Started with AWS Amplify DataStore Multi-Auth for iOS

Managing which users have access to specific content is a problem that most modern apps face. With the recent release, AWS Amplify DataStore allows you to define multiple authorization (multi-auth) types for your GraphQL data schemas. Multi-auth types make it easier to manage user access and enable personalized content for users once they sign in. […]

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AWS Amplify allows you to mix and match authorization modes in DataStore

With today’s release, Amplify DataStore gains the ability to configure multiple authorization modes for a single app data backend. DataStore provides frontend app developers the ability to build real-time apps with offline capabilities by storing data on-device (web browser or mobile device), and automatically synchronizing data to the cloud and across devices on an internet […]

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Configure environment variables and secrets for your Lambda functions with Amplify CLI

With the recent release, Amplify CLI allows you to set environment variables and secrets for your Lambda functions. This feature is available as an advanced setting in Amplify’s “Function” category and allows you to configure environment variables and secrets interactively. The secrets configuration uses AWS Parameter Store backed by a “SecureString” parameter. In addition, this […]

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Import existing Amazon Cognito resources with Amplify Admin UI

This blog post was written by Anna Pfoertsch, Senior Product Manager at AWS Amplify. In this guide you will learn how to integrate your existing Amazon Cognito user pool and federated identities (identity pool) into an Amplify project via the Amplify Admin UI. This will enable your GraphQL API (AppSync), Storage (S3) and other resources […]

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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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