Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: Technical How-to

Branch Insurance improves hiring diversity and accelerates app development using AWS AppSync

Branch Insurance is an insurance technology startup that provides simple insurance policies and comprehensive bundles to customers in the United States. The company set out to radically simplify the end-user experience for insurance customers by offering bindable prices based on just a couple simple pieces of information – the customer’s name and address. One of Branch’s […]

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NEW: Real-time multi-group app with AWS Amplify GraphQL – Build a “Twitter Community” clone

In a recent industry survey, over 66.6% (up from 59.7% in 2019) of JavaScript developers have used real-time technologies. Multiplayer apps makes your app more delightful and drives more organic adoption through user collaboration. With today’s launch, AWS Amplify enables developers to configure dynamic multi-group authorization for real-time subscriptions. This is part three of a […]

One-time Password Authentication with the Amplify Libraries for Swift

There are many types of authentication flows for different apps, but using a one-time password (OTP) is one of the more mainstream authentication flows users expect from an app. An OTP flow consist of a user providing either a username or email address and receiving a code (usually 6 digits) via an email or text […]

Build a Product Roadmap with Next.js and Amplify

In this post let’s imagine we are a car company with a public roadmap. We have a global audience, who are regularly checking to see what features we have delivered for our in-car entertainment system. We’ll build an admin page for product managers to login and update the roadmap and have it reflected on the […]

Backends for Frontends Pattern

In this blog post, we describe how you can improve end-user customer experience on your User Interfaces (UI) by implementing the Backend for Frontend pattern and providing real-time visual updates when your microservices raise events about mutations in their domain aggregates. The solution proposed combines two patterns: 1) the Backends for Frontends (BFF) pattern, where […]

Building high-quality, cost-effective apps in Southeast Asia with Amazon Location Service

Amazon Location Service is a fully-managed service that makes it easy for you to add location data and functionality such as maps, search, and routing to your applications. With Amazon Location Service, you can access high-quality data from multiple data providers, giving you the flexibility to choose the provider with the best data for your […]

The most visited front-end web and mobile app development blogs in 2022

As we kick off 2023, I wanted to take a moment to highlight the top posts from 2022. Without further ado, here are the top 10 Front-End Web and Mobile blog posts of 2022. #1 Apollo GraphQL Federation with AWS AppSync Florian Chazal, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, comes in at #1 with an updated post […]

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The fullstack guide to using AWS AppSync and MongoDB Atlas

AWS AppSync is a fully managed service that makes it simple to build scalable APIs for web and mobile applications. It allows you to create APIs that access data from a variety of sources, including databases, serverless functions, and other AWS services. With AWS AppSync, you can build APIs that support real-time data via WebSockets, […]

Cost Optimization for Amazon Location Service

The development of location-based services is increasing at a rapid rate, supporting use cases such as user engagement and geomarketing, asset track, and delivery services. In this blog post, we will talk about how you can make the use of Amazon Cost Explorer to understand the costs around Amazon Location Service and optimize as per […]

Create and deploy a Next.js 13 app with user auth to AWS Amplify Hosting

Deploy a Next.js 13 app with authentication to AWS Amplify

Introduction NEW: Watch our recent Build and deploy a full-stack Next.js web app with AWS Amplify webinar for a video tutorial of this blog post. AWS Amplify Hosting is a fully managed hosting service for applications built using static site generation (SSG) and server-side rendering (SSR) frameworks including Next.js 12 and 13. This tutorial explains […]