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Category: Technical How-to

How FINRA Built Xpand Reality, an Augmented Reality Simulation App for Investor Education

This is a guest blog by Sumalatha Bachu [Director, Technology] and Kumar Siddhartha [Lead Developer], Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). FINRA is dedicated to protecting investors and safeguarding market integrity in a manner that facilitates vibrant capital markets. 2021 marked FINRA’s sixth annual internal hackathon, entitled the Createathon. The three-day event is an important part […]

8 New features in the Amplify Authenticator for web you should try

8 New features in the Amplify Authenticator for web you should try

This post is written by Erik Hanchett who works at AWS Amplify. Last year, we launched a new redesigned version of our Amplify Authenticator for React, Vue, and Angular (read our launch blog post here). The new Authenticator allows you to add a login experience to your app with a single line of code. It addresses […]

Useful AWS AppSync GraphQL Utility Helpers you might not know about

AWS AppSync is a managed serverless 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 a single network call. With GraphQL, special functions called Resolvers are used to implement business logic linking or “resolving” types, fields, or […]

Enhancing Live Sports with the new AWS AppSync filtering capabilities

This article was written by Stefano Sandrini, Principal Solutions Architect, AWS With AWS AppSync you can create serverless GraphQL APIs that simplify application development by providing a single endpoint to securely access data from multiple data sources, and leverage GraphQL subscriptions to implement engaging real-time application experiences by automatically publishing data updates to subscribed API […]

Implement Multi-Region Serverless (and Functionless) WebSocket Pub/Sub APIs with AWS AppSync and Amazon EventBridge

AWS AppSync allows developers to easily implement engaging real-time application experiences by automatically publishing data updates to subscribed API clients via serverless WebSockets connections. With built-in support for WebSockets, AppSync can seamlessly push data to clients that choose to listen to specific events from the backend. This means that you can easily and effortlessly make […]

Android Maps with Amplify Geo

Add Maps to your Android app with AWS Amplify Geo, powered by Amazon Location Service

This blog post was written by Erica Eaton – Software Development Engineer at AWS Amplify. Today’s release of AWS Amplify Geo for Android allows developers to quickly and easily add customizable maps with markers and location search to their Android applications. The location APIs are powered by Amazon Location Service and map rendering is from […]

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Add Interactive Maps in React using Amplify Geo, powered by Amazon Location Service

This blog post was written by Michael Liendo – Senior Developer Advocate at AWS Amplify. Recently, AWS Amplify announced an easier way for React developers to add map and search functionality to their applications via the Amplify CLI as well as new AWS-aware Geo components. In this post, we’ll take a look at how to […]

Create real-time applications via serverless WebSockets with new AWS AppSync GraphQL subscriptions filtering capabilities

With AWS AppSync you can create serverless GraphQL APIs that simplify application development by providing a single endpoint to securely query or update data from multiple data sources, and leverage GraphQL subscriptions to implement engaging real-time application experiences by automatically publishing data updates to subscribed API clients via serverless WebSockets connections. Taking advantage of GraphQL subscriptions […]

Amplify Geo Maps for iOS

Add Maps to your iOS App using Amplify Geo, powered by Amazon Location Service

This blog post was written by Ian Saultz – Software Development Engineer at AWS Amplify. Time to Read: 20 minutes Time to Complete: 60 minutes Today’s release of AWS Amplify Geo for iOS allows developers to quickly and easily add customizable maps with annotations and location searches to their iOS applications. The location APIs are powered […]

Client A inserted data into the AWS AppSync endpoint in Ireland. This data was in turn inserted into Amazon DynamoDB, which replicated the data to Sydney. In Sydney, Amazon DynamoDB streams trigger AWS Lambda functions which notify the AWS AppSync endpoint to the new data. Client C receives the new data via its subscription

Multi Region Deployment of AWS AppSync with Amazon DynamoDB Global Tables

As organizations grow, they often need to serve geographically dispersed users with low latency, prompting them to have a distributed global infrastructure in the cloud. By leveraging the AWS Global Network to deploy applications into multiple AWS Regions, organizations can allow their users to connect to an API endpoint in the Region with the lowest […]