Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: Thought Leadership

Simplify out of band AWS AppSync real-time subscriptions with Amazon EventBridge

This article was written by Josh Kahn, Principal Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS     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 engaging frontend applications on both mobile and desktop. Modern architectures for these types […]

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The employee mobile application connects to Amazon Location’s Tracker via the Amazon Location SDK, once the latitude and longitude provided by the tracker crosses a geofence, an event is sent to EventBridge and a Lambda Function is triggered. This Lambda function updates DynamoDB via AppSync with the user’s information, marking them as safe or not. Another app, targeting the patrol officers, track the users and their safety status. Both mobile applications rely on Cognito for authentication and authorization. AWS Amplify is used by the mobile app to connect to Cognito, via Amplify Auth, and AppSync, via Amplify API and Amplify DataStore.

Create an iOS tracker application with Amazon Location Service and AWS Amplify

This article was written by Fernando Rocha Silva and Panna Shetty Emergency management teams are constantly tackling one crisis after another, whether it is managing the COVID pandemic or battling raging wild fires across California. These frontline workers venture into dangerous situations to rescue those in need, potentially risking their own lives. Firefighters go above […]

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DataStore + SQL data source architecture diagram

Connect Amplify DataStore with existing SQL datasources; adding offline and sync features in your application

This blog post was written by Brice Pellé – Principal Solution Architect – AWS AppSync. Amplify DataStore is a library that provides a programming model for leveraging shared and distributed data without writing additional code for offline and online scenarios. With the Amplify CLI, you can easily set up a new application that leverages AWS […]

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Integrating GraphQL and SQL with AWS AppSync, AWS Lambda and Amazon RDS Proxy

This article was written by Eduardo Rabelo, Solutions Architect, AWS Organizations choose to build APIs because it helps them develop secure applications faster as well as abstract and protect their backend services and databases. GraphQL is an API technology that empowers developers to query multiple databases, microservices, and APIs with a single endpoint in a […]

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Real-time live sports updates with AWS AppSync

This article was written by Stefano Sandrini, Sr. Mobile Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS     AWS AppSync is a fully managed service that allows to deploy serverless GraphQL backends in the AWS Cloud. It provides features that developers can use to create modern data driven applications allowing to easily query multiple databases, microservices, and APIs […]

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Building Real-time Serverless APIs with PostgreSQL, CDK, TypeScript, and AWS AppSync

AWS AppSync is a managed serverless GraphQL API service that simplifies application development by letting you create a flexible interface to securely access, manipulate, and combine data from one or more data sources with a single network call and API endpoint. With AppSync, developers can build scalable applications on a range of data sources, including […]

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Creating a Python WebSocket client for AWS AppSync real-time subscriptions

This article was written by Steve Johnson, Principal Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS     AWS AppSync is a managed service that uses GraphQL to make it easy for applications to get exactly the data they need on AWS. One of the great things about writing clients for AppSync is that GraphQL queries and mutations can […]

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GraphQL API Security with AWS AppSync and Amplify

This article was written by Brice Pellé, Principal Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS AWS AppSync is a fully managed service which allows to deploy and interact with serverless scalable GraphQL backends on AWS. AppSync uses security best practices that AWS has developed operating large systems at scale in the cloud, with built-in DDoS protection in all […]

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Simplify access to multiple microservices with AWS AppSync and AWS Amplify

This article was written by Faraz Masood, Cloud Architect, AWS   Modern applications and architectures are created with microservices in mind, and the ever evolving nature of each service makes it difficult to build and maintain a single API for multiple clients. Rapid iteration in the development cycle can benefit from an unified API interface […]

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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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