Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: Amazon Cognito

Extensibility functionality in AWS Amplify

New in AWS Amplify: Integrate with SQL databases, OIDC/SAML providers, and the AWS CDK

Welcome to “Extensibility Day” of AWS Amplify’s Launch Week! With Amplify Gen 2, we’re providing four new capabilities to customize your app according to your business need. Today, we’re announcing the ability to: Integrate with existing data sources (including PostgreSQL or MySQL databases) Authenticate with any OpenID Connect (OIDC) or SAML authentication provider Customize any […]

Fullstack TypeScript: Reintroducing AWS Amplify

We are thrilled to announce the general availability of AWS Amplify Gen 2, a fullstack TypeScript experience for building cloud-connected apps. AWS Amplify helps you accomplish two jobs: Host your web app Build and connect to a cloud backend With Amplify Gen 2, every part of your app’s cloud backend is defined in TypeScript. Need […]

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 […]

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AWS Amplify JavaScript’s NEW developer preview with reduced bundle size, improved TypeScript and Next.js support

Today, we are excited to unveil the v6 Developer Preview of the AWS Amplify JavaScript Library. This is a milestone release that we believe will improve the way you approach web development with your AWS cloud backend. We have been listening to your feedback, and today’s announcement addresses some of the most significant bundle size, […]

Federating users using sign in with apple and amplify for swift with code snippet of fererating a user using amplify api

Federating Users using Sign in with Apple and AWS Amplify for Swift

In many mobile apps, users are offered different ways to authenticate with the app like providing a username and password as well as offering options to sign in with a social provider like Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Apple. When authenticating with a social provider, the user goes through the provider’s auth flow and, in return, […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Authenticating AWS Amplify in an Expo React Native App using Okta OIDC

Managing user identities across multiple applications within an organization can be problematic. If your organization already has a solution for managing user access it is preferable that new applications integrate with currently exiting solutions rather than leveraging a novel mechanism. Okta is one such widely adopted identity management solution that may already be in play […]

Building a full-stack chat application with AWS and NextJS

Modern chat apps require a rich set of features. These features include file storage, real-time updates, and the ability to fetch data on both the client and the server. Traditionally, this has meant stitching together many third-party services, or spending development time creating a custom solution. Furthermore, this slows down the time-to-market and introduces multiple […]

Build a Mobile App with Passwordless Login on top of AWS Amplify

Note: The Amazon Cognito hosted UI (Web) does not support the custom authentication flow. According to the Gartner Group , 20% to 50% of all IT help desk tickets each year are password resets, meaning the average managed service provider (MSP) with 1,300 users wastes around $7.19 per user, adding up to an annual cost […]