Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: Amazon Cognito

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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 […]

Build your own application for route optimization and tracking using AWS Amplify and Amazon Location Service

Many companies serve their customers “in the field.” These are broadly: 1) companies that have a field service business function, e.g., for the repair of equipment that they sell to their customers, and 2) companies that have a route sales business function, e.g., a Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) company’s own or contract employees stocking the […]

How to create a one-time password authentication flow using Amplify Flutter

AWS Amplify is a set of tools and services that enables mobile and front-end web developers to build secure, scalable full-stack applications powered by AWS. Amplify recently released a new enhancement for the authentication category to allow Flutter developers to set up custom authentication challenges using Amazon Cognito AWS Lambda triggers.  This guide shows 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 […]

Extending Amazon Cognito with Email OTP for 2FA using Amazon SES

This blog post was contributed by Pratik Pednekar@McAfee, Kanishk Mahajan@AWS and Krishnaraj Barvathaya@McAfee Amazon Cognito is a fully managed AWS service that scales to millions of users and lets you add user sign-up, sign-in, and access control to your web and mobile apps quickly and easily. The two main components of Amazon Cognito are user […]

Explore AWS AppSync APIs with GraphiQL from your local machine

This article was written by Eduardo Rabelo, Solutions Architect, AWS     AWS AppSync is a managed 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 less network calls. With AWS AppSync you can build scalable applications, […]