Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: Security, Identity, & Compliance

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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Introducing the AWS Amplify Libraries for iOS and Android (Preview)

Amplify iOS and Amplify Android are now generally available (GA). Read the GA post to get started with the new libraries. Until today, building iOS and Android apps powered by AWS involved using the AWS service-centric handwritten or low level generated SDKs. To set up the backend, you would go to the AWS service console […]

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Building progressive web apps with the Amplify Framework and AWS AppSync

This article was written by Rob Costello, Solutions Architect, AWS Many organizations regularly collect valuable data about employees’ or customers’ experiences or concerns using polls or surveys. For this scenario, a client application should perform the following tasks: Present different types of questions Collect responses from varying sets of users Store data (and metadata) for […]

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Supporting backend and internal processes with AWS AppSync multiple authorization types

Imagine a scenario where you created a mobile or web application that uses a GraphQL API built on top of AWS AppSync and Amazon DynamoDB tables. Another backend or internal process such as an AWS Lambda function now needs to update data in the backend tables. A new feature in AWS AppSync lets you grant […]

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Amplify Framework adds support for AWS Lambda Triggers in Auth and Storage categories

The Amplify Framework is an open source project for building cloud-enabled mobile and web applications. Today, we’re happy to announce that you can set up AWS Lambda triggers directly from the Amplify CLI. Using Lambda triggers, you can call event-based Lambda functions for authentication, database actions, and storage operations from other AWS services like Amazon […]

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Using multiple authorization types with AWS AppSync GraphQL APIs

Written by Ionut Trestian, Min Bi, Vasuki Balasubramaniam, Karthikeyan, Manuel Iglesias, BG Yathi Raj, and Nader Dabit Today, AWS announced that AWS AppSync now supports configuring more than one authorization type for GraphQL APIs. You can now configure a single GraphQL API to deliver private and public data. Private data requires authenticated access using authorization […]

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Implementing passwordless email authentication with Amazon Cognito

Having to remember passwords can be a pain, especially for passwords that you don’t use often. Like most people, you too are probably familiar with having to click the “forgot password” link or button on websites and apps. Many people are tempted to use bad practices such as using short passwords, using easily guessable passwords, […]

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Building an Android app with AWS Amplify – Part 1

This post has been deprecated. Instead, please see the new Amplify Android Getting Started tutorial to learn how to build Android mobile applications using AWS Amplify. This walkthrough is part 1 of a two-part series on how to build an AWS cloud-enabled Android mobile app with the AWS Amplify toolchain. Suppose that you want to […]

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Understanding Amazon Cognito user pool OAuth 2.0 grants

In addition to using the Amazon Cognito-specific user APIs to authenticate users, Amazon Cognito user pools also support the OAuth 2.0 authorization framework for authenticating users. After you configure a domain for the user pool, Amazon Cognito automatically provisions a hosted UI that enables you to easily add a federated, single sign-on experience to your […]

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Announcing the AWS Amplify CLI toolchain

Today we’re launching the AWS Amplify Command Line Interface (CLI) toolchain for developers. AWS Amplify is an open-source library that you can use to build sophisticated cloud-powered mobile and web apps. Since the launch of the JavaScript library last year, we’ve received positive feedback, encouragement, and most importantly, contributions from the open-source and JavaScript communities. […]

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