Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

Query Heterogeneous Data Sources through AWS AppSync GraphQL APIs

AWS AppSync and Amazon API Gateway are managed API services designed to provide a unified endpoint enabling front end clients to access resources stored in various data sources. This article underscores the advantages of employing AppSync as the API solution for external clients to access your data sources via GraphQL. Introduction GraphQL, an API protocol, […]

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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, […]

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 […]

Managing images in your NextJS app with AWS AppSync and the AWS CDK

In modern applications, sharing files is as much a necessity as having a database or authentication. When working with AWS, a common storage solution is to use Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) where files are stored in an S3 bucket. The problem however, is a file often needs to be associated with data stored in […]

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 Serverless Full-Stack Registration App in minutes using AWS Amplify

Customers often ask developers to design and create a web application form that captures the registration for some events or training that they want to host. AWS Amplify solves this problem by creating the required resources and generating the boilerplate integration code for different layers using serverless technologies. Now, developers can focus on developing the […]

Create a Custom Map Style with Amazon Location Service

UX designers and web developers alike wish to have each component of their website meet the company’s branding requirements while providing a visual impact on its own. Web maps are no exception to this since they provide important visualizations for geographical data. The ability to customize is invaluable when a map is a big part […]

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 […]

Visualizing big data with AWS AppSync, Amazon Athena, and AWS Amplify

This article was written by Brice Pelle, Principal Technical Account Manager, AWS   Organizations use big data and analytics to extract actionable information from untapped datasets. It can be difficult for you to build an application with access to this trove of data. You want to build great applications quickly and need access to tools […]

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 […]