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Implementing caching for pipeline resolvers in AWS AppSync GraphQL APIs

This article was written by Eric Robertson, SDE Intern, AWS AppSync AWS AppSync is a fully managed service which allows developers to deploy and interact with a scalable serverless GraphQL API backend on AWS. GraphQL provides a complete description of the API data in a strongly typed system, making it easier to evolve APIs over […]

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Introducing Lambda authorization for AWS AppSync GraphQL APIs

This article was written by Brice Pellé, Principal Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS   AWS AppSync is a fully managed service which allows developers to deploy and interact with serverless scalable GraphQL backends on AWS. As an application data service, AppSync makes it easy to connect applications to multiple data sources using a single API. AppSync […]

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Getting Started with AWS Amplify DataStore Multi-Auth for iOS

Managing which users have access to specific content is a problem that most modern apps face. With the recent release, AWS Amplify DataStore allows you to define multiple authorization (multi-auth) types for your GraphQL data schemas. Multi-auth types make it easier to manage user access and enable personalized content for users once they sign in. […]

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AWS Amplify allows you to mix and match authorization modes in DataStore

With today’s release, Amplify DataStore gains the ability to configure multiple authorization modes for a single app data backend. DataStore provides frontend app developers the ability to build real-time apps with offline capabilities by storing data on-device (web browser or mobile device), and automatically synchronizing data to the cloud and across devices on an internet […]

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Configure environment variables and secrets for your Lambda functions with Amplify CLI

With the recent release, Amplify CLI allows you to set environment variables and secrets for your Lambda functions. This feature is available as an advanced setting in Amplify’s “Function” category and allows you to configure environment variables and secrets interactively. The secrets configuration uses AWS Parameter Store backed by a “SecureString” parameter. In addition, this […]

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

This article was written by Josh Kahn, Principal Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS   September 14, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. 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 […]

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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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Complete guide to full-stack CI/CD workflows with AWS Amplify

Today AWS Amplify launched new enhancements to it’s CI/CD workflow for full-stack deployments that include conditional backend deployments, automatic build-time generation of the Amplify cloud configuration (aws-exports.js file), and easy re-use of backends across Amplify apps. These features make it even simpler to set up a full-stack, production-ready web app on AWS. AWS Amplify offers […]

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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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Announcing the general availability of data management capabilities in the Admin UI

Today, AWS Amplify announced the general availability (GA) release of the Data Manager in the Admin UI. Launched at re:Invent 2020, the AWS Amplify Admin UI is an externally hosted console for frontend teams to visually create an app backend and manage their app content and users. Data management enables developers to visually browse app […]

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