Front-End Web & Mobile

New: Introducing the AWS Amplify Badge Program

AWS Amplify is a complete solution that lets front-end web and mobile developers easily build, ship, and host full-stack applications on AWS, with the flexibility to leverage 175+ AWS services as use cases evolve. Learn more about Amplify or try it on the AWS Free Tier.

Earn badges for your contributions to AWS Amplify

We are excited to announce a brand new way to recognize and reward the hard work and dedication of our open source community contributors: The Amplify Badge Program! We believe that every contribution made to our open source projects is invaluable, and it’s time to give credit where credit is due: to you, our amazing community members!

The Amplify Badge Program aims to celebrate the efforts of our contributors by offering them exclusive, eye-catching badges that they can showcase on their online profiles, such as LinkedIn, GitHub, or personal websites.

Why should you participate?

Earning an Amplify badge is a great way to showcase your dedication and engagement with the Amplify community. It can also provide visibility to your coding expertise, enabling further career opportunities and networking possibilities. Plus, it’s a fun way to challenge yourself and keep growing as a developer!

How the Amplify Badge Program works

The Amplify Badge Program is designed to acknowledge the Pull Requests (PRs) created by our community members on Amplify open source projects. These badges will not only highlight your contributions but also give you a sense of pride and accomplishment in your coding journey.

Here’s the badge system breakdown:

The Foundational Level Badge

This badge is granted to individuals who have successfully had their first pull request (PR) merged into AWS Amplify to acknowledge their initial contribution and marks the beginning of their journey as an Amplify contributor. It symbolizes their commitment to collaboration and the potential for further growth in the open source community.

The Foundational Level Badge

The Intermediate Level Badge

This badge is awarded to individuals who have reached a noteworthy milestone by successfully having their sixth pull request (PR) merged into AWS Amplify. This badge acknowledges their proactive and consistent contributions, showcasing their evolving expertise in open source development. It highlights their dedication, advanced technical skills, and ability to deliver valuable and impactful contributions to AWS Amplify.

The Intermediate Level Badge

The Advanced Level Badge

This badge is a prestigious recognition awarded to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional commitment and expertise in open source development. This badge is earned by successfully having their tenth pull request (PR) merged into AWS Amplify. It showcases their extensive experience, technical proficiency, and substantial impact on Amplify. It signifies their deep understanding of open source principles and their invaluable contributions to the open source community.

The Advanced Level Badge

How to claim your Amplify Badge

Once you’ve reached the required milestone, you’ll receive an email notification from the Credly platform with instructions on how to claim your badge. Simply follow the steps provided, and you’ll soon have your badge proudly displayed on your digital profiles. If you have any issues with the process, please feel free to reach out to our team.

the email to claim the badge

Ready to join the Amplify Contributor Program?

Whether you’re new to the Amplify open source community or you’ve been contributing for some time now, we welcome everyone’s contributions to help make our software better for everyone. We’re eager to see your amazing work and showcase it through the Amplify Badge Program.

Now it’s time to start earning those sweet badges! Head over to the AWS Amplify Contributor Program, find a project you’re interested in or passionate about, and start making those PRs.

Once again, thank you so much for your invaluable contributions. We couldn’t do any of this without the support of our incredible open source community members, and we cannot wait to see where your expertise and creativity take us next!

Happy coding, and we look forward to celebrating your achievements with the Amplify Badge Program!

If you have any feedback, leave a GitHub issue or join our Discord Community!


Mo Malaka

Mo Malaka is a Senior Solution Architect on the AWS Amplify Team. The Solution Architecture team educates developers regarding products and offerings, and acts as the primary point of contact for assistance and feedback. Mo enjoys using technology to solve problems and making people’s lives easier. You can find Mo on YouTube or on Twitter.