Front-End Web & Mobile

AWS Amplify supports Time-Based One-Time Password (TOTP) for MFA on Android, Swift, and Flutter

We’re excited to announce that AWS Amplify now supports TOTP (Time-based One-Time Password) as a multifactor authentication method for Swift, Android, and Flutter apps. This enables you to easily add TOTP as a two-factor authentication method to your mobile and cross-platform apps built with Amplify. Implementing TOTP strengthens the security of your app by requiring […]

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Build a serverless store finder site using Amazon Location Service

Retail businesses are constantly aiming to increase accessibility and foot traffic at their physical store locations. To achieve this, potential customers must be able to accurately locate the most convenient retail location to visit. Providing information about the most accessible stores to potential customers via a convenient web or mobile application allows retailers to increase […]

AWS AppSync now supports JavaScript for all resolvers in GraphQL APIs

AWS AppSync is a managed service that makes it easy to build scalable APIs that connect applications to data. Whether you’re looking to power your web applications with an API that connects to Amazon DynamoDB, or you are looking to build a real-time dashboard that provides live event updates to your users, AppSync can help […]

AWS SAM now supports GraphQL Applications with AWS AppSync

We are pleased to announce that AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) now supports building serverless GraphQL APIs with AWS AppSync. AWS SAM provides a short-hand syntax for defining AWS serverless resources. AWS AppSync enables developers to connect their applications to data and events with secure, serverless, and performant GraphQL and Pub/Sub APIs. GraphQL APIs […]

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SSG vs SSR in Next.js Web Applications: Choosing the Right Rendering Approach

Next.js, a popular React framework, has changed the way developers build modern web applications. It offers powerful features, such as Server-Side Rendering (SSR) and Static Site Generation (SSG), which optimize your application’s performance and user experience. In this blog post, we’ll explore the key differences between SSG and SSR, their advantages, when to choose one […]

Building a social network app with Amplify Form Builder and Storage

For apps that are heavily image dependent, like social media apps, managing file upload and access is core to the app’s success. Integrating with all the services needed for cloud-based file management and access can be painful, but Amplify Studio can provide you with tools to integrate quickly and easily with AWS S3 storage. In […]

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AWS Amplify JavaScript Library Announces Leaner Bundles and Faster Load Times

We are excited to announce that the AWS Amplify JavaScript library has significantly reduced the bundle size for critical categories, including Auth, Storage, Notifications, and Analytics. For your users, this translates into faster load times when using your apps. These reductions in bundle size are in response to popular demand from our community. We are […]

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AWS AppSync Merged APIs Best Practices: Part 2 – Schema Composition

In the AWS AppSync Merged API – Best practices series, we cover important topics for developers, architects, and security engineers who are creating and managing AWS AppSync Merged and Source APIs. This multi-part series discusses best practices on schema composition, deployment and testing, security and subscriptions for Merged APIs. AWS AppSync offers Merged APIs, which […]

Apollo GraphQL Federation with AWS AppSync

This article was written by Florian Chazal, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS Update (August 2022): This blog post has been updated to comply with the new Apollo Federation spec v2.0. If you are migrating from v1 check the official documentation. Apollo Federation is an architecture and specification used to build and connect multiple distributed backend […]