AWS Mobile Blog

AWS Joins the GraphQL Foundation

Written by Robert Zhu, AWS Principal Technical Evangelist We are excited to announce that AWS is now part of the GraphQL Foundation, and we can’t wait to help the Foundation build an open and vibrant GraphQL community. Let me explain why this is so important for Amazon, AWS customers, and me personally. When Amazon moved […]

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AWS Amplify Console supports instant cache invalidation and delta deployments on every code commit

*This article was written by Nikhil Swaminathan & Dan Green from the AWS Amplify Console team. The Amplify Console now supports instant cache invalidation, which enables you to deploy updates to your single page or static app instantly—without giving up the performance benefits of content delivery network (CDN) caching. This means that you no longer […]

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Amplify adds support for multiple environments, custom resolvers, larger data models, and IAM roles including MFA

The Amplify Framework is an open source project for building cloud-enabled applications. Today, we are happy to announce the release of new features in the Amplify Framework. Multiple Environment Support The Amplify CLI now supports multiple development environments. This addition enables you and your team to create and test out features in a sandboxed environment that’s completely separate from your […]

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Testing mobile apps across hundreds of real devices with Appium, Node.js, and AWS Device Farm

In this blog post, we’re going to dive into how to use  AWS Device Farm to run and test a sample mobile app using Node.js and Appium. Device Farm is an application testing service that lets you test and interact with applications on many real devices at once. You can also reproduce issues on a […]

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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 2

This is part 2 of a two-part series of walkthroughs on how to build an AWS cloud-enabled Android mobile app with the AWS Amplify toolchain. In this post, we continue from part 1 and add more advanced features to our Android app. We cover the following: Using optimistic updates: AWS AppSync API offline support Using […]

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AWS Mobile gets Amplified: A new home for modern app development

In November 2017, we launched AWS Amplify, initially an open-source JavaScript library that makes it easier to develop cloud-connected mobile and web apps—and AWS AppSync, for creating a real-time and offline-capable data-layer API for your mobile and web apps. In the last 12 months, we’ve introduced significant additional capabilities for both AWS Amplify and AWS […]

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AWS AppSync releases Pipeline Resolvers, Aurora Serverless support, Delta Sync

AWS AppSync, a Serverless GraphQL backend for providing data to mobile and web applications, has been steadily releasing features over the past year since launching at re:Invent 2017. Today, we’re happy to release several new service and client features for AWS AppSync that can greatly enhance the way you build client applications and provide data […]

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