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How FINRA Built Xpand Reality, an Augmented Reality Simulation App for Investor Education

This is a guest blog by Sumalatha Bachu [Director, Technology] and Kumar Siddhartha [Lead Developer], Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). FINRA is dedicated to protecting investors and safeguarding market integrity in a manner that facilitates vibrant capital markets. 2021 marked FINRA’s sixth annual internal hackathon, entitled the Createathon. The three-day event is an important part […]

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Enhancing Live Sports with the new AWS AppSync filtering capabilities

This article was written by Stefano Sandrini, Principal Solutions Architect, AWS With AWS AppSync you can create serverless GraphQL APIs that simplify application development by providing a single endpoint to securely access data from multiple data sources, and leverage GraphQL subscriptions to implement engaging real-time application experiences by automatically publishing data updates to subscribed API […]

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Simple serverless WebSocket real-time API with AWS AppSync (little or no GraphQL experience required)

AWS AppSync simplifies application development by letting applications securely access, manipulate, and receive data as well as real-time updates from multiple data sources, such as databases or APIs. Taking advantage of GraphQL subscriptions to perform real-time operations, AppSync can push data to clients that choose to listen to specific events from the backend. This means […]

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Introducing Custom Domain Names for AWS AppSync APIs

AWS AppSync is a managed serverless GraphQL service that makes it easy to create GraphQL APIs. You can use AppSync to securely access, manipulate, and combine data from one or more data sources in a single API call. Developers use AppSync to build scalable applications for a wide range of use cases, such as real-time […]

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Export Amplify backends to CDK and use with existing deployment pipelines

Today, AWS Amplify announces the ability to export Amplify CLI-generated backends as a Cloud Development Kit (CDK) stack and incorporate into existing CDK deployment pipelines. This new capability allows frontend developers to build their app backend quickly and, each time it is ready to ship, hand it over to DevOps teams to deploy to production. […]

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Extend Amplify backend with custom AWS resources using AWS CDK or CloudFormation

Today, AWS Amplify announces a new amplify add custom command to add any of the 175+ AWS services to an Amplify-created backend using the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) or AWS CloudFormation. The new ability to add custom resources enables developers to add additional resources beyond Amplify’s built-in use cases with a single command. AWS […]

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AWS Amplify announces the ability to override Amplify-generated resources using CDK

Override Amplify-generated backend resources using CDK

AWS Amplify announces the ability for developers to override Amplify-generated IAM, Cognito, S3, and DynamoDB resource configurations to best meet app requirements. With the new override capability, developers can easily configure their backend with Amplify-provided defaults but still customize fine-grained resource settings. AWS Amplify is the fastest and easiest way to build cloud-powered mobile and […]

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Enable Sign in with Apple on your app with AWS Amplify

This article was written by Anna Pfoertsch. In this guide you will learn how to build a simple social sign in page for your Amplify project using the AWS Amplify Admin UI’s new Sign in with Apple (SIWA) functionality. SIWA supplements Amplify’s currently supported Identity Providers (Google, Facebook, and Amazon), and continues to allow developers […]

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Getting Started with AWS Amplify DataStore Multi-Auth for Android

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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