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New features that will enhance your Real-Time experience on AWS AppSync

AWS AppSync is a managed service that uses GraphQL to simplify application development by letting applications securely access, manipulate, and receive 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 […]

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Developing and testing GraphQL APIs, Storage and Functions with Amplify Framework Local Mocking features

This article was written by Ed Lima, Sr. Solutions Architect, AWS and Sean Grove, OneGraph In fullstack application development, iteration is king. At AWS, we’re constantly identifying steps in the process of shipping product that slow iteration, or sap developer productivity and happiness, and work to shorten it. To that end, we’ve provided cloud APIs, serverless […]

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Amplify Framework adds support for AWS Lambda functions and Amazon DynamoDB custom indexes in GraphQL schemas

Written by Kurt Kemple, Sr. Developer Advocate at AWS, Nikhil Dabhade, Sr. Product Manager at AWS, & Me! The Amplify Framework is an open source project for building cloud-enabled mobile and web applications. Today, we’re happy to announce new features for the Function and API categories in the Amplify CLI. It’s now possible to add […]

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Getting more visibility into GraphQL performance with AWS AppSync logs

Written by Shankar Raju, SDE at AWS & Nader Dabit, Sr. Developer Advocate at AWS. Today, we are happy to announce that AWS AppSync now enables you to better understand the performance of your GraphQL requests and usage characteristics of your schema fields. You can easily identify resolvers with large latencies that may be the […]

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Invoke AWS services directly from AWS AppSync

* Written by Josh Kahn, Senior AWS Solutions Architect based in Chicago, IL. AWS AppSync is a managed GraphQL service that enables developers to easily build data-driven mobile and web applications. Using a serverless backend, you can build a GraphQL API by connecting AWS AppSync to various data sources—including Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, and Amazon […]

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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 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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AWS AppSync releases new guided API builder

Today, we’re launching a new guided API builder for AWS AppSync. Before today, knowing GraphQL was a prerequisite for building an AWS AppSync API because AWS AppSync is powered by GraphQL. GraphQL is a powerful API query language that allows your backend and applications to perform complex data fetching in a single round trip for […]

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Announcing the AWS Amplify CLI toolchain

Today we’re launching the AWS Amplify Command Line Interface (CLI) toolchain for developers. AWS Amplify is an open-source library that you can use to build sophisticated cloud-powered mobile and web apps. Since the launch of the JavaScript library last year, we’ve received positive feedback, encouragement, and most importantly, contributions from the open-source and JavaScript communities. […]

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