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JavaScript resolvers: now supporting additional array methods and arrow functions

AWS AppSync pipeline resolvers and functions now support additional array methods and arrow functions

AWS AppSync is a managed service that makes it easy to build scalable APIs that connect applications to data. Developers use AppSync every day to build GraphQL APIs that interact with data sources like Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, and HTTP APIs. With AppSync, developers can write their resolvers using JavaScript, and run their code on […]

Backends for Frontends Pattern

In this blog post, we describe how you can improve end-user customer experience on your User Interfaces (UI) by implementing the Backend for Frontend pattern and providing real-time visual updates when your microservices raise events about mutations in their domain aggregates. The solution proposed combines two patterns: 1) the Backends for Frontends (BFF) pattern, where […]

fullstack NextJS with MongoDB AD

The fullstack guide to using AWS AppSync and MongoDB Atlas

AWS AppSync is a fully managed service that makes it simple to build scalable APIs for web and mobile applications. It allows you to create APIs that access data from a variety of sources, including databases, serverless functions, and other AWS services. With AWS AppSync, you can build APIs that support real-time data via WebSockets, […]

Cloud Brigade Accelerates Full-Stack App Development with AWS Amplify

Since 2005, Cloud Brigade has served as a strategic IT advisor and provider of custom business and technical services for companies of all sizes. Their team develops software solutions with a particular focus on advanced machine learning, artificial intelligence, and Internet of Things (IoT) projects. Previously, the team followed a monolithic approach to develop custom […]

Managing images in your NextJS app with AWS AppSync and the AWS CDK

In modern applications, sharing files is as much a necessity as having a database or authentication. When working with AWS, a common storage solution is to use Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) where files are stored in an S3 bucket. The problem however, is a file often needs to be associated with data stored in […]

Getting started with JavaScript resolvers in AWS AppSync GraphQL APIs

AWS AppSync is a managed service that makes it easy to build scalable APIs that connect applications to data. Developers use AppSync every day to build GraphQL APIs that interact with datasources like Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, and HTTP APIs. For example, you can connect to an Amazon DynamoDB table, and implement your data access […]

Your front-end web and mobile guide to re:Invent 2022

Your front-end web and mobile guide to re:Invent 2022

We’re excited to join the global cloud computing community virtually and in Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent, a learning conference for meeting fellow builders, getting inspired, and rethinking what’s possible. The event begins on November 28, 2022 and will feature keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities, access to more than 2,000 technical sessions, a partner […]

Secure AWS AppSync with Amazon Cognito using the AWS CDK

In a previous post, we explored how a public API Key for AWS AppSync provides a simple way of allowing access to resources, however, it does come with the following tradeoffs: Expiring after a certain amount of time. The key is passed on the x-api-key header of the request. Making it easy for bad actors […]

Secure AWS AppSync with API Keys using the AWS CDK

Secure AWS AppSync with API Keys using the AWS CDK

AWS AppSync is a managed GraphQL service offered by AWS. As a managed service, there are no servers to keep track of and scaling up and down due to traffic is automatically handled by AWS. In AppSync, there is no concept of a fully-public API. Every request must be protected by one of the following: […]

7 ways to reduce latency in your AppSync API

7 ways to reduce latency in your AWS AppSync API

Overview AWS AppSync is a serverless GraphQL service that makes it easy to create single endpoint GraphQL and realtime APIs. AppSync lets you combine disparate data sources and deliver the results to applications in an expected format, as specified by your API’s schema definition. As with any GraphQL service, there are mechanisms in place to […]