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Announcing new GraphQL API features in Amplify Studio

Today, AWS Amplify is announcing support for GraphQL APIs without Conflict Resolution enabled! With this launch, it’s easier than ever to use custom mutations and queries, without needing to manage the underlying conflict resolution protocol. You can still model your data with the same easy-to-use graphical interface. And, we are also bringing improved GraphQL API […]

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 […]

Building a full-stack chat application with AWS and NextJS

Modern chat apps require a rich set of features. These features include file storage, real-time updates, and the ability to fetch data on both the client and the server. Traditionally, this has meant stitching together many third-party services, or spending development time creating a custom solution. Furthermore, this slows down the time-to-market and introduces multiple […]

Building a GraphQL API with Java and AWS Lambda

Modern applications are driven by rich UI experience. GraphQL APIs are gaining popularity with developers and teams of all sizes as an alternative to REST APIs to support these applications. AWS Lambda is a serverless, event-driven compute service that lets you run code for virtually any type of application or backend service without provisioning or […]

Single-table vs multi-table DynamoDB design patterns with GraphQL APIs and AWS AppSync

This article was written by Joe Tronolone, Program Manager Intern, AWS GraphQL is a query language for APIs and a runtime for fulfilling those queries with your existing data. GraphQL provides a complete and understandable description of the data in your API, giving clients the power to ask for exactly what they need and nothing […]

Introducing template evaluation and unit testing for AWS AppSync resolvers

AWS AppSync is a managed serverless GraphQL service that simplifies application development by letting you create a flexible API to securely access, manipulate, and combine data from one or more data sources with a single network call. In GraphQL, developers write resolvers, units of code that implement the business logic that controls how to fetch […]

ResMed Improves Agility and User Satisfaction Using AWS AppSync

Digital health leader ResMed is one of the leading global providers of cloud-connected solutions for people with sleep apnea, COPD, asthma, and other chronic conditions. In 2021, ResMed helped improve the lives of over 133 million people in over 140 countries. Now, ResMed has a goal to improve 250 million lives in 2025, and it […]

Case Study: State Auto cuts production time to a day using AWS AppSync and AWS Amplify

State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company (State Auto), a property and casualty insurer operating in 33 US states, provides insurance products covering personal, commercial, farm and ranch, and workers’ compensation risks. In 2019, State Auto decided to create a cloud-native version of its traditional technology stack using Amazon Web Services (AWS). State Auto sells insurance products […]