What’s new with AWS AppSync

AWS just put out a big release to AWS AppSync – their managed GraphQL data service.  This is the first “major” release since they went public with the service at re:Invent (and you can read all about the release on the AWS Mobile Blog), so what’s new? You can use it without signing up for…

Building a Multi-user GraphQL table with AWS AppSync

With AWS AppSync, creating a cloud GraphQL service is easy – just import your schema, create resources, and test away. If you don’t have any authorization or request/response modification needs, this gets you started within a couple of minutes. But what if you do have some authorization needs. I’m going to be exploring various use…

Creating a React Native Bridge Library

React Native is really good at straddling the line between native and JavaScript. There is a bridge between the two that allows you to call native code from JavaScript. This is awesome for including things that require a special touch. Most React Native developers will never need to worry about the bridge because libraries exist…

The six Mobile Apps you should write

Take a look at the mobile apps on the app stores and you will see patterns emerge.  The same pattern is repeated time and time again.  It’s crazy to think about this, but you only need to learn how to write six mobile apps that implement the common patterns.  You can then pretty much write…