AWS AppSync subscriptions give developers the ability to create real-time experiences by subscribing clients to a WebSocket connection. In this case, a WebSocket connection is a two-way, interactive communication session between a client and the AppSync API. AppSync subscriptions are coupled with mutations, which means clients can receive updates on transformed data in real-time. In addition to the WebSocket connection, filters can be applied at the subscription level, or centrally in the AppSync resolvers.
In this lab, you will configure subscriptions on an AWS AppSync API and apply different subscription filters to provide more control over what data the clients will receive.
Upon completion of this beginner-level lab, you will be able to:
Familiarity with the following will be beneficial but is not required:
The following content can be used to fulfill the prerequisite:
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