Secure your AWS AppSync GraphQL APIs with Auth0 by Okta

Secure your AWS AppSync GraphQL APIs with Auth0 by Okta | The Big Dev Theory | S5 | Ep.5

Stuart Clark
Amazon Employee
Published Dec 19, 2023
Last Modified Apr 18, 2024
In this episode of The Big Dev Theory on Twitch we are joined by Peter Fernandez, Principal Developer Advocate and Pradheepa Pullanieswaran, Staff Developer Advocate at Okta we delve into the remarkable flexibility and efficiency offered by GraphQL in the realm of data fetching. GraphQL stands out as a powerful query language and runtime for APIs, providing a streamlined and adaptable approach to fetching data. The focus of our investigation is to unravel the intricacies of how GraphQL seamlessly handles data retrieval, showcasing its prowess in optimizing data fetching processes. As we delve deeper into this discussion, we aim to underscore the critical role that security plays in the GraphQL ecosystem. Securing APIs, especially when leveraging platforms like AWS AppSync, becomes a paramount concern. This exploration sheds light on the various security considerations, best practices, and strategies essential for fortifying GraphQL APIs.

Links Shared in the stream

  • Auth0 React Samples https://github.com/pradheepa-okta/aws-twitch-react-app
  • Auth0 Newsletter - https://a0.to/nl-signup/aws-auth0
  • Auth0 Demo and Quickstarts - https://auth0.com/docs/quickstarts
  • Auth0 Events https://developer.auth0.com/events
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Stuart Clark, Senior Developer Advocate @ AWS

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