AWS Amplify vs AWS Shell vs LocalStack

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AWS Amplify

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510
+ 1
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AWS Shell

33
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+ 1
0
LocalStack

47
122
+ 1
33
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Pros of AWS Amplify
Pros of AWS Shell
Pros of LocalStack
  • 4
    GraphQL
  • 3
    Better with Relations and Security
  • 2
    Cheaper
  • 2
    Flexible Auth options
  • 1
    Continuous deployment
  • 1
    Backed by Amazon
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    • 4
      Integration with Python/nosetests
    • 4
      Local/offline testing
    • 4
      No dependency on cloud
    • 3
      Available as Docker image
    • 3
      Continuous integration
    • 3
      The correct URL is https://github.com/localstack/locals
    • 3
      Integration with Java/JUnit
    • 3
      Increases dev speed
    • 3
      Easy to use
    • 3
      Cost effective testing

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    Cons of AWS Amplify
    Cons of AWS Shell
    Cons of LocalStack
    • 2
      Free tier is limited
    • 1
      Steep Learning Curve
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      • 2
        Doesn't work well on Windows
      • 1
        No proper admin panel/web UI

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      What is AWS Amplify?

      A JavaScript library for frontend and mobile developers building cloud-enabled applications. The library is a declarative interface across different categories of operations in order to make common tasks easier to add into your application. The default implementation works with Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources but is designed to be open and pluggable for usage with other cloud services that wish to provide an implementation or custom backends.

      What is AWS Shell?

      The AWS Command Line Interface is a unified tool to manage your AWS services.

      What is LocalStack?

      LocalStack provides an easy-to-use test/mocking framework for developing Cloud applications.

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      What are some alternatives to AWS Amplify, AWS Shell, and LocalStack?
      Firebase
      Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
      AWS Mobile Hub
      AWS Mobile Hub is the fastest way to build mobile apps powered by AWS. It lets you easily add and configure features for your apps, including user authentication, data storage, backend logic, push notifications, content delivery, and analytics. After you build your app, AWS Mobile Hub gives you easy access to testing on real devices, as well as analytics dashboards to track usage of your app – all from a single, integrated console.
      Beanstalk
      A single process to commit code, review with the team, and deploy the final result to your customers.
      Serverless
      Build applications comprised of microservices that run in response to events, auto-scale for you, and only charge you when they run. This lowers the total cost of maintaining your apps, enabling you to build more logic, faster. The Framework uses new event-driven compute services, like AWS Lambda, Google CloudFunctions, and more.
      Realm
      The Realm Mobile Platform is a next-generation data layer for applications. Realm is reactive, concurrent, and lightweight, allowing you to work with live, native objects.
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