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AWS Amplify: JavaScript Open Source Library with React, React Native Extensions. 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; AWS CLI: * Universal Command Line Interface for Amazon Web Services*. It is a unified tool to manage your AWS services. With just one tool to download and configure, you can control multiple AWS services from the command line and automate them through scripts.

AWS Amplify and AWS CLI belong to "AWS Tools" category of the tech stack.

AWS Amplify and AWS CLI are both open source tools. AWS CLI with 9.02K GitHub stars and 2.01K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than AWS Amplify with 6.26K GitHub stars and 1.11K GitHub forks.

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Pros of AWS Amplify
Pros of AWS CLI
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    GraphQL
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    Better with Relations and Security
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    Cheaper
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    Flexible Auth options
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    Continuous deployment
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    Backed by Amazon
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    Cons of AWS Amplify
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      Free tier is limited
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      Steep Learning Curve
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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 CLI?

      It is a unified tool to manage your AWS services. With just one tool to download and configure, you can control multiple AWS services from the command line and automate them through scripts.

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