PartyRock is an educational tool for providing any builder with low-friction access to learn through experimentation in a foundation model playground built on Amazon Bedrock. It is not a product or service in the traditional AWS definition and should never be referred to as such. The preferred descriptor is playground, though in most cases tool is also acceptable.AWS
German engineering – Party from Berlin
I’ve been fortunate to be able to know people that are behind this launch and I’m excited for it, not only because a bunch of the engineering team members are part of the AWS Development Center in Germany but also because I’ve tried to not touch anything related to GenAI until this tool was made available.
After being able to look at the tool and playing around with it, I can see a lot of benefits of using Generative AI going forward and I see a lot of the value that this technology can bring us in addition to “simple ChatGPT like” Chatbots.
Build your first GenAI App with PartyRock
It’s too simple. Click on the “Generate app” button, add a prompt for Amazon Bedrock and within seconds you have a working application that uses GenAI under the hood!
Here’s an example of a prompt that I have used:
And the outcome of that: https://partyrock.aws/u/lockhead/rpZ8z9kG5/re%3AInvent-2023-DevTools-and-CICD-Attendees-Guide
Pretty cool, isn’t it? Even tho the underlying model does not have access to the session catalog (which is a pitty), I liked the outcome that you can look at in this snapshot.
Holding to it’s promises it allows you to experience with GenAI
As the introduction of the AWS team says, PartyRock really makes Bedrock accessible and gives everyone a great possibility to “try out” how the different models behave with different prompts.
I can only encourage you to try it out and make your own experiences with it. It’s worth your time!
Being part of the AWS Community (in this case, being a Hero or a Community Builder) gave us the advantage of a few hours to try this out before the official release…and this gives me the chance to already NOW present you a few cool use cases that other builders have created with this tool 🙂
PartyRock Apps & Use cases that have made me smile or bring value
|Content Marketing||AWS DevTools Hero Thorsten Höger||This simple app allows you to use GenAI to create tailored Marketing Materials and post snippets for social media base on a Service Input.|
|Quiz Generator||AWS Community Builder Dixit R Jain||Generates questions for a specific topic that you can use in a quiz – the original idea is from Dixit, I’ve linked my version which is “remixed” and adds a language option|
|Event Countdown App||AWS DevTools Hero Johannes Koch||A simple event countdown calculator that shows you the time until a specific event starts.|
|Gameday Team Name Generator||AWS Community Hero Markus Ostertag||Generate your teamname for your next AWS Gameday – maybe at re:Invent in Las Vegas?|
|Generate Google Calendar and iCal||AWS DevTools Hero Johannes Koch||Generates an iCal and a Google Calendar link for your next event|
|Social Media Assistant||AWS Community Builder Matteo Depascale||Generates Tweets and LinkedIn posts to make your life easier|
|re:Invent Steps & Calory calculator||AWS DevTools Hero Johannes Koch||Helps you to calculate steps and calories burned when walking at re:Invent 2023 (hint: DON’T DO IT!) 🙂|
|Trumpifier||AWS Community Builder Damien Gallagher||No comments, but it was funny.|
|Conversation Starter||AWS Community Hero Markus Ostertag||You have challenges starting a conversation with your PeerTalk expert? This app will help you find the right entry words.|
|AWS Certification Recommender||AWS Community Builder Ganesh Swaminathan||Recommends you a specific certification to do given your personal background|
|Bill & Ted Quote Generator||AWS Community Builder Jenn Bergstrom||Generates quote from Bill & Ted based on your mood and situation|
|AirlineDestinationAdvisor||AWS Community Hero Anders Bjørnestad||Get travel tips and tricks for a destination|
Did you find an exciting app that I should include? Reach out to me and let me know 🙂
Where do we take it from here? How PartyRock helps and what I would love to get
PartyRock is a great starting point for experimenting with GenAI!
To take this to the next level there is a few things I’d love to get:
- Make your PartyRock app “yours”
- Deploy to my AWS Account Button
- Export to CDK / IaC Option
- Export to CodeCatalyst Project
- Additional UI options
- Radio Boxes, ComboBoxes
- Make the applications “user aware”
- Other generation options than text/image
Especially the first point would help developers to take action after creating the app – you could directly use the generated app and use this on your own AWS Account and this will help you understand how Bedrock fits into your existing AWS architecture.
What do you think of it? I’d love to hear your feedback and thoughts!
Time until re:Invent 2023: