AWS Mobile Blog

AWS AppSync adds quick-start sample for Amazon Aurora

AWS AppSync has support for a wide variety of data storage options—including Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon ElasticSearch Service, and AWS Lambda.  Today, we’re announcing the availability of a quick-start that connects to Amazon Aurora MySQL mode using AWS Lambda.  You create this connection using a Lambda function that executes a SQL statement (provided by an AWS […]

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Building ADFS Federation for your Web App using Amazon Cognito User Pools

User authentication and authorization can be challenging when you’re building web and mobile apps. The challenges include handling user data and passwords, token-based authentication, federating identities from external identity providers (IdPs), managing fine-grained permissions, scalability, and more. In this blog post walkthrough, we show how you to federate identities from Windows Server Active Directory to […]

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AWS CodePipeline adds support for AWS Device Farm as a test provider

AWS CodePipeline now supports AWS Device Farm as a test provider to deliver truly automated testing in your continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline. In a previous blog post “Build a CI/CD Pipeline for Your Android App with AWS Services,” Vinay Selvaraj walked you through building a complete CI/CD pipeline using AWS CodeCommit, AWS […]

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AWS AppSync releases an enhanced “no-code” GraphQL API builder, HTTP resolvers, new built-in scalar types, and SDK cache abstraction

This past week at the AWS Summit – New York, we announced some new features for AWS AppSync and the client SDK. We’ve been working closely with developers in the community to enhance their experience in building applications, and the features incorporate their feedback. The new features include: More sample schemas in the console. A […]

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User settings sync for Android with AWS AppSync

Amazon Cognito Sync is a service that you can use for syncing application-related user profile data across devices. The client library caches the data locally so that the app can read and write data, regardless of the device connectivity state. The data stored is generally shown as a key-value pair, where the keys and values […]

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User settings sync for iOS with AWS AppSync

Amazon Cognito Sync is a service that you can use for syncing application-related user profile data across devices. The client library caches the data locally so that the app can read and write data, regardless of the device connectivity state. The data stored is generally shown as a key-value pair, where the keys and values […]

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Build a user settings store with AWS AppSync

Amazon Cognito Sync is a service that you can use for syncing application-related user profile data across devices. The client library caches the data locally so that the app can read and write data, regardless of the device connectivity state. The data stored is limited to key-value pairs where the keys and values are both […]

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New AWS Mobile Hub feature: Add an existing user pool to your Mobile Hub project

Using AWS Mobile Hub is a great way for you to get started with a mobile backend project because it abstracts away the complexity of configuring a new AWS service. It does this by defining a set of IAM policies for how your apps authenticated and unauthenticated users interact with the AWS service. Up until […]

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Use a custom domain with AWS AppSync, Amazon CloudFront, and Amazon Route 53

Most of the time, AWS AppSync can use any domain name because a user doesn’t type in the name of the GraphQL endpoint—it’s embedded in an app. However, there are cases when a custom domain name is required: Your security policies require a specific Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate to be used. You need to […]

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