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Adrian Hall

Author: Adrian Hall

AWS Amplify adds support for custom attributes in Amazon Cognito user pools

An Amazon Cognito user pool is a user directory for your web, mobile, or other applications.  In addition to the normal things you’d expect to store in an Amazon Cognito user pool (like a user name, email address, or phone number), you can also configure the user pool to hold any other information that you […]

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Building a serverless real-time chat application with AWS AppSync

Today, most digital media usage originates from mobile devices. People interact with their apps using multiple devices, over a variety of connections (3G, LTE, Wi-Fi, and so on), as well as offline. It’s important to offer a consistent user experience across different connection types. At the same time, there’s been a rise in the number […]

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AWS Amplify adds support for push notifications in React Native and provides new features for user authentication

AWS Amplify is a declarative JavaScript library for working with cloud services. It has built-in support for creating React Native applications. For push notifications in React Native, AWS Amplify introduces an easy-to-use client API and backend configuration over AWS Mobile Hub. The latest version of  the AWS Amplify JavaScript library has been enhanced to support […]

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What’s the best time to engage your mobile app users?

In talking to customers about mobile analytics, many customers have the same questions about best practices for customer engagement. Specifically, a question that’s often asked is, “What’s the best time to engage with users of my app?” The simple answer is that there’s no simple answer. The “best time” varies depending on your customer base, […]

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Build a CI/CD Pipeline for your Android App with AWS Services

Continuously building, testing, and delivering updates for your app to your users helps you release new features sooner and with fewer bugs. In an earlier blog post “Automatically build your Android app with AWS CodeBuild,” Adrian Hall explains how you can use AWS CodeBuild to compile an Android app and publish the APK to Amazon […]

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Build a notes app with React Native, AWS AppSync, and AWS Amplify

At the recent AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, we launched AWS AppSync, a fully managed GraphQL service with real-time and offline capabilities, and AWS Amplify, a JavaScript library that simplifies connecting to AWS resources with specific framework support for React and React Native. Together, these provide you the basis for building cloud-connected native mobile applications […]

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The re:Invent recap: All the AWS Mobile sessions

AWS re:Invent 2017 was an amazing experience and it was great to connect with a lot of you!  The AWS AppSync announcement was one of the awesome developer announcements of re:Invent, and we loved spreading the word about the AWS Amplify library.  However, not everyone could be there – and those of you who were there […]

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Build, deploy, and test your web app’s performance for free with AWS Mobile Hub

According to a recent study, two-thirds of users access web applications on a mobile device, yet very few developers test their web applications on mobile devices. Today, we are adding web performance testing on mobile devices to AWS Mobile Hub. Combined with the recently announced awsmobile CLI, web developers can run a simple performance test […]

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Building a Synchronization Framework for Android

This is the sixth and final part in a series on synchronizing data within an Android mobile app to the AWS Cloud.  Check out the full series: An Introduction to the Sync Framework for Android Building a ContentProvider for Android Using a ContentProvider in Android Mobile Apps Integrating Amazon Cognito with the Android AccountManager API […]

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Building a Synchronization Endpoint in AWS Mobile Hub

This is the fifth part in a six-part series on synchronizing data within an Android mobile app to the AWS Cloud.  Check out the full series: An Introduction to the Sync Framework for Android Building a ContentProvider for Android Using a ContentProvider in Android Mobile Apps Integrating Amazon Cognito with the Android AccountManager API Building a […]

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