AWS Mobile Blog

Adrian Hall

Author: Adrian Hall

Automatically build your Android app with AWS CodeBuild

“It worked on my machine.”  If you have been a developer for a while, you probably have heard this.  It is a lament for a bug that is hard to diagnose and points to some peculiar setup of the developer’s machine. You can fix this by including continuous integration in your tool arsenal.  When you […]

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Announcing AWS Mobile SDK v2.6 for Android and iOS

Recently, we released the AWS Mobile SDK v2.6.0 for Android and iOS. The release has new features that make it easier for iOS and Android developers to integrate AWS backend services into their apps.  The new features include: A configuration pattern that makes it easier for developers to get started, and to target production vs. […]

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Announcing: React Native Starter Project with One-Click AWS Deployment and Serverless Infrastructure

React Native as a mobile development platform continues to grow in popularity. AWS has invested more in this area over the past year, and has been participating in React Native community events. Many developers want to enrich applications that they built using React Native with features like database access and content storage (images, videos, etc.), […]

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User Sign-in and Sign-up for Ionic Mobile Apps with Amazon Cognito

This post was written by Brice Pelle, AWS Technical Account Manager. In our previous blog post, we described how to secure and deploy RESTful interfaces for the Ionic Framework using the AWS SDK for JavaScript and AWS Mobile Hub, with support for authenticated and unauthenticated users. This allows guest users to use your app, with […]

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Deploy and Secure REST-based Mobile Apps with AWS Mobile Hub

This post was written by Brice Pelle, AWS Technical Account Manager. RESTful APIs are used today to power many mobile apps. Using RESTful interfaces allows developers to decouple the frontend application from the backend systems and provides standard interoperability between the two components. Controlling access to resources can be hard to set up. This usually […]

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Building fine-grained authorization using Amazon Cognito User Pools groups

This post was authored by Leo Drakopoulos, AWS Solutions Architect. User authentication and authorization can be challenging when building web and mobile apps. The challenges include handling user data and passwords, token-based authentication, managing fine-grained permissions, scalability, federation, and more. In this post, we show how to integrate authentication and authorization into an Angular web […]

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Testing Mobile Apps: A Primer

Why should you test your mobile app?  A recent study showed that almost a quarter of users only use a mobile app once, and a shocking 95% abandon an app within the first month.  Some of the reasons that users abandon an app are due to content and engagement.  The biggest non-content reasons for abandonment […]

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