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React serverless starter application with one-click AWS deployment and hosting

Serverless applications are more popular every day. Many developers want to implement completely serverless hosted websites that are functionally equivalent to traditional infrastructures. However, with serverless websites, it’s often tricky to deal with registration, sign-in, and MFA flows. It can also be difficult to manage API routing, CORS settings, endpoint authorization, and user authentication. Hooking […]

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Deploying an EmberJS mobile web application with Mobile Hub

This post was authored by Michael Labieniec, AWS Sr. Solutions Architect. Ember.js is a popular open source JavaScript framework for developing rich, dynamic web applications. It supports dependancy injection model and has been a is a stable contender in the JavaScript community. Ember.js also ships with its own CLI which supports building, testing, and deploying […]

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Take Your Chatbot Mobile!

With Amazon Lex, any developer can quickly and easily create a chatbot. With AWS Mobile Hub, the same developer can just as easily integrate the bot into a mobile app. Want to take your bot mobile? Use the Mobile Hub conversational bots feature to create your own mobile bot or import an existing bot into […]

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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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Integrate the AWS SDK for JavaScript into a React App

In our last blog post, I showed how to create a React app using the create-react-app tool provided by Facebook, and then deploy the app to a content delivery network driven by AWS Mobile Hub, Amazon S3, and Amazon CloudFront. This enables you to produce dynamic single page applications (SPAs) and serve them to a […]

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Automated Device Testing with AWS Device Farm and Jenkins

A strong indicator of quality of an app is its ability to run on multiple devices of different make, model, and manufacturer consistently and predictably. Incremental development models are at the core of every mobile app development team. Often a seemingly benign feature can be disruptive to the overall user experience and functioning of the […]

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Using Amazon DynamoDB Document API with the AWS Mobile SDK for Android – Part 2

In the first part of this blog, we introduced you to the Amazon DynamoDB Document API. This API is a mechanism for accessing data in DynamoDB that doesn’t require you to map models to the data. Instead, you access the data through standard accessor methods on a standard Document object. In this blog post, we […]

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Using Amazon DynamoDB Document API with AWS Mobile SDK for Android – Part 1

The AWS Mobile SDK for Android helps developers write mobile apps by providing simplified APIs for using AWS services, such as Amazon Cognito and Amazon DynamoDB. In the past, to access data, you needed to use the DynamoDB Object Mapper (or use the service APIs). You then had to define a model within your mobile […]

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Deep Linking – Track and Engage Mobile App Users

You are about to enter the incredibly engaging and often confusing world of mobile deep linking. You’ll learn what deep linking is—the types of links, what deep linking can do, and why you should care—and walk through implementation details with examples. What is Deep Linking? Think of a deep link as a URL that takes […]

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Web and Hybrid Mobile App Solution from AWS Mobile Hub and Ionic

AWS Mobile Hub and Ionic, an open source framework for building mobile apps, have teamed up to create an official Ionic starter project that demonstrates an end-to-end solution for hosting and building mobile web and hybrid applications on AWS. In this blog post, we explain what the project is, describe key areas, highlight additional use […]

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