Front-End Web & Mobile

Category: AWS Amplify

Building an Android app with AWS Amplify – Part 1

This post has been deprecated. Instead, please see the new Amplify Android Getting Started tutorial to learn how to build Android mobile applications using AWS Amplify. This walkthrough is part 1 of a two-part series on how to build an AWS cloud-enabled Android mobile app with the AWS Amplify toolchain. Suppose that you want to […]

Read More

AWS Amplify simplifies development for iOS and Android developers

Today, we’re releasing an enhanced mobile client in the AWS Mobile SDKs for iOS and Android, which are part of the Amplify Framework. This client is designed to help native developers perform common authentication workflows with a simple, declarative programming model. The Amplify Framework is an open-source client project that you can use to build sophisticated cloud-powered […]

Read More

Using Amazon Rekognition to detect celebrities in an iOS app

This article was written by Prashant Pawan Pisipati, Sr. Product Manager, Alexa. Picture yourself watching a movie or TV series. You see an actor on screen that looks very familiar, but you just can’t seem to remember their name or where you’ve seen them before. Today, if you’re watching an Amazon Prime Video, you get […]

Read More

Announcing the AWS Amplify CLI toolchain

Today we’re launching the AWS Amplify Command Line Interface (CLI) toolchain for developers. AWS Amplify is an open-source library that you can use to build sophisticated cloud-powered mobile and web apps. Since the launch of the JavaScript library last year, we’ve received positive feedback, encouragement, and most importantly, contributions from the open-source and JavaScript communities. […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Announcing AWS Amplify and the AWS Mobile CLI

The JavaScript ecosystem is thriving. Every day there are new use cases and functionality across web and mobile ecosystems. Developers are building highly interactive and functional applications across social, consumer, and enterprise spaces. We’ve spent a lot of time talking to these developers. They want to scale their applications quickly on cloud services, and they […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More