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Category: AWS Mobile SDK

Using Amazon Rekognition to detect celebrities in an iOS app

*This post was written by Prashant Pawan Pisipati and Dennis Hills.  Prashant is a product manager for Amazon Alexa and created the initial iOS Swift Celebrity app. 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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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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Using a ContentProvider in Android

This is the third 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 (this article) Integrating Amazon Cognito with the Android AccountManager API […]

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How to: Record User Sign-in on Android with Amazon Pinpoint

In a previous post, we introduced the AWS Mobile SDK v2.6.0 for Android and implemented user sign-in and sign-up with IdentityManager.  IdentityManager is a new capability in the AWS Mobile SDK that provides a native graphical interface for authentication.  We also showed how to add basic session analytics using Amazon Pinpoint. We want to show […]

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An Introduction to the Sync Framework for Android

This is the first 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 (this article) Building a ContentProvider for Android Using a ContentProvider in Android Mobile Apps Integrating Amazon Cognito with the Android AccountManager API […]

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Adding User Analytics to Your Mobile App

Having a single cloud provider as the backend to your mobile app has many advantages. One of these advantages is the tight integration of features between two or more AWS Cloud services. In this blog post, we show the benefits from the recent Amazon Cognito integration with Amazon Pinpoint for user analytics. You can now […]

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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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