AWS Mobile Blog

Category: Mobile Services

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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Announcing: Direct Device Access in AWS Device Farm

The defining characteristics of a useful mobile testing service in the cloud are: instant access to a large number of real devices, ability to run parallel tests, excellent reporting, ability to configure the device state, and little to no modifications to your existing test setup. Working with our most successful mobile customers, we noticed that […]

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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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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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Amazon Pinpoint adds ADM, Baidu, APNs Token Authentication and Sandbox Channel for Push Notifications

This post was written by Zach Barbitta, Amazon Pinpoint Sr. Product Manager Tech & Lomax Escarmant, Amazon Pinpoint Software Development Engineer. Reaching your customers through push notifications is an important part of user engagement and retention. To enable push notifications for your mobile application, you use a push notification service such as Apple Push Notification […]

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

Update (February 18, 2019): This article was originally posted on September 19, 2017. At that time, AWS Mobile Hub was used to cloud-enable this React Native Starter project. Going forward, we recommend that developers use AWS Amplify to cloud enable your React Native, iOS, Android, and web application projects. That said, the solution below may […]

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