AWS Mobile Blog

Test user flows through your Android app with AWS Device Farm’s built-in app explorer. No scripts required.

Starting today, you can view details about how your Android app performs on real devices in the AWS Cloud without writing your own test scripts. AWS Device Farm’s new Built-in: Explorer test deploys an app explorer that crawls your application, analyzes each view it encounters, and interacts with each view’s controls as an end user […]

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Preparing Your Apps for iOS 9

The release of iOS 9 includes changes that could impact how your apps interact with some AWS services. If you compile your apps with Apple’s iOS 9 SDK (or Xcode 7), Apple’s new App Transport Security (ATS) feature may affect your apps’ ability to connect to certain AWS service endpoints. In order to ensure your […]

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Amazon S3 Transfer Utility for iOS

As a result of recent updates to the AWS Mobile SDK for iOS, please refer to the AWS Mobile SDK for iOS Developer Guide for the latest guidance on how to upload and download files from Amazon S3 on iOS.  Refer to the iOS Sample Repository for code samples. Amazon S3 Transfer Manager for iOS […]

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Get insights into your mobile app usage patterns using Amazon Mobile Analytics and R

Update: April 30, 2018: We’ve discontinued Amazon Mobile Analytics. Amazon Pinpoint now provides the analytics features that Amazon Mobile Analytics previously offered. If you’re new to Mobile Analytics, you can integrate the mobile analytics features of Amazon Pinpoint into your app. If you currently use Amazon Mobile Analytics, you can migrate to Amazon Pinpoint. The […]

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How Amazon Cognito Keeps Mobile App Users’ Data Safe

Researchers recently revealed that mobile app developers use weak security and authentication methods in their apps. This puts user data at risk. One researcher writes: "The weakest form of authentication, meant to identify rather than to protect the data, uses a simple API token, a number embedded into the app’s code. With current tools, however, […]

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AWS Mobile SDK for iOS 2.2.0

We have made a few significant changes in this version of the SDK. In this post, I am going to highlight those changes and show how you can update your code to incorporate them. No More Third-Party Frameworks The AWS Mobile SDK for iOS 2.2.0 no longer includes third-party frameworks. This change simplifies the SDK […]

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Using Amazon Machine Learning and Amazon Mobile Analytics to build predictive applications for your mobile app

Update: April 30, 2018: We’ve discontinued Amazon Mobile Analytics. Amazon Pinpoint now provides the analytics features that Amazon Mobile Analytics previously offered. If you’re new to Mobile Analytics, you can integrate the mobile analytics features of Amazon Pinpoint into your app. If you currently use Amazon Mobile Analytics, you can migrate to Amazon Pinpoint. Using […]

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