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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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Using Amazon Cognito and AWS Lambda to Detect Cheating

This blog post was contributed by Steve Johnson, Senior Solutions Architect Today we’re going to talk about cheating in mobile games. Specifically, we’ll talk about how to prevent an exploit using Amazon Cognito and AWS Lambda. An exploit is an unplanned use case – something the player does that is unexpected or that has an […]

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Understanding Amazon Cognito Authentication Part 4: Enhanced Flow

Amazon Cognito helps you create unique identifiers for your end users that are kept consistent across devices and platforms. Amazon Cognito also delivers temporary, limited-privilege credentials to your application to access AWS resources. In previous posts (Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3), I covered several aspects of Amazon Cognito authentication flow. In this post, […]

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Lifesum is using Amazon Mobile Analytics for user engagement and growth

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. Lifesum […]

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Improvements in the AWS Mobile SDK for Unity

AWS Mobile SDK for Unity has been in Developer Preview since December (see my blog post, Announcing AWS Mobile SDK for Unity Developer Preview to learn more). In February, we added support for Amazon Mobile Analytics (see Announcing Amazon Mobile Analytics in the AWS Mobile SDK for Unity). We have been actively working on incorporating […]

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