AWS Mobile Blog

Invoking AWS Lambda functions via Amazon SNS

We released a new feature today for Amazon SNS that enables developers to perform custom message handling or publish messages to other AWS services by subscribing AWS Lambda functions to SNS topics. When a message is published to an SNS topic that has a Lambda function subscribed to it, the Lambda function is invoked with the payload of the […]

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Building a Mobile Backend Using AWS Lambda

AWS Mobile SDKs for iOS and Android now supports AWS Lambda that make it easy to invoke Lambda functions. AWS Lambda is a compute service that allows you to run code in response to events. Starting today, you can now create AWS Lambda functions that respond to events from your application synchronously (in real time) […]

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Introducing Amazon Cognito Events: Sync Triggers

In 2014 we launched Amazon Cognito, a service that makes it easy to save user data, such as app preferences or game state, in the AWS Cloud without writing any backend code or managing any infrastructure. User data is available while the device is offline and is synchronized across a user’s devices so that their […]

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The AWS Mobile SDK for iOS 2.1.x – Split Frameworks

The previous version of the SDK included only two frameworks, AWSiOSSDKv2.framework and AWSCognitoSync.framework. For Amazon Cognito Sync, you import AWSCognitoSync.framework, and for all other AWS services, you import AWSiOSSDKv2.framework. These frameworks do not require the -ObjC linker flag, and we recommended not using that flag. If your app depends on third-party libraries that require the […]

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Use Amazon Mobile Analytics with your JavaScript enabled apps

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. Since […]

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Announcing Amazon Cognito Streams

On 1/20 we released a feature that gives developers, utilizing their credentials, full API access to the sync store to read and write user profile data as well as a data browser inside the Amazon Cognito console. Today we are excited to announce a new feature that gives customers even greater control and insight into […]

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Announcing Amazon Mobile Analytics in the AWS Mobile SDK for Unity

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. Last […]

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AWS Mobile SDK for Android now uses 40% less DEX Methods

The maximum limit of 65K on DEX method count imposed by Android remains to be a significant challenge for Mobile App Developers. While there are workarounds like ProGuard and MultiDex’ing, these are cumbersome and add additional overhead. We often see developers making trade-offs with regards to the functionality in their apps due to the DEX […]

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Integrating Amazon Cognito using developer authenticated identities: An end-to-end example

In September, we introduced developer authenticated identities, a new feature that allows you to utilize your own end-user identities with Amazon Cognito (read our announcement post). The purpose of this post is to show an end-to-end sample that demonstrates how to integrate this feature with an existing authentication system. Using developer authenticated identities involves interaction […]

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Using the Delivery Status feature of Amazon SNS

Today we released a new feature for Amazon SNS that enables developers to collect feedback on successful and unsuccessful delivery attempts of their messages to mobile push notification platforms (Apple (APNS), Google (GCM), Amazon (ADM), Windows (WNS and MPNS) and Baidu). It also provides other important information such as dwell times in Amazon SNS. This information […]

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