AWS Mobile Blog

Amazon Cognito Adds Industry Standard Support with OpenID Connect

by Stefano Buliani | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

We are excited to announce that we’re enhancing Amazon Cognito to support OpenID Connect (OIDC), an open standard for identity authentication. You can now utilize Amazon Cognito to generate unique identifiers and receive temporary AWS credentials with any OIDC-compatible provider. This new feature greatly expands the universe of identity providers you can leverage with Amazon […]

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Amazon Cognito in your Node.js web app

by Mudeem Siddiqui | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Today’s post comes from Michael Garcia, Solutions Architect for AWS. Based in Paris, he helps our customers and partners gain proficiency with AWS services and solutions. ——————————————————————————————————— Recently, we published articles on how to use Amazon Cognito in different contexts such as Amazon Cognito Credentials providers for mobiles or Amazon Cognito for synchronizing data. If […]

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AWS Mobile SDK for Android – Maven Support

by Mudeem Siddiqui | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

If you are a Maven user, adding the AWS Mobile SDK for Android in your Android project is now as simple as adding few lines to your pom.xml. You no longer need to download the entire AWS Mobile SDK for Android zip file and include the JAR files in your project manually. You can specify […]

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AWS Mobile SDK for Xamarin – Available on AWSLabs

by Mudeem Siddiqui | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

We are making the AWS Mobile SDK for Xamarin available as a beta for you to evaluate and provide us feedback. Now you can use Xamarin to build cross platform apps that use AWS services for identity management (Amazon Cognito), cloud storage (Amazon S3), a fully-managed NoSQL database (Amazon DynamoDB), and push notifications (Amazon SNS […]

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Announcing AWS Mobile SDK General Availability

by Yosuke Matsuda | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

We are pleased to announce that version 2 of the AWS Mobile SDK has reached General Availability (GA) and is no longer in Developer Preview. Since releasing Version 2 in Developer Preview on July 10th, we have received great feedback from the developer community, and we have made numerous improvements. You can read about some […]

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Amazon Cognito : Announcing Developer Authenticated Identities

by Rachit Dhall | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Amazon Cognito helps developers synchronize user-state across devices and securely access AWS resources. When we released Amazon Cognito, we offered the ability to create unique identities through a number of public identity providers (Amazon, Facebook, and Google) and also supported unauthenticated, “guest” users. Based on customer feedback, today we are announcing support for “developer authenticated […]

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Understanding Amazon Cognito Authentication

by Bob Kinney | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Amazon Cognito helps you create unique identifiers for your end users that are kept consistent across devices and platforms. Cognito also delivers temporary, limited-privilege credentials to your application to access AWS resources. Today, I’m going to cover the basics of how authentication in Cognito works and explain the life cycle of an identity inside your […]

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Using Amazon Cognito to Sync Data

by David Behroozi | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

The percentage of people with multiple mobile devices is growing. These people might use their phone on the go and their tablet when they get home. Consequently, they now want to be able to seamlessly transition from one device to another. In previous posts, we’ve talked about how to use Amazon Cognito to provide a […]

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AWS Mobile at Xamarin Evolve 2014

by Mudeem Siddiqui | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

If you’re going to Xamarin Evolve 2014, consider attending a session presented by Tara Walker, an Amazon Web Services Technical Evangelist. Her session shows you how to build great mobile apps that leverage AWS Mobile services to provide identity management and data sync (Amazon Cognito), push notifications (Amazon SNS Mobile Push), cloud storage (Amazon S3), and a fully-managed NoSQL database (Amazon […]

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Use Amazon Cognito in your website for simple AWS authentication

by Stefano Buliani | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Warning (Nov 2017): The content below is outdated. Updated content is forthcoming. Amazon Cognito helps you create unique identifiers for your end users that are kept consistent across devices and platforms. Cognito also delivers temporary, limited-privilege credentials to your application to access AWS resources. Over the past few weeks, the team has been working hard […]

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