AWS Mobile Blog

Announcing AWS Mobile SDK for Unity Developer Preview

We are happy to announce the availability of the AWS Mobile SDK for Unity in Developer Preview. Now you can build cross-platform games in Unity that use AWS services for identity and user data management (Amazon Cognito), cloud storage (Amazon S3), and a fully-managed NoSQL database (Amazon DynamoDB).  The AWS Mobile SDK for Unity is […]

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Learn more about AWS Mobile Services – Slides and Videos from AWS re:Invent 2014

We had an incredible time at AWS re:Invent 2014 in Las Vegas. This year the conference was bigger and better than ever. More than 10,000+ people attended 250+ sessions across 21 tracks. There were a number of sub-events throughtout the conference and multiple opportunities for attendees to interact, engage and learn not only from AWS but […]

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Understanding Amazon Cognito Authentication Part 3: Roles and Policies

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. In previous posts (Part 1, Part 2), I covered the basics of Cognito’s authentication flow. In this post, I want to focus on […]

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Mobile token management with Amazon SNS

Introduction Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) is a fast, flexible, fully managed push messaging service in the cloud. SNS is capable of publishing mobile push notifications to a variety of mobile platforms, including Apple Push Notification service (APNs), Google Cloud Messaging (GCM), Amazon Device Messaging (ADM), Windows Notification Service (WNS), Microsoft Push Notification Service […]

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Understanding Amazon Cognito Authentication Part 2: Developer Authenticated Identities

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. In a previous post, I covered the basics of Cognito’s authentication flow. In this post, I will show the differences in that flow […]

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Amazon Cognito Adds Industry Standard Support with OpenID Connect

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

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

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

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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