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Pause and Resume Amazon S3 Transfers Using the AWS Mobile SDK for Android

by Mudeem Siddiqui | on | in S3 | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Amazon S3 Transfer Manager makes it easy for you to access Amazon S3 cloud storage from your mobile app. It provides an asynchronous mechanism to manage uploads and downloads between your app and Amazon S3. You can easily check the status of your transfers, add handlers to run code when a transfer completes, and more. […]

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The AWS Mobile SDK for iOS – How to use BFTask

by Yosuke Matsuda | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

We’ve released Version 2 of the AWS Mobile SDK for iOS with significant improvements to our previous SDK. One of the highlights is BFTask support. With native BFTask support in the SDK for iOS, you can chain async requests instead of nesting them. It makes the logic cleaner, while keeping the code more readable. In […]

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Using the Amazon Cognito Credentials Provider

by Stefano Buliani | on | 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Warning (Nov 2017): The content below is outdated.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. With Amazon Cognito your application can support unauthenticated guest users as […]

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Version 2 of the AWS SDK for iOS Developer Preview

by Yosuke Matsuda | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

We are happy to announce that based on your feedback, we have made significant improvements to our AWS SDK for iOS. We rebuilt the AWS SDK for iOS from the ground up to conform to Objective-C conventions and take advantage of new features in the Cocoa framework. The new SDK will also improve interoperability with […]

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Simplify Web Identity Federation Setup with AWS CloudFormation

by Rachit Dhall | on | in S3 | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Simplify Web Identity Federation Setup with AWS CloudFormation In a previous post, we discussed web identity federation and its use in enabling social login for access to AWS resources associated with a developer’s AWS account. The sample Personal File Store application uses web identity federation allowing users to store data in Amazon S3. In this […]

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DynamoDB on Mobile – Part 6: Global Secondary Indexes

by Bob Kinney | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Version 2 of the AWS Mobile SDK This article and sample apply to Version 1 of the AWS Mobile SDK. If you are building new apps, we recommend you use Version 2. For details, please visit the AWS Mobile SDK page. This content is being maintained for historical reference. In Part 4 of our series, […]

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Retrieving Media on Android With KitKat

by Weston Edwards | on | in S3 | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Introduction With the introduction of Android version 4.4 KitKat, the way developers commonly access media files has changed. This post introduces some of the issues relevant to Amazon Web Service customers, including breaking changes to the S3Uploader sample code and how these changes were resolved. What’s new KitKat has introduced a new way of providing […]

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DynamoDB on Mobile – Part 5: Fine-Grained Access Control

by Bob Kinney | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

In previous posts in this series (Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4), we discussed how we can read from and write to an Amazon DynamoDB table using the AWS Mobile SDKs. In this post, we will discuss one way we can secure the data accessible from individual mobile devices. A User Data Table Revisited In […]

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Simplifying Token Vending Machine Deployment with AWS CloudFormation

by David Behroozi | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Managing credentials in mobile apps is an important concept to get right. Embedding credentials directly into your app is not secure and can lead to your credentials becoming compromised. Two methods we recommend are to use a token vending machine (TVM) or to use web identity federation. Both of these methods provide your app with […]

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Using Different AWS Regions with the AWS Mobile SDKs

by Glenn Dierkes | on | in S3 | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Version 2 of the AWS Mobile SDK This article and sample apply to Version 1 of the AWS Mobile SDK. If you are building new apps, we recommend you use Version 2. For details, please visit the AWS Mobile SDK page. This content is being maintained for historical reference. The services supported by the AWS […]

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