AWS Mobile Blog

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Warning (Nov 2017): The content below is outdated.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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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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