AWS Mobile Blog

Announcing AWS Mobile SDK General Availability

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

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

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

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

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

Warning (Nov 2017): The content below is outdated.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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The AWS Mobile SDK for iOS – How to use BFTask

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

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

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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