AWS Mobile Blog

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Warning (Nov 2017): The content below is outdated.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Warning (Nov 2017): The content below is outdated.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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Simplify Web Identity Federation Setup with AWS CloudFormation

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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Retrieving Media on Android With KitKat

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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