AWS Mobile Blog

Amazon DynamoDB on Mobile – Part 1: Loading Data

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 This content is being maintained for historical reference. Amazon DynamoDB is one of the […]

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Adding Web Identity Federation with Facebook to Android Projects

Last month we announced web identity federation, which lets developers utilize services from Facebook, Google, and Amazon to retrieve temporary AWS credentials. This tutorial will show you how to add web identity federation with Facebook to an existing Android project that uses an AWS service. Creating a Facebook App ID Sign up for the Facebook […]

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Announcing Web Identity Federation

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 This content is being maintained for historical reference. We are very excited to announce […]

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New AWS Mobile SDKs Release 1.6.0

We have just released a new version of the AWS Mobile SDKs. The individual SDKs for version 1.6.0 can be downloaded from the following pages: AWS SDK for iOS AWS SDK for Android This new version of the SDKs contains updates for web identity federation in AWS Security Token Service, parallel scans in Amazon DynamoDB, […]

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Running AWS SDK for Android samples in Eclipse with ADT v22

Android Developer Tools (ADT) The ADT Plug-in for Eclipse is used to help developers build their Android apps. The samples included with the AWS SDK for Android are meant to be run with minimal configuration. ADT v22, released at GoogleIO, requires an additional step for successful execution of our code samples. Error in LogCat If […]

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Making Asynchronous Calls with Handler

There are two ways to make asynchronous calls: AsyncTask, and Handler plus Thread. I briefly introduced how to use AysncTask to make asynchronous calls in the previous post. In this post, I will explain making asynchronous calls with Handler. I will also compare AsyncTask with Handler. What is Handler? A Handler is associated with a […]

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