AWS Mobile Blog

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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Understanding the JARs in the AWS SDK for Android

Why all the JARs? The AWS SDK for Android contains a number of JARs. Some are specific for development, while others are meant for distribution. This post explains the purpose of each of the JARs, if a JAR has any dependencies, and how to include the right JARs in your Android application. Development JARs To […]

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Understanding the Frameworks of the AWS SDK for iOS

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 This content is being maintained for historical reference. Why all the Frameworks? The AWS […]

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New AWS Mobile SDKs Release 1.5.0

We have just released a new version of the AWS Mobile SDKs. The individual SDKs for version 1.5.0 can be downloaded from the following pages: AWS SDK for iOS AWS SDK for Android This new version of the SDKs contains updates for Local Secondary Indexes in Amazon DynamoDB, various bug fixes and individual service frameworks […]

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Logging with the AWS SDK for Android

Logging can be an effective way to debug your application or library, capturing information that can help diagnose errors in logic or verify assumptions of data consistency. The AWS SDK for Android includes logging via the Apache Commons logging project. The SDK makes use of this library and its link to [http://developer.android.com/tools/help/logcat.html Android LogCat] to […]

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TransferManager for Android

The AWS SDK for Android has a high-level utility—TransferManager—for managing file transfers to Amazon S3. TransferManager is designed to make transfers between your application to Amazon S3 easy and convenient. Meanwhile, the smart logic behind it can provide transfers with better throughput and performance. Why TransferManager TransferManager can have several advantages over low-level APIs for […]

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