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Deploying an EmberJS mobile web application with Mobile Hub

This post was authored by Michael Labieniec, AWS Sr. Solutions Architect. Ember.js is a popular open source JavaScript framework for developing rich, dynamic web applications. It supports dependancy injection model and has been a is a stable contender in the JavaScript community. Ember.js also ships with its own CLI which supports building, testing, and deploying […]

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Take Your Chatbot Mobile!

With Amazon Lex, any developer can quickly and easily create a chatbot. With AWS Mobile Hub, the same developer can just as easily integrate the bot into a mobile app. Want to take your bot mobile? Use the Mobile Hub conversational bots feature to create your own mobile bot or import an existing bot into […]

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Testing Mobile Apps: A Primer

Why should you test your mobile app?  A recent study showed that almost a quarter of users only use a mobile app once, and a shocking 95% abandon an app within the first month.  Some of the reasons that users abandon an app are due to content and engagement.  The biggest non-content reasons for abandonment […]

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Integrate the AWS SDK for JavaScript into a React App

In our last blog post, I showed how to create a React app using the create-react-app tool provided by Facebook, and then deploy the app to a content delivery network driven by AWS Mobile Hub, Amazon S3, and Amazon CloudFront. This enables you to produce dynamic single page applications (SPAs) and serve them to a […]

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Automated Device Testing with AWS Device Farm and Jenkins

A strong indicator of quality of an app is its ability to run on multiple devices of different make, model, and manufacturer consistently and predictably. Incremental development models are at the core of every mobile app development team. Often a seemingly benign feature can be disruptive to the overall user experience and functioning of the […]

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Deploy a React App to S3 and CloudFront with AWS Mobile Hub

Single page applications (SPAs) are now ubiquitous. Every web developer needs to understand how to build them and how to deploy them to a web hosting facility of their choice. In this article, I am going to look at what it takes to create and build a basic React app and deploy it globally to the […]

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Using Amazon DynamoDB Document API with the AWS Mobile SDK for Android – Part 2

In the first part of this blog, we introduced you to the Amazon DynamoDB Document API. This API is a mechanism for accessing data in DynamoDB that doesn’t require you to map models to the data. Instead, you access the data through standard accessor methods on a standard Document object. In this blog post, we […]

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Deploy to AWS Mobile Hub from your GitHub repository

by Bharath Kumar | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

AWS Mobile Hub now helps you share your Mobile Hub project configuration template with other developers. With one click, you can import the project configuration from a GitHub repository into the AWS Mobile Hub console and deploy an identical mobile backend. In addition to one-click import, you can export your project configuration, commit to GitHub, […]

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Using Amazon DynamoDB Document API with AWS Mobile SDK for Android – Part 1

The AWS Mobile SDK for Android helps developers write mobile apps by providing simplified APIs for using AWS services, such as Amazon Cognito and Amazon DynamoDB. In the past, to access data, you needed to use the DynamoDB Object Mapper (or use the service APIs). You then had to define a model within your mobile […]

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Enhanced JavaScript development with AWS Mobile Hub

by Richard Threlkeld | on | in Lambda, S3 | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Introduction As the JavaScript ecosystem grows, we continue to invest to help customers build mobile and hybrid apps. Today, we released a feature in AWS Mobile Hub called Hosting and Streaming. This feature automates deployment of mobile websites in both test and production scenarios using Amazon S3 and Amazon CloudFront. It also helps developers streamline […]

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