AWS Mobile Blog

Amazon Cognito User Pools supports federation with SAML.

Last year, we launched SAML federation support for Amazon Cognito Identity. This feature enables you to get temporary scoped AWS credentials in exchange for a SAML response. Amazon Cognito Identity supports an API-based approach that requires you to parse the SAML response from the SAML IdP (Identity Provider) and call the Amazon Cognito Identity API with a […]

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Deep Linking – Track and Engage Mobile App Users

You are about to enter the incredibly engaging and often confusing world of mobile deep linking. You’ll learn what deep linking is—the types of links, what deep linking can do, and why you should care—and walk through implementation details with examples. What is Deep Linking? Think of a deep link as a URL that takes […]

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Web and Hybrid Mobile App Solution from AWS Mobile Hub and Ionic

AWS Mobile Hub and Ionic, an open source framework for building mobile apps, have teamed up to create an official Ionic starter project that demonstrates an end-to-end solution for hosting and building mobile web and hybrid applications on AWS. In this blog post, we explain what the project is, describe key areas, highlight additional use […]

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Sign Up and Confirm With Amazon Cognito User Pools Using C#

This post was authored by Tom Moore & Mike Morain, AWS Solutions Architects. With Amazon Cognito, you can add user sign-up and sign-in to your mobile and web apps. You can also authenticate users through social identity providers such as Facebook, Twitter, or Amazon; with SAML identity solutions; or by using your own identity system. […]

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Export, Import, and Clone AWS Mobile Hub Projects

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This post was authored by Bharath Kumar, Sr. Product Manager, AWS Mobile. AWS Mobile Hub now supports exporting and importing the configuration of an AWS Mobile Hub project from the Mobile Hub console with a few clicks. You can import previously exported Mobile Hub projects from any AWS account or import your own exported Mobile […]

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Use C# To Register and Authenticate with Amazon Cognito User Pools

This post was authored by Tom Moore & Mike Morain, AWS Solutions Architects. You can use Amazon Cognito to add user sign-up and sign-in to your mobile and web apps. You can also authenticate users through social identity providers such as Facebook, Twitter, or Amazon; with SAML identity solutions; or by using your own identity […]

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Encrypting an Amazon S3 object on the client side with AWS KMS and the AWS Mobile SDK for Android

Starting with the AWS Mobile SDK for Android version 2.4.0, you have two options to encrypt client-side objects before sending them to Amazon S3: an AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS) customer master key (CMK) or a client-side master key.   Customer master key   When using an AWS KMS customer master key (CMK) for […]

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Targeted push notifications and campaign management using Amazon Pinpoint and React Native

This post was authored by Michael Labieniec, AWS Solutions Architect Amazon Pinpoint makes it easy to run targeted campaigns to drive user engagement with mobile apps. Using Amazon Pinpoint you can understand user behavior, determine which users to engage with your campaigns, determine which messages to send, schedule the best time to deliver the messages, […]

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AWS Mobile SDK for iOS version 2.5.0 – Improvements and changes to Swift support

What Version 2.5.0 of the AWS Mobile SDK for iOS introduces better compatibility for a Swift 3 migration. This blog walks through improvements and breaking changes with this SDK release that are relevant for Swift developers. When you open your legacy Swift 2.x project with Xcode 8.0 for the first time, you will be prompted […]

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Create an Android Mobile App with Pinpoint using Mobile Hub

Amazon Pinpoint is a new AWS service that makes it easy to run targeted campaigns to improve user engagement. Amazon Pinpoint helps you understand your users’ behavior so that you can define who to target, what messages to send, and when to deliver them. Amazon Pinpoint tracks how your users interact with your app so […]

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