AWS Mobile Blog

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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AWS Mobile App Backend with Hybrid Apps

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This post was co-authored by Leo Drakopoulos, AWS Solutions Architect. Today we would like to tell you about a new solutions brief for building serverless mobile backend solutions on AWS, and a step-by-step walkthrough for implementing this pattern, using the Ionic framework on AWS Answers. Like other solutions on AWS Answers, this one was built by […]

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Introducing Amazon Lex and Conversational Bots on Mobile Hub

Last week at AWS re:Invent 2016, we announced the availability of conversational bots, a new feature on AWS Mobile Hub that enables you to create speech or text based conversational bots in your mobile app. This feature uses Amazon Lex, a new service for building conversational interactions into any application using voice and text. With […]

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Introducing Mobile Hub user authentication using SAML Federation or Email and Password sign-in

We are excited to announce two new options for user authentication in mobile apps – Email and Password and SAML Federation. Both features are options in the User Sign-in feature of AWS Mobile Hub. Along with the existing Facebook and Google sign-in options, you can mix and match these new sign-in provider options to setup […]

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Streaming videos to millions of mobile app users via Amazon CloudFront CDN

Update: March 17, 2017 This post has been updated to address a few operational issues and overall feedback from developers and internal teams. We hope you enjoy and please keep the comments and contributions flowing! Changes: If the Lambda function is/was not getting triggered after a video was uploaded to S3, see new note about […]

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Customizing Amazon Cognito User Pool Authentication Flow

Introduction Modern authentication flows incorporate new challenge types, in addition to a password, to verify the identity of users. For example, these challenge types include CAPTCHAs or dynamic challenge questions. With Amazon Cognito Your User Pools, we now have a flexible authentication flow that you can customize to incorporate additional authentication methods and support dynamic […]

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How to Store Your App Photos in the Cloud Using Amazon S3 [tutorial and code samples]

About Welcome to the first installment of our blog series showing how to build some of the most popular end-to-end experiences used by mobile apps. In each installment, you’ll see how you can build these experiences – including the client (iOS and Android) and the backend (AWS services) – in just a few minutes. We’ll […]

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