AWS Mobile Blog

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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Using webpack with the Amazon Cognito Identity SDK for JavaScript

by Marc Teichtahl | on | in Cognito | Permalink | Comments |  Share

This blog post is aimed at developers of all experience levels who develop and deploy JavaScript based applications (whether server-side with Node.js or client side) that incorporate the AWS SDK, the Amazon Cognito Identity SDK for JavaScript and who also use the popular webpack module bundler. In July 2016, Amazon Web Services launched Amazon Cognito […]

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Tracking and Remembering Devices Using Amazon Cognito Your User Pools

by Jeff Bailey | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Introduction With the general availability launch of Amazon Cognito Your User Pools, we introduced a new feature that enables device tracking and remembering. This feature provides insight into the usage of your app’s users and reduces the friction associated with multi-factor authentication (MFA). This blog post provides an overview of the feature, identifies the primary […]

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AWS Mobile Hub Helper Code for iOS is now Available on GitHub

by Karthik Saligrama | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

In March 2016 we announced Swift support for AWS Mobile Hub. To make it easier for developers to integrate, we moved the code into a single framework. A side effect of that move was that the source code was no longer included in the project download. Customers could not update the source code of the […]

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Find, Try, and Purchase Mobile Software in AWS Marketplace

by Rob Lipschutz | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

AWS Marketplace has worked with ISVs throughout our ecosystem to introduce new mobile software in AWS Marketplace throughout the past several months. This is software that helps enterprises, mid-market companies, and startups create and manage mobile apps for their customers or employees. The Mobile Factory With more than 30 new mobile products from over 20 […]

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Amazon Mobile Analytics Auto Export to Amazon S3 – Feature Update

Amazon Mobile Analytics Auto Export to Amazon S3 accumulates and exports events sent to the Amazon Mobile Analytics service from your mobile and web applications into your own Amazon S3 bucket, within one hour from when we receive the event. This allows you to access the full data being recorded by your application to perform […]

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Test User Interfaces in iOS Apps with XCTest UI and AWS Device Farm

by Asha Chakrabarty | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

With AWS Device Farm, you can quickly start testing your Android, iOS, and FireOS apps on real devices in the AWS Cloud. Choose to start an interactive session with a device or run automated tests on many devices at once. AWS Device Farm will provide the results of your tests including pass/fail status, logs, performance metrics, […]

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Introducing Worldwide SMS Messaging

by Arjun Cholkar | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Introduction Earlier this week, Amazon SNS released worldwide SMS delivery and made it available in six AWS Regions. Worldwide SMS delivery means that you can now send SMS text messages directly to mobile phone numbers in more than 200 countries. Along with this expansion, SNS also enabled default “opt-in” of recipient phone numbers. This creates […]

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Announcing SAML Support for Amazon Cognito

by Vinay Kushwaha | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Today, we are excited to announce support in Amazon Cognito for Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) 2.0 authentication. SAML 2.0 is an XML-based open standard that is used to transfer authentication and authorization data between parties. Now developers can sign in users through their own SAML identity providers and provide secure access through Amazon Cognito […]

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Integrating Amazon Cognito User Pools with API Gateway

by Patanjal Vyas | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Introduction In April, we launched the Beta version of a new Amazon Cognito feature called Amazon Cognito User Pools. The user pools feature makes it easy for developers to add sign-up and sign-in functionality to web and mobile applications. In this blog post we will walk through how to integrate Amazon Cognito User Pools with […]

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