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Tag: Amazon Cognito

Announcing the AWS Amplify CLI toolchain

Today we’re launching the AWS Amplify Command Line Interface (CLI) toolchain for developers. AWS Amplify is an open-source library that you can use to build sophisticated cloud-powered mobile and web apps. Since the launch of the JavaScript library last year, we’ve received positive feedback, encouragement, and most importantly, contributions from the open-source and JavaScript communities. […]

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Announcing AWS Amplify and the AWS Mobile CLI

The JavaScript ecosystem is thriving. Every day there are new use cases and functionality across web and mobile ecosystems. Developers are building highly interactive and functional applications across social, consumer, and enterprise spaces. We’ve spent a lot of time talking to these developers. They want to scale their applications quickly on cloud services, and they […]

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An Introduction to the Sync Framework for Android

This is the first part in a six-part series on synchronizing data within an Android mobile app to the AWS Cloud.  Check out the full series: An Introduction to the Sync Framework for Android (this article) Building a ContentProvider for Android Using a ContentProvider in Android Mobile Apps Integrating Amazon Cognito with the Android AccountManager API […]

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User Sign-in and Sign-up for Ionic Mobile Apps with Amazon Cognito

This post was written by Brice Pelle, AWS Technical Account Manager. In our previous blog post, we described how to secure and deploy RESTful interfaces for the Ionic Framework using the AWS SDK for JavaScript and AWS Mobile Hub, with support for authenticated and unauthenticated users. This allows guest users to use your app, with […]

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Deploy and Secure REST-based Mobile Apps with AWS Mobile Hub

This post was written by Brice Pelle, AWS Technical Account Manager. RESTful APIs are used today to power many mobile apps. Using RESTful interfaces allows developers to decouple the frontend application from the backend systems and provides standard interoperability between the two components. Controlling access to resources can be hard to set up. This usually […]

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Building fine-grained authorization using Amazon Cognito User Pools groups

This post was authored by Leo Drakopoulos, AWS Solutions Architect. User authentication and authorization can be challenging when building web and mobile apps. The challenges include handling user data and passwords, token-based authentication, managing fine-grained permissions, scalability, federation, and more. In this post, we show how to integrate authentication and authorization into an Angular web […]

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React serverless starter application with one-click AWS deployment and hosting

Serverless applications are more popular every day. Many developers want to implement completely serverless hosted websites that are functionally equivalent to traditional infrastructures. However, with serverless websites, it’s often tricky to deal with registration, sign-in, and MFA flows. It can also be difficult to manage API routing, CORS settings, endpoint authorization, and user authentication. Hooking […]

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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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