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Integrating Amazon Cognito using developer authenticated identities: An end-to-end example

by Rachit Dhall | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

In September, we introduced developer authenticated identities, a new feature that allows you to utilize your own end-user identities with Amazon Cognito (read our announcement post). The purpose of this post is to show an end-to-end sample that demonstrates how to integrate this feature with an existing authentication system. Using developer authenticated identities involves interaction […]

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Announcing AWS Mobile SDK General Availability

by Yosuke Matsuda | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

We are pleased to announce that version 2 of the AWS Mobile SDK has reached General Availability (GA) and is no longer in Developer Preview. Since releasing Version 2 in Developer Preview on July 10th, we have received great feedback from the developer community, and we have made numerous improvements. You can read about some […]

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Using Amazon Cognito to Sync Data

by David Behroozi | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

The percentage of people with multiple mobile devices is growing. These people might use their phone on the go and their tablet when they get home. Consequently, they now want to be able to seamlessly transition from one device to another. In previous posts, we’ve talked about how to use Amazon Cognito to provide a […]

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Pause and Resume Amazon S3 Transfers Using the AWS Mobile SDK for Android

by Mudeem Siddiqui | on | in S3 | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Amazon S3 Transfer Manager makes it easy for you to access Amazon S3 cloud storage from your mobile app. It provides an asynchronous mechanism to manage uploads and downloads between your app and Amazon S3. You can easily check the status of your transfers, add handlers to run code when a transfer completes, and more. […]

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Simplify Web Identity Federation Setup with AWS CloudFormation

by Rachit Dhall | on | in S3 | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Simplify Web Identity Federation Setup with AWS CloudFormation In a previous post, we discussed web identity federation and its use in enabling social login for access to AWS resources associated with a developer’s AWS account. The sample Personal File Store application uses web identity federation allowing users to store data in Amazon S3. In this […]

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DynamoDB on Mobile – Part 6: Global Secondary Indexes

by Bob Kinney | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Version 2 of the AWS Mobile SDK This article and sample apply to Version 1 of the AWS Mobile SDK. If you are building new apps, we recommend you use Version 2. For details, please visit the AWS Mobile SDK page. This content is being maintained for historical reference. In Part 4 of our series, […]

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Retrieving Media on Android With KitKat

by Weston Edwards | on | in S3 | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Introduction With the introduction of Android version 4.4 KitKat, the way developers commonly access media files has changed. This post introduces some of the issues relevant to Amazon Web Service customers, including breaking changes to the S3Uploader sample code and how these changes were resolved. What’s new KitKat has introduced a new way of providing […]

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DynamoDB on Mobile – Part 5: Fine-Grained Access Control

by Bob Kinney | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

In previous posts in this series (Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4), we discussed how we can read from and write to an Amazon DynamoDB table using the AWS Mobile SDKs. In this post, we will discuss one way we can secure the data accessible from individual mobile devices. A User Data Table Revisited In […]

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Simplifying Token Vending Machine Deployment with AWS CloudFormation

by David Behroozi | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Managing credentials in mobile apps is an important concept to get right. Embedding credentials directly into your app is not secure and can lead to your credentials becoming compromised. Two methods we recommend are to use a token vending machine (TVM) or to use web identity federation. Both of these methods provide your app with […]

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Using Different AWS Regions with the AWS Mobile SDKs

by Glenn Dierkes | on | in S3 | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Version 2 of the AWS Mobile SDK This article and sample apply to Version 1 of the AWS Mobile SDK. If you are building new apps, we recommend you use Version 2. For details, please visit the AWS Mobile SDK page. This content is being maintained for historical reference. The services supported by the AWS […]

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