AWS Mobile Blog

Tag: Cognito

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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Adding User Analytics to Your Mobile App

Having a single cloud provider as the backend to your mobile app has many advantages. One of these advantages is the tight integration of features between two or more AWS Cloud services. In this blog post, we show the benefits from the recent Amazon Cognito integration with Amazon Pinpoint for user analytics. You can now […]

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Migrating Users to Amazon Cognito User Pools

Many customers ask about the best way to migrate their existing users in to Amazon Cognito User Pools. In this blog post, we describe the options and provide step-by-step instructions on how to do it. Amazon Cognito User Pools offer a fully managed user directory so you can easily add sign-up and sign-in to your […]

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Easy Sign-in and Sign-up UI with the AWS Mobile SDK for Android

Recently, we released v2.6.0 of the AWS Mobile SDK for Android and AWS Mobile SDK for iOS. It includes many improvements. This post focuses on two of these. First, you can integrate a JSON file with the configuration details of your mobile backend. The easiest way to generate this file is with AWS Mobile Hub. […]

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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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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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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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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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