AWS Mobile Blog

Tag: iOS

Preparing Your Apps for iOS 9

The release of iOS 9 includes changes that could impact how your apps interact with some AWS services. If you compile your apps with Apple’s iOS 9 SDK (or Xcode 7), Apple’s new App Transport Security (ATS) feature may affect your apps’ ability to connect to certain AWS service endpoints. In order to ensure your […]

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Amazon S3 Transfer Utility for iOS

As a result of recent updates to the AWS Mobile SDK for iOS, please refer to the AWS Mobile SDK for iOS Developer Guide for the latest guidance on how to upload and download files from Amazon S3 on iOS.  Refer to the iOS Sample Repository for code samples. Amazon S3 Transfer Manager for iOS […]

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AWS Mobile SDK for iOS 2.2.0

We have made a few significant changes in this version of the SDK. In this post, I am going to highlight those changes and show how you can update your code to incorporate them. No More Third-Party Frameworks The AWS Mobile SDK for iOS 2.2.0 no longer includes third-party frameworks. This change simplifies the SDK […]

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The AWS Mobile SDK for iOS 2.1.x – Split Frameworks

The previous version of the SDK included only two frameworks, AWSiOSSDKv2.framework and AWSCognitoSync.framework. For Amazon Cognito Sync, you import AWSCognitoSync.framework, and for all other AWS services, you import AWSiOSSDKv2.framework. These frameworks do not require the -ObjC linker flag, and we recommended not using that flag. If your app depends on third-party libraries that require the […]

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

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

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

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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The AWS Mobile SDK for iOS – How to use BFTask

We’ve released Version 2 of the AWS Mobile SDK for iOS with significant improvements to our previous SDK. One of the highlights is BFTask support. With native BFTask support in the SDK for iOS, you can chain async requests instead of nesting them. It makes the logic cleaner, while keeping the code more readable. In […]

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Version 2 of the AWS SDK for iOS Developer Preview

We are happy to announce that based on your feedback, we have made significant improvements to our AWS SDK for iOS. We rebuilt the AWS SDK for iOS from the ground up to conform to Objective-C conventions and take advantage of new features in the Cocoa framework. The new SDK will also improve interoperability with […]

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Simplify Web Identity Federation Setup with AWS CloudFormation

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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