Front-End Web & Mobile

Tag: S3

Adding Web Identity Federation with Facebook to Android Projects

Last month we announced web identity federation, which lets developers utilize services from Facebook, Google, and Amazon to retrieve temporary AWS credentials. This tutorial will show you how to add web identity federation with Facebook to an existing Android project that uses an AWS service. Creating a Facebook App ID Sign up for the Facebook […]

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Making Asynchronous Calls with Handler

There are two ways to make asynchronous calls: AsyncTask, and Handler plus Thread. I briefly introduced how to use AysncTask to make asynchronous calls in the previous post. In this post, I will explain making asynchronous calls with Handler. I will also compare AsyncTask with Handler. What is Handler? A Handler is associated with a […]

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TransferManager for Android

The AWS SDK for Android has a high-level utility—TransferManager—for managing file transfers to Amazon S3. TransferManager is designed to make transfers between your application to Amazon S3 easy and convenient. Meanwhile, the smart logic behind it can provide transfers with better throughput and performance. Why TransferManager TransferManager can have several advantages over low-level APIs for […]

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