About This Sample
The client portion of the sample is relatively straightforward the user specifies a list of stock symbols, and the application retrieves quotes for these symbols from a financial web service.
This sample is provided to show two perspectives. First, how using SQS yields a great deal of reliability and scalability with a minimum amount of effort. Second, we will see how SQS has been encapsulated into a Microsoft Visual Studio component, which integrates SQS with the rapid application development nature of Visual Studio and facilitates easy re-use.
Based on the 2008-01-01 API version of SQS.
- You must have a valid Amazon Web Services developer account.
- You must be signed up to use SQS.
- Requires Visual Studio C# 2008
Running the Sample
See the related article, "Stock Quote Example: Using Amazon SQS for Scale" for more information.