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Jeff Barr

Author: Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr is Chief Evangelist for AWS. He started this blog in 2004 and has been writing posts just about non-stop ever since.

New SQS Tutorial on IBM’s developerWorks

IBM’s developerWorks has posted a new tutorial, Introduction to the Amazon Simple Queue Service. This tutorial is actually the second part of a multipart series. The first  part, How to Use the Amazon E-Commerce Service, was published earlier this year. The tutorials are free, but registration is required.

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New Release of Associate-O-Matic

Version 2.5 of the Associate-O-Matic store builder is now available. The new release features enhanced control of the home page (more formats including single item and browse node, additional tabs), direct support for mod_rewrite to aid in search engine optimization, reporting, and improved caching. Two versions of Associate-O-Matic are available. The full version lists for […]

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Behind the Scenes at Microsoft, A9, and Amazon

Microsoft’s IE blog is reporting on the behind the scenes efforts which lead up to the recent announcement that IE7 will support A9.com’s OpenSearch interface. You can read even more about this on the A9 blog. While this is not directly related to AWS, it is a perfect example of how open standards (e.g. XML […]

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SMS is SMileS Better

Recently I spent sometime talking with Amir of Txtfo, for those of you who dont know who or what Txtfo are, there are a company with a great idea; namely to allow you to use SMS technology available on all mobile phones to get information from Amazon. This information can be anything thats supported by […]

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