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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.

UML Diagrams for ECS and AWIS

Dave Carlson of XMLModeling.com created and posted UML diagrams for ECS and AWIS: ECS – http://www.xmlmodeling.com/models/amazon/ecs AWIS – http://www.xmlmodeling.com/models/amazon/awis As Dave says, “UML diagrams are very helpful when learning the service information model — I am new to the AWS and created these diagrams to help me understand the messages.” Very cool. Thanks, Dave! The […]

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Using ECS 4 with ASP.Net

Courtesy of SitePoint, a two page tutorial — Use Amazon Web Services in ASP.NET . This article introduces the user to the general concept of a web service, covers the AWS license, caching rules, loading the WSDL into Visual Studio (the article uses the 2005 “Express” version, but the code will also work just fine […]

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Queue Scratchpad

The AWS Zone now includes a scratchpad for the Amazon Simple Queue Service. You can find it athttp://www.awszone.com/scratchpads/rest/sqs/index.awsYou can use this nifty tool to exercise the queue without writing any code. Here’s what you do: Get a Subscription Id Use the scratchpad to create a queue (“CreateQueue”). Copy the Queue Id from the returned XML. […]

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Browse Node API

We are introducing a new BrowseNodeLookup operation that provides information pertaining to a Browse Node. Browse Nodes are product categories that Amazon creates to segment products based on pre-defined and/or dynamic criteria. BrowseNodeLookup has been one of the most frequently requested features by ECS users and we’re thrilled to announce the availability of this feature. […]

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Welcome

Welcome to the Amazon Web Services blog. This blog is maintained by the Amazon Web Services Developer Relations Team. We plan to provide you with useful information about AWS, products built with AWS, web services development tools, interviews with successful AWS developers,case studies, and information about the web services industry. We are very interested in […]

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