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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.

AWS and the REST of the Web

Welcome to the inaugural UK AWS blog post, In todays post I thought I would talk about the internet, where we think we are going, and how Amazon web services fit in. As ever (with these thoughts), feel free to link to them in your own blogs. The internet is a kaleidoscope of ideas, it […]

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TicTap Konfabulator Widget

Konfabulator is a desktop host for small, special purpose JavaScripts that are known as Widgets. The cool folks over at TicTap have released a free Konfabulator Widget with support for searching with a single click, sending information to a mobile phone using SMS, and searching for songs and podcasts. To use this widget, first […]

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We’ve been Scobleized!

Photo: Phil H. Webber/Seattle Post-Intelligencer Microsoft’s Robert Scoble paid a visit to the Amazon office in Seattle earlier this week. If you are coming to this blog as a result of Robert’s blog entry, thanks for coming, and welcome. Robert interviewed Jeff Barr and Steve Rabuchin of the Amazon Web Services Developer Relations team. We […]

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DidUKnow – Amazon client for Series 60 phones

Developer John Kern has developed DidUKnow, an AWS-powered application for the Nokia Series 60 Phone. DidUKnow features searching, a tabbed interface, and and detailed information on each matching product. John has made the product available for free downloading at .

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Amazon Web Services Sample Netbeans App

A new article (“Running the Amazon Web Services Sample Application in Netbeans“) starts out with a complete set of step-by-step directions for installing the proper “moving parts” needed to run Java applications and the NetBeans integrated development environment. After the prerequisites are out of the way, the article then shows how to create a NetBeans […]

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Web Services Education Gap

According to a recent article (“Lack of Skilled Devs Slows Web Services“) in Integration Developer News, a lack of skilled developers is hampering the adoption of web services in the enterprise. Development managers are having a hard time finding people who understand the various specifications and the ways to build the interfaces. Based on a […]

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