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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.

Getting Top Sellers for a Browse Node

The most recent release of ECS adds a very powerful new feature — the ability to retrieve the best selling items associated with a particular browse node. Here is a sample call:[YOUR_SUBSCRIPTION_ID]&BrowseNodeId=1000&ResponseGroup=TopSellers You will need to insert your Subscription ID into this URL in order to see the results.

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Amazon Helps with Red Cross Disaster Relief

Update (October 2017) – The original link in this post is no longer functional. Please visit the newer Amazon Disaster Relief page to see how you can make donations that will be matched by Amazon. In order to alleviate some of the strain on the Red Cross web site, Amazon is hosting the American Red […]

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AWS on the Road – September and October 2005

Note: Date of Utah PHP User’s Group changed to 29th. Amazon’s Web Services Evangelists will be attending and speaking at a number of conferences, user groups, and trade shows in the upcoming months. Here’s what we have on the calendar for September and October. If you are in the area and can attend one of […]

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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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CNET: From Web Page to Web Platform

In an article titled From Web page to Web platform, CNET talks about developments on the leading edge of the web services world, including mashups, Book Burro, and client-side scripting using GreaseMonkey. Modified 1/26/2021 – In an effort to ensure a great experience, expired links in this post have been updated or removed from the […]

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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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