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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.

Queue Scratchpad

The AWS Zone now includes a scratchpad for the Amazon Simple Queue Service. You can find it at 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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