AWS News Blog

Category: Announcements

Four New Articles in the Resource Center

As part of our new Developer Voice program, we have been working with members of the AWS developer community to create some new content for the Resource Center. Here are the first four articles: Building a Web Application with Ruby on Rails and Amazon S3 – This article provides a tutorial on integrating the Amazon […]

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Help Find Jim Gray

I’m reposting this announcement from Werner’s blog in an effort to get it in front of as many people as possible: Computer science icon Jim Gray mysteriously disappeared after a solo trip with his sail boat outside San Francisco Bay. The coast guard has been searching for 4 days but has not been able to […]

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Florida Developers

As long as I’m blogging about upcoming presentations, it would be remiss not to mention the Miami Code Camp in Miramar on Saturday, Feb 10th and the Tampa .NET Users Group on Tuesday, Feb 13th. If you are able to attend either of these events, it’s an excellent opportunity to meet. Of course that leaves […]

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Texas Meeting Opportunities

Are you located in Dallas or Houston? During the week of Feb 25th Ill be in Texas speaking in both these cities. If your user group is interested in a presentation on Amazon Web Services, or if you are a developer whod just like to meet, please email me and Ill try to include you […]

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New Version of ECS Released

I just received word that a new version of the Amazon E-Commerce Service has been released. Here are the newest features: Ability to search the Amazon.com Industrial & Scientific Products catalog. A new search index, All, with the ability to perform a keyword search on all product categories with up to 5 pages of results. […]

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Links: REST, SOAP, EC2, Pancakes, etc.

I’m recovering from some minor surgery this week, which basically means taking things really easy, watching too much TV, hanging out with my kids (we’ve had so many snow days this year that they are actually complaining about not getting to go to school) and catching up on my feed reading! Here are some good […]

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Opportunity Knocks

RSS pioneer Dave Winer has an idea for a cool application powered by S3. In his post “Opportunity Knocks,Try #3” Dave explains his idea: I want to define a cloud in Amazon S3 space, a cloud of subscription information, some of it public and some of it only accessible to the user. We’re going to […]

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Welcome to 2007 – Let’s Talk Mashups

Welcome to 2007 everyone. I’ve got all kinds of cool stuff queued up in my inbox. Let’s start out with a couple of mashup notes. First, long-time AWS developer Francis Shanahan‘s new book, Amazon Mashups, is now shipping. Weighing in at a hefty 408 pages, the book will show you how to combine Amazon data […]

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New ECS Release

A new release of ECS 4.0 was rolled out earlier today. There are two new features: A new response group, OfferListings, was added for all locales. This response group returns somewhat lighter version of the data provided by the Offers group. Data for the French locale now includes the French waste tax. — Jeff;

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