AWS News Blog

Category: Announcements

New Tutorial: Chained Requests Using XSLT

We have just published a new tutorial document, “Chained Requests Using XSLT.” The technique illustrated in this document allows you to execute a sequence of AWS requests under the control of a script written in XSLT. Excerpt: This tutorial walks through creating a simple two-page web site that uses chained requests in XSLT to display […]

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BookQueueToo

Byrne Reese has released BookQueueToo, a book list management plugin for Movable Type. Features include: Ability to track books, DVDs, CDs, and much, much more. User interface updated to be consistent with MT look and feel. Search Amazon from within BookQueueToo to find the book you wish to add to your queue. Access your BookQueue […]

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ECS Documentation in PDF Form

The ECS documentation is now available in PDF Form. The PDF version makes it easier to print the documentation and read about ECS offline. You can also use Acrobat Reader‘s search feature to search the ECS documentation. The PDF, as well as future versions and different guides, will be available through the AWS Web site. […]

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Halo, A Visual Chat-Bot Powered by AWS

Advanced ChatBot Solutions is now testing Halo, an animated, chat-based interface to Amazon.com. To start with halo, visit www.chatbots.co.uk and speak to Halo using the link on the left side of the page. Ask questions using queries like this: Who wrote TITLEHow much is TITLEGive me a review of TITLE If Halo is asking too […]

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AWS Chats

We’ve been conducting regular chats with the AWS developer community since the very beginning, way back in 2002. The chats give us a great opportunity to discuss issues with our developers, to answer their questions, and to solve their problems in real time. We also try to have fun while we do this. Today’s chat […]

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AmazonBox now uses ECS4

AmazonBox has been recently upgraded to take advantage of Version 4 of ECS. AmazonBox lets a site owner place their Wishlist, a Listmania list or Marketplace Seller list on their website from either Amazon.com, .co.uk or .de. It is set up by using a form on the website, the appearance is configurable via CSS, and […]

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Join the AWS Team!

We have a number of positions open on the AWS team: Senior Software Engineer, Amazon Web Services, #03-009644 Software Development Engineer – Amazon Web Services , #04-010075 Programmer/Writer, Amazon Web Services, #04-10051 Technical Product/Program Manager, Amazon Web Services, #03-009979 Sr. Financial Analyst- Associates and Web Services, #04-12566 Each job description includes an “Apply Now” link. […]

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ECS 3 & 4 Issues Fixed

We fixed several issues with ECS 3.0 and 4.0 on Tuesday, November 23rd: Similarities should once again be available. Images that were not being returned correctly last week have been fixed. The major UTF-8 encoding issues that began occurring last Friday have been resolved. We’re still looking into a few problems, but the major ones […]

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