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Category: Developer Tools

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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Perl DBI Module for ECS

In the Perl community, DBI is a database abstraction layer (read more about DBI here and here). Using this layer, an application can access a number of different data sources using a single, common API. There’s even a DBI Tutorial. The newest member of the DBI family is DBD::Amazon.

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Boost application development with Amazon Web Services

IBM’s developerWorks is publishing a 3-part series on the use of AWS with Java, under the title  Boost application development with Amazon Web Services. Written by Eric Giguere, the tutorial is described as follows: This tutorial provides an overview of Amazon Web Services (AWS). AWS exposes raw product information and key parts of Amazon.com technology […]

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Perl Interface to SQS and AWIS

Leon Brocard wrote a Perl interface to the Amazon Simple Queue service earlier this year. You can find Net::Amazon::SimpleQueue at any CPAN site. You can start with the README and then download and install the module. Leon also wrote a module for the Alexa Web Information Service, Net::Amazon::AWIS (and the README).

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XMLStarlet – Process XML at the Command Line

XMLStarlet is an open source command-line utility to format, transform, fix, and edit XML using a set of simple commands. Start by downloading the code (source or binary) here. Once configured and installed, XMLStarlet is available using the xml command, with options to list the current directory in XML, delete nodes that match an XPath […]

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XSLT Development Tools

Here are a couple of interesting tools to simplify XSLT development (courtesy of the Metaphorical mailing list): XSLT-Process – XSLT-process is a minor mode for GNU Emacs/XEmacs which transforms it into a powerful editor with XSLT processing and debugging capabilities. Alchemist XML IDE – This commercial product features an XPath expression evaluator, XPath generator, XSLT […]

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XML Beyond the DOM

IBM DeveloperWorks has published a new article: XML Matters: Beyond the DOM. Written by Dethe Elza, the article covers advanced DOM functions such as insertAfter and prependChild, a technique for making the Internet Explorer DOM a bit more consistent with the DOM standard, some shortcut functions, and advanced traversal of the DOM tree.

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