AWS News Blog

Security for Flash Applications

From time to time we get email from developers asking us to install the files needed to allow Flash applications to make use of ECS. The file in question has actually been in place for some time and Flash applications should not have any problems making calls to ECS. For Amazon.com, the file can be […]

Read More

AWS Newsletter #10

The following newsletter was sent to the entire AWS developer community today (sections that were specific to an emailed newsletter have been removed). Most of the information in the newsletters has already been posted to this blog. Amazon Web Services Newsletter #10 – January 13, 2005 Welcome to the latest edition of the Amazon Web […]

Read More

Developer Conference at Amazon

A number of well-known technologists and software developers will be coming to Amazon Headquarters Seattle this week to take part in a conference for the software development community within Amazon. While we don’t have the facilities to accommodate anyone from outside of Amazon, we do want to give you the highlights of their talks. Therefore, […]

Read More

ImageTracker Tool

JAMM Consulting has released ImageTracker, a tool for Amazon merchants. The tool detects missing images in ECS-powered sites and provides for immediate notification. Other features include: Checks browse and detail images Lists products by ASIN and description for easy identification Daily status reports Easy signup Automatic updates when the merchant changes products,  no need for […]

Read More

ECS 3.0 OfferingType Issue

This message summarizes a problem that some ECS 3.0 users encountered during the last 4 days and the steps that may need to be taken to ensure that developer applications are running as intended. As a result of some internal changes made by AWS on January 6th, ECS 3.0 began returning undocumented values for the […]

Read More

Interview with Jeff Bezos

Wired magazine just published an interview with Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. Learn about why we don’t advertise, why search inside the book helps us to sell more books (rather than less, as many predicted), how we create demand for an ever-widening collection of products, and the role of physical stores and coffee shops […]

Read More

Office 2003 Research and Reference Pane

File this one under “oldie but goodie.” Way back in early 2003 we started working with Microsoft to explore ways to use AWS within what was then called “Office 10”. Microsoft had been describing all of the ways in which Office 10 would be friendly to XML and to Web Services, so the collaboration seemed […]

Read More