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AWS CLI v2 Preview Installers Now Available

AWS CLI v2 preview installers are now available for multiple platforms. You can download and test the following platform specific installers: MacOS executable installer Linux executable installer Windows MSI installer These installers do not require Python on your system in order to install the AWS CLI v2 preview. AWS CLI v2 preview will install on […]

AWS CLI v2 development

The AWS CLI is a command line tool for interacting with AWS services and managing your AWS resources. Since the AWS CLI was released five years ago, community feedback has driven many of its features and enhancements. Over the years, however, we couldn’t address some of the community feedback that we received in a backward-compatible […]

Creating and Deploying a Serverless Web Application with CloudFormation and Ember.js

Serverless computing enables you to build scalable and cost-effective applications that scale up or down automatically without provisioning, scaling, and managing servers. You can use AWS Lambda to execute your back-end application code, Amazon API Gateway for a fully managed service to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure your REST API, and Amazon S3 to […]

Super-Charge Your AWS Command-Line Experience with aws-shell

When we first started developing the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) nearly three years ago, we had to figure out how to deliver a consistent command-line experience to the ever-expanding surface area of AWS APIs. We decided to auto-generate commands and options from the underlying models that describe AWS APIs. This strategy has enabled us […]

Contributing Topics and Examples to the AWS CLI

Whether it’s a quickstart for using a service, a tricky gotcha, or a neat application, have you ever wanted to share information with other users of the AWS CLI? The good news is, you can. In a post, that I wrote a few months ago, I introduced the AWS CLI Topic Guide and described how […]

AWS re:Invent 2015 and more

re:Invent has come and gone, and once again, we all had a blast. It’s always great to meet with customers and discuss how they’re using the AWS SDKs and CLIs. Keep the feedback coming. At this year’s AWS CLI session at re:Invent, I had the opportunity to address one of the topics that we previously […]

The AWS CLI Topic Guide

Hi everyone! This blog post is about the AWS CLI Topic Guide, a feature that was added in version 1.7.24 of the CLI. The AWS CLI Topic Guide allows users to discover and read information about a CLI feature or its behavior at a level of detail not found in-depth in the Help page of […]

Best Practices for Local File Parameters

If you have ever passed the contents of a file to a parameter of the AWS CLI, you most likely did so using the file:// notation. By setting a parameter’s value as the file’s path prepended by file://, you can explicitly pass in the contents of a local file as input to a command: aws […]

AWS re:Invent 2014 Recap

This year at re:Invent we had a great time meeting customers and discussing their usage of the AWS CLI. We hope everyone had a blast! I had the opportunity to present a talk titled “Advanced Usage of the AWS CLI.” In this talk, I discussed some advanced features of the AWS CLI, and how you […]