AWS Developer Blog

Category: Java

The AWS Toolkit for Eclipse at EclipseCon 2013

Jason and I are at EclipseCon in Boston this week to discuss what we’ve learned developing the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse over the last three years. Our session is chock full of advice for how to develop great Eclipse plug-ins, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at how we build the Toolkit. Here’s what we plan […]

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Eclipse: New AWS Java Project Wizard

If you’re just getting started with the AWS SDK for Java, a great way to learn the SDK is through the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse. In addition to all the tools in the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse for managing your AWS resources, deploying your applications, etc., there are also wizards for creating new AWS projects, […]

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Amazon S3 TransferManager

One of the great APIs inside the AWS SDK for Java is a class called TransferManager that makes working with uploads and downloads from Amazon S3 easy and convenient. TransferManager provides asynchronous management for uploads and downloads between your application and Amazon S3. You can easily check on the status of your transfers, add handlers […]

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Asynchronous Requests with the AWS SDK for Java

In addition to the standard, blocking/synchronous clients in the AWS SDK for Java that you’re probably already familiar with, the SDK also contains non-blocking/asynchronous clients that are just as easy to use, and often more convenient for certain types of applications. When you call an operation with one of the standard, synchronous clients in the […]

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Managing Multiple AWS Accounts with the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse

When you’re building the next great application with AWS services, you’ll probably end up with several different AWS accounts. You may have one account for your production application’s resources, another for your development environment, and a couple more for personal testing. It can be really helpful to switch between these various accounts during your development, […]

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Working with AWS CloudFormation in Eclipse

One of the latest features we’ve added to the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse is support for working with AWS CloudFormation. If you’re not familiar with AWS CloudFormation yet, it gives developers and systems administrators an easy way to create and manage a collection of related AWS resources, provisioning and updating them in an orderly and […]

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Subscribing Queues to Topics

Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) is a terrific service for publishing notification messages and having them automatically delivered to all your subscribers. You simply send a message to your SNS topic, and it gets delivered to all the subscribers for that topic. Amazon SNS supports many different types of subscribers for topics: HTTP/HTTPS endpoints […]

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AWS Java Meme Generator Sample Application

If you couldn’t make it to AWS re:Invent this year, you can watch all of the presentations on the AWS YouTube channel. My talk was about using the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse to develop and deploy a simple meme generation app. The application uses a common AWS architectural design pattern to process its workload and […]

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Iterating Over Your Objects with Amazon S3

There are a lot of hidden gems inside the AWS SDK for Java, and we’ll be highlighting as many as we can through this blog. Today, we look at how to interact with paginated object and version listings from Amazon S3. Normally, when you list the contents of your Amazon S3 bucket, you’re responsible for […]

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