AWS Developer Blog

Category: Ruby

AWS re:Invent 2013 Talk Now Available

This week, talks from AWS re:Invent 2013 started to become available through YouTube and SlideShare. If you were at re:Invent this year, you may have seen Trevor and I give a talk on the new AWS SDK for Ruby V2. If you missed it, or if you just want to check it out again, the […]

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From Minitest::Spec to Minitest::Test

In a previous blog post, I introduced Minitest from the perspective of RSpec. Some Minitest users prefer to avoid the specification style of Minitest::Spec. Instead they use Minitest::Test. It’s closer to the metal and uses a more vanilla Ruby syntax. Here is an example spec file using Minitest::Spec: require ‘spec_helper’ describe MyClass do describe ‘#some_method’ […]

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From RSpec to Minitest

One of my favorite aspects of working with Ruby is how natural it is to write tests for. The Ruby community does an excellent job of encouraging authors to produce well tested code. There is a plethora of well supported tools to choose from. I like to joke that new Ruby developers write Micro test […]

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AWS re:Invent 2013

AWS re:Invent is this week (November 12th-15th) in Las Vegas! We are excited to be here now, and to have an opportunity to talk to you in person. There is going to be a lot of great technical content year. Loren Segal and I will be presenting a session on Thursday called Diving Into the […]

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AWS SDK for Ruby Core Developer Preview

A few months ago, Loren blogged about the upcoming version 2 of the AWS SDK for Ruby. Shortly after that, we published our work-in-progress code to GitHub as aws/aws-sdk-core-ruby. I am happy to announce that AWS SDK Core has stabilized enough to enter a developer preview period. It currently supports 30+ services. To install AWS […]

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AWS SDK for Ruby and Nokogiri

In two weeks, on November 19, 2013, we will be removing the upper bound from the nokogiri gem dependency in version 1 of the AWS SDK for Ruby. We’ve been discussing this change with users for a while on GitHub. Why Is There Currently an Upper Bound? Nokogiri removed support for Ruby 1.8 with the […]

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AWS SDK Core Response Structures

I blogged recently about how the code is now available for AWS SDK Core. This new repository is the basis for what will become version 2 of the AWS SDK for Ruby. We have not cut a public gem for AWS SDK Core yet. Instead, we have published the work-in-progress code to GitHub for the […]

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Introducing AWS SDK Core

We’ve been working hard on version 2 of the AWS SDK for Ruby. Loren blogged about some of our upcoming plans for version 2. I’m excited to pull back the curtains and show off the work we’ve done on version 2 of the Ruby SDK. AWS SDK Core The AWS SDK Core library will provide […]

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DynamoDB Session Store for Rack Applications

Today we are announcing a new RubyGem that enables your Ruby on Rails or Rack-based applications to store session data inside of Amazon DynamoDB. The gem acts as a drop-in replacement for session stores inside of Rails and can also run as a Rack middleware for non-Rails apps. You can read more about how to […]

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