AWS Developer Blog

Storing JSON documents in Amazon DynamoDB tables

DynamoDBMapper is a high-level abstraction layer in the AWS SDK for Java that allows you to transform java objects into items in Amazon DynamoDB tables and vice versa. All you need to do is annotate your java class in a few places, and the mapper takes care of getting the objects in and out of […]

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Verifying Amazon SNS Message Authenticity

You can now use version 2 of the AWS SDK for Ruby to verify the signatures of Amazon SNS messages. To help prevent spoofing attacks, you should verify messages are sent by Amazon SNS. The new verifier follows the documented best practices for verification, including: Always use HTTPS when getting the certificate from Amazon SNS. […]

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Polling Messages from a Amazon SQS Queue

We’ve recently added a utility class to the AWS SDK for Ruby that makes it easy to poll an Amazon SQS queue for messages. poller = Aws::SQS::QueuePoller.new(queue_url) poller.poll do |msg| puts msg.body end Messages are automatically deleted from the queue at the end of the block. This tool supports receiving and deleting messages in batches, […]

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Update on Modularization of the SDK

As mentioned earlier, we are currently working on modularizing the AWS SDK for .NET into individual packages for each service. We have pushed the changes to the modularization branch in GitHub. If you use the solution file AWSSDK.sln, it will produce a core assembly for each supported platform and individual service assemblies for each supported […]

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Using the AWS SDK for JavaScript from Behind a Proxy

The AWS SDK for JavaScript can be configured to work from behind a network proxy. In browsers, proxy connections are transparently managed, and the SDK works out of the box without any additional configuration. This article focuses on using the SDK in Node.js from behind a proxy. Node.js itself has no low-level support for proxies, […]

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Removal of Nullable Parameter Types in AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell

We wanted to let you know of a change to the Tools for Windows PowerShell, in which ‘nullable’ parameters used by some cmdlets will be removed. This affects some boolean, int, and DateTime parameters in a small number of cmdlets that up until now have been surfaced as Nullable<bool>, Nullable<int> or Nullable<DateTime> parameter types. We’ve […]

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Amazon S3 Client-side Crypto Meta Information

Are you curious about how the Amazon S3 Encryption Java client makes use of meta information to support client-side encryption?  Have you ever wondered how you can write code in other languages that can encrypt/decrypt S3 objects in a format that is compatible with the AWS SDK for Java, or an AWS SDK for another […]

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Announcing the aws-sdk-rails Gem

With the release of V2 of the AWS SDK for Ruby, we’ve received customer feedback asking for support for the Ruby on Rails integration features provided by V1 of the SDK. Today, we’re excited to announce the release of the aws-sdk-rails gem, available now via RubyGems and, of course, on GitHub. To get started, add […]

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AWS Lambda Support in Visual Studio

Today we released version 1.9.0 of the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio with support for AWS Lambda. AWS Lambda is a new compute service in preview that runs your code in response to events and automatically manages the compute resources for you, making it easy to build applications that respond quickly to new information. Lambda […]

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