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AWS re:Invent 2014 Recap

I’m almost done getting readjusted to regular life after AWS re:Invent! It was really awesome to meet so many developers building cool stuff on AWS, and to talk about how we can make your lives easier with great SDKs and tools. If you didn’t make it to re:Invent this year, or if you opted for a […]

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AWS re:Invent 2014 Recap

AWS re:Invent 2014 concluded on Friday, November 14, 2014; here is a summary of an action-packed, fun-filled week! New features and services There were four new services and features announced at the Day 1 Keynote, two of which are available to all customers effective November 12, 2014. These include: Amazon RDS for Aurora (a service […]

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AWS re:Invent 2014 Ruby Recap

Last week, we had a great time meeting with AWS customers using Ruby at AWS re:Invent! We appreciate the feedback we received, and the discussions that we had with you. AWS SDK for Ruby Presentation Notes At AWS re:Invent this year I took many of you on a tour of version 2 of the AWS […]

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Authentication with Amazon Cognito in the Browser

Amazon Cognito is a great new service that enables a much easier workflow for authenticating with your AWS resources in the browser. Although web identity federation still works directly with identity providers, using the new AWS.CognitoIdentityCredentials gives you the ability to provide access to customers through any identity provider using the same simple workflow and […]

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Client Response Stubs

We recently added client response stubs to the aws-sdk-core gem. Response stubbing disables network traffic and causes a client to return fake or stubbed data. # no API calls are made s3 = Aws::S3::Client.new(stub_responses: true) s3.list_buckets.buckets.map(&:name) #=> [] Custom Response Data By default, stubbed responses return empty lists, empty maps, and placeholder scalars. These empty […]

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DynamoDB JSON Support

The latest Amazon DynamoDB update added support for JSON data, making it easy to store JSON documents in a DynamoDB table while preserving their complex and possibly nested shape. Now, the AWS SDK for .NET has added native JSON support, so you can use raw JSON data when working with DynamoDB. This is especially helpful […]

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AWS re:Invent 2014 Recap

Another AWS re:Invent has come and gone. Steve and I were lucky enough to be there and meet many developers using AWS in such interesting ways. We also gave a talk showing off some the new features the team added to the SDK this year. The talk has been made available online. In our talk, […]

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Waiters

We’ve added a feature called Waiters to the v2 AWS SDK for Ruby, and I am pretty excited about it. A waiter is a simple abstraction around the pattern of polling an AWS API until a desired state is reached. Basic Usage This simple example shows how to use waiters to block until a particular […]

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