AWS Developer Blog

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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AWS re:Invent 2014

We spent the past week at AWS re:Invent! The PHP SDK team was there with many of our co-workers and customers. It was a great conference, and we had a lot of fun. If you did not attend re:Invent or follow our @awsforphp Twitter feed during the event, then you have a lot to catch […]

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Using Resources

With the recent 2.0 stable release of the aws-sdk-core gem, we started publishing preview releases of aws-sdk-resources. Until the preview status is released, you will need to use the –pre flag to install this gem: gem install aws-sdk-resources –pre In bundler, you should give the full version: # update the version as needed gem ‘aws-sdk-resources’, […]

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Amazon S3 Encryption with AWS Key Management Service

With version 1.9.5 of the AWS SDK for Java, we are excited to announce the full support of S3 object encryption using AWS Key Management Service (KMS). Why KMS, you may ask? In a nutshell, AWS Key Management Service provides many security and administrative benefits, including centralized key management, better security in protecting your master […]

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