AWS Developer Blog

Introducing DynamoDB Document API (Part 1)

Amazon DynamoDB has recently announced the support of storing entire JSON-style document as single DynamoDB items. What is as exciting is that the AWS SDK for Java has come up with a new Document API that makes it easy and simple to access all the feaures of Amazon DynamoDB, including the latest document support, but […]

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Blog Series: Ruby on Rails on Amazon Web Services

Welcome to a series on how to integrate Ruby on Rails apps with Amazon Web Services. In this series, we’re going to start from scratch with a simple app, and show you how to make it scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant. The Sample App For this blog series, we have built a sample app […]

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AWS re:Invent 2014

Just a little over a month from now AWS re:Invent 2014 kicks off! This year, you’ll have over 20 different tracks to choose from – from Big Data to Web Development, and everything in between. The AWS SDK for Java team will be at AWS re:Invent this year, and presenting a session on using the […]

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Amazon Cognito Credentials Provider

Amazon Cognito helps you create unique identifiers for your end users that are kept consistent across devices and platforms. Cognito also delivers temporary, limited-privilege credentials to your app to access AWS resources. With Amazon Cognito, your app can support unauthenticated guest users as well as users authenticated through a identity provider, such as Facebook, Google, […]

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AWS SDK for Ruby V2 Preview Release

Version 2 of the AWS SDK for Ruby is available now as a preview release. If you use Bundler with some standard best-practices, you should be unaffected by the v2 release of the aws-sdk gem. This blog post highlights a few things you might want to be aware of. Installing V2 Preview Release V2 of […]

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Object Lifecycles

When using the AWS SDK for .NET, you may find yourself wondering how to use various components of the SDK and, more importantly, how to properly dispose of resources once you are done with them. This blog post reviews the lifecycles of various SDK objects and the best practices for using them. Lifecycles There are […]

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Keeping Up with the Latest Release

In the past, we’ve used various means to announce new releases of the AWS SDK for PHP. We’ve recently evaluated our options to decide which tools work best with our release process, and are easiest for our users to consume. The best way to track releases of the SDK is to use the "Releases" page […]

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Performance improvements to AWS SDK for .NET

We recently fixed a performance issue which affects versions of the SDK that target .NET Framework 4.5. This issue is present in SDK versions 2.0.0.0 – 2.2.4.0 and only affects synchronous API calls. This issue results in the usage of additional threads while using the synchronous APIs. In some specific environments—for example, with ASP.NET applications […]

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Introducing the AWS Resource APIs for Java

Today we’re excited to announce the first developer preview release of the AWS Resource APIs for Java! The AWS SDK for Java provides a set of Amazon[Service]Client classes, each exposing a direct mapping of each AWS service’s API. These client objects have a method for each operation that the service supports, with corresponding POJOs representing […]

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AWS Ant Tasks

Introducing a new AWS Labs project: AWS Ant Tasks. These are custom tasks to use within your Ant builds that allow easy access to AWS services. Ant is a commonly used tool for building Java projects, and now you can use it to deploy your project to AWS within the same build. To use these […]

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