AWS Developer Blog

Object Lifecycles

by Pavel Safronov | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

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

by Jeremy Lindblom | on | in PHP | Permalink | Comments |  Share

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

by Milind Gokarn | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

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 – 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

by David Murray | on | in Java* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

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

by Jesse Duarte | on | in Java* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

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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Determining an Application’s Current Region

by Jason Fulghum | on | in Java* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

AWS regions allow you to run your applications in multiple geographically distributed locations all over the world. This allows you to position your applications and data near your customers for the best possible experience. There are ten AWS regions available today: 4 regions in North America 4 regions in Asia Pacific 1 region in South […]

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End of Life of PEAR Channel

by Michael Dowling | on | in PHP | Permalink | Comments |  Share

There’s been a noticeable wave of popular PHP projects recently announcing that they will no longer support PEAR as an installation method. Because the AWS SDK for PHP provides a PEAR channel, we’ve been very interested in the discussion in the community on PEAR channel support. PEAR has been one of the many ways to […]

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S3 Server Side Encryption with Windows PowerShell

by Steve Roberts | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Today we have a guest post by AWS Solutions Architect David Veith on making use of Amazon S3’s server-side encryption with customer-provided keys. The release of version 2.1.4 of the AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell introduced support for a new server-side encryption method for Amazon S3. You now have three primary options for encrypting data […]

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Accessing Private Content in Amazon CloudFront

by Jason Fulghum | on | in Java* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Amazon CloudFront is an easy to use, high performance, and cost efficient content delivery service. With over 50 worldwide edge locations, CloudFront is able to deliver your content to your customers with low latency in any part of the world. In addition to serving public content for anyone on the Internet to access, you can […]

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Introducing S3Link to DynamoDBContext

by Mason Schneider | on | in .NET* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

S3Link has been in the AWS SDK for Java for a while now, and we have decided to introduce it to the AWS SDK for .NET as well. This feature allows you to access your Amazon S3 resources easily through a link in your Amazon DynamoDB data. S3Link can be used with minimal configuration with […]

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