AWS Developer Blog

Using Transfer Manager to Copy Amazon S3 Objects

The latest addition to the list of Transfer Manager features is the ability to easily make copies of your data in Amazon S3. The new TransferManager.copy method allows you to easily copy an existing Amazon S3 object from one location to another. Under the hood, TransferManager selects which copy algorithm is best for your data, […]

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Release: AWS SDK for PHP – Version 2.6.0

We would like to announce the release of version 2.6.0 of the AWS SDK for PHP. This release updates the Amazon CloudSearch, Amazon EC2, and Amazon Redshift clients to support their newest APIs and features. See the CHANGELOG for a full list of changes. Version 2.6.0 is a major release of the SDK, and contains […]

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Tagging Amazon EC2 Instances at Launch

In this guest post (by James Saull from the AWS Solutions Architects team), we will show how to launch EC2 instances, retrieve the new instances’ IDs, and apply tags to them. Tagging EC2 instances allows you to assign metadata to instances to facilitate management – especially at scale. Canonical examples include tagging instances to identify […]

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Release: AWS SDK for PHP – Version 2.5.4

We would like to announce the release of version 2.5.4 of the AWS SDK for PHP. This release updates the Amazon CloudFront client, AWS OpsWorks client, and Elastic Load Balancing client; adds support for the AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY environment variable; updates the Amazon S3 stream wrapper; addresses an issue with dot-segments in the Amazon S3 directory sync, […]

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Requesting feedback on the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio

The AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio provides extensions for Microsoft Visual Studio that make it easier to develop, debug, and deploy .NET applications using Amazon Web Services. We’re constantly working to improve these extensions and provide developers what they need to develop and manage their applications. To better guide the future of the AWS Toolkit […]

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AWS SDK for Java Maven Archetype

If you’re a Maven user, there’s a brand new way to get started building Java applications that use the AWS SDK for Java. With the new Maven archetype, you can easily create a new Java project configured with the AWS SDK for Java and some sample code to help you find your way around the […]

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Ruby 2.1 on AWS OpsWorks

We are pleased to announce that AWS OpsWorks now supports Ruby 2.1. Simply select the Ruby version you want, your Rails stack – Passenger or Unicorn, the RubyGems version, and whether you want to use Bundler. Then deploy your app from your chosen repository – Git, Subversion, or bundles on S3. You can get started […]

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Release: AWS SDK for PHP – Version 2.5.3

We would like to announce the release of version 2.5.3 of the AWS SDK for PHP. This release provides several client updates, Amazon S3 client issue fixes, and additional iterators. Please refer to the CHANGELOG for a complete list of changes. Install the SDK Install via Composer/Packagist (e.g., "aws/aws-sdk-php": "2.5.*") Download the aws.phar Download the aws.zip

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Using Amazon SQS Dead Letter Queues

After Jason Fulghum recently posted a blog entry about using Amazon SQS dead letter queues with the AWS SDK for Java, I thought his post would be interesting for .NET developers as well. Here is Jason’s post with the code replaced with the C# equivalent. Amazon SQS recently introduced support for dead letter queues. This […]

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