AWS Developer Blog

Develop, Deploy, and Manage for Scale with AWS Elastic Beanstalk and AWS CloudFormation

Evan Brown is doing a great five part series on the AWS Application Management Blog on developing, deploying, and managing for scale with Elastic Beanstalk and CloudFormation. In each of his five blog posts, Evan breaks down a different topic and explains best practices as well as practical tips and tricks for working with applications […]

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Overriding Endpoints in the AWS SDK for .NET

Sometimes, when sending requests using the AWS SDK for .NET, you are required to explicitly specify an endpoint URL for a service. One such scenario is when you use an older version of the SDK to send requests to a particular service and that service is introduced in a new region. To access the service […]

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Testing Webhooks Locally for Amazon SNS

In a recent post, I talked about Receiving Amazon SNS Messages in PHP. I showed you how to use the SNS Message and MessageValidator classes in the AWS SDK for PHP to handle incoming SNS messages. The PHP code for the webhook is easy to write, but can be difficult to test properly, since it […]

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Receiving Amazon SNS Messages in PHP

The following post details how to use version 2 of the AWS SDK for PHP to receive and validate HTTP(S) messages from Amazon SNS. For a guide on how to do so with version 3 of the SDK, please see our updated post. Handling inbound Amazon SNS notification messages with PHP is simple. In this […]

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Response Logging in AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell

As described in an earlier post, the AWS SDK for .NET has support for logging service responses, error responses, and metrics for AWS API calls. For the SDK, this is enabled through the App.config or Web.config file. The AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell supports a shell variable, named $AWSHistory, that records what cmdlets have been […]

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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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