AWS Developer Blog

Using New Regions and Endpoints

Last week, a customer asked us how they could configure the AWS SDK for PHP to use Amazon SES with the EU (Ireland) Region. SES had just released support for the EU Region, but there was no tagged version of the SDK that supported it yet. Our typical process is to push new support for […]

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Release: AWS SDK for PHP – Version 2.5.2

We would like to announce the release of version 2.5.2 of the AWS SDK for PHP. This release adds support for dead letter queues to the Amazon Simple Queue Service client. Please see the official release notes or the release CHANGELOG for a complete list of changes. Install the SDK Install via Composer/Packagist (e.g., "aws/aws-sdk-php": […]

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DynamoDB Local Test Tool Integration for Eclipse

We’re excited to announce that the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse now includes integration with the Amazon DynamoDB Local Test Tool. The DynamoDB Local Test Tool allows you to develop and test your application against a DynamoDB-compatible database running locally — no Internet connectivity or credit card required. When your application is ready for prime time, […]

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Release: AWS SDK for PHP 2.5.1

We would like to announce the release of version 2.5.1 of the AWS SDK for PHP. This release updates to the Amazon EC2 client, the Auto Scaling client, and addresses several issues. Please see the CHANGELOG for a full list of changes. Install the SDK Install via Composer/Packagist (e.g., "aws/aws-sdk-php": "2.5.*") Download the aws.phar Download […]

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AWS SDK ZF2 Module 1.2.1

We would like to announce the availability of version 1.2.1 of the AWS SDK ZF2 Module. This is a patch release that fixes an issue in the S3RenameUpload filter. Object keys based on the uploaded filename are now handled better on Windows.

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Ruby SDK Version 2 and Memoization

Version 1 of the AWS SDK for Ruby (aws-sdk gem) provides a higher-level abstraction for working with AWS resources. These resources can be used to get information about AWS objects and operate on them as well. For example: AWS.ec2.instances.each do |i| puts i.instance_id + ‘ => ‘ + i.status.to_s end The problem with the example […]

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Parameter Validation

One of my favorite features of version 2 of the AWS SDK for Ruby (aws-sdk-core gem) is the new parameter validation system. One of the challenges in using an API library is understanding how to specify request parameters. During development stages it is common to make mistakes and to generate errors. Using the version 1 […]

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Flexible Gem Dependencies

Version 1 of the AWS SDK for Ruby (aws-sdk gem) depends on Nokogiri and JSON. While these are robust and performant libraries, there are multiple reasons why a developer may not want to be locked into these dependencies: I might want to use pure Ruby solutions that do not require native extensions for maximum portability. […]

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