AWS Developer Blog

AWS at PHP Conferences in Spring 2014

This spring, I’ll be traveling to Dallas and New York City to represent the AWS SDK for PHP team and be with fellow PHP developers. I hope to see you too! In late April, I’ll be going to Dallas for Lone Star PHP! I have two talks that I’ll be sharing there: Recursion: Making Big […]

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Using Amazon SQS Dead Letter Queues

Amazon SQS recently introduced support for dead letter queues. This feature is an important tool to help your applications consume messages from SQS queues in a more resilient way. Dead letter queues allow you to set a limit on the number of times a message in a queue is processed. Consider an application that consumes […]

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Performing Conditional Writes Using the Amazon DynamoDB Transaction Library

Today we’re lucky to have another guest post by David Yanacek from the Amazon DynamoDB team. David is sharing his deep knowledge on the Amazon DynamoDB Transactions library to help explain how to use it with the conditional writes feature of Amazon DynamoDB. The DynamoDB transaction library provides a convenient way to perform atomic reads […]

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Two New Amazon RDS Database Engines in Eclipse

We’re excited to announce support for two more Amazon RDS database engines in the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse. You can now configure connections to PostgreSQL and Microsoft SQL Server RDS database instances directly from within Eclipse by opening the AWS Explorer view and double-clicking on your RDS database instance. The first time you select your […]

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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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