AWS Developer Blog

Customizing Windows Elastic Beanstalk Environments – Part 1

AWS Elastic Beanstalk recently announced support for customizing Windows environments with configuration files. Before this, the only way to customize a .NET container was to create a custom AMI in each region you wanted to run your application in. Adding a configuration file to your application allows you to install packages write files in locations […]

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Release: AWS SDK for Java 1.5.0

We released version 1.5.0 of the AWS SDK for Java last night.  This release contains several exciting enhancements including: Upgrading to the latest major version of Apache HttpClient Support for the Closeable interface on Amazon S3 objects Easier construction of requests that use map datatypes Batching improvements for Amazon DynamoDB Support for Amazon Elastic Transcoder’s […]

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Release: AWS SDK for PHP 2.4.1

We would like to announce the release of version 2.4.1 of the AWS SDK for PHP. This release adds support for setting watermark and max frame rate parameters in the Amazon Elastic Transcoder client and resolves issues with the Amazon S3, Amazon EC2, Amazon ElastiCache, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Amazon EMR, and Amazon RDS clients. Changelog […]

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Release v1.12.0

We just released v1.12.0 of the AWS SDK for Ruby  (aws-sdk gem).  This release includes the new aws-rb REPL that Loren bloged about. It also adds support for watermarks and max frame rates in Amazon Elastic Transcoder, resolves a number of issues, and it adds a few new configuration options. We are slowly deprecating all of the […]

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Output Pagination with AWS Tools for PowerShell

Amongst the changes to the cmdlets in version 1.1 of the AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell are added support for both automatic and manual pagination of the output from services to the pipeline. Most of the time, you’ll probably want to use automatic paging to get all the data from a cmdlet, but on occasion […]

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AWS Service Provider for Laravel 1.0.4

We would like to announce the availability of version 1.0.4 of the AWS Service Provider for Laravel. This version includes the AwsLaravelAwsFacade class which allows you to register an AWS facade in your Laravel 4 project, so you can retrieve clients in an easy and idiomatic way (e.g., $s3 = AWS::get(‘s3’);). We would also like […]

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Ruby 1.8 End of Life Plan

You have probably heard that Ruby 1.8.7 has officially reached it’s end of life. This makes it important for us to discuss what our plans will be for the AWS SDK for Ruby (aws-sdk gem) with regards to Ruby 1.8. We currently support as far back as Ruby 1.8.7. There are now additional considerations with […]

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Instance Status Checks with the AWS SDK for .NET

A question that we have heard from our customers is, "How do we get access to the Amazon EC2 instance status checks?" If you go the AWS Management Console, you can easily see those status checks displayed. The Amazon EC2 DescribeInstanceStatus API action returns the instance status for one or more EC2 instances. This code […]

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Syncing Data with Amazon S3

Warning: this blog post provides instructions for AWS SDK for PHP V2, if you are looking for AWS SDK for PHP V3 instructions, please see our SDK guide. Have you ever needed to upload an entire directory of files to Amazon S3 or download an Amazon S3 bucket to a local directory? With a recent release […]

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Getting the Latest Windows AMIs

More and more developers are launching the AWS base Windows AMIs and configuring them during startup. You can do this either by adding a PowerShell script to the user data field or by using an AWS CloudFormation template to configure it. We are constantly updating these base AMIs to include the latest patches. The SDK […]

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