AWS Developer Blog

Working with AWS CloudFormation in Eclipse

One of the latest features we’ve added to the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse is support for working with AWS CloudFormation. If you’re not familiar with AWS CloudFormation yet, it gives developers and systems administrators an easy way to create and manage a collection of related AWS resources, provisioning and updating them in an orderly and […]

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Subscribing Queues to Topics

Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) is a terrific service for publishing notification messages and having them automatically delivered to all your subscribers. You simply send a message to your SNS topic, and it gets delivered to all the subscribers for that topic. Amazon SNS supports many different types of subscribers for topics: HTTP/HTTPS endpoints […]

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AWS Java Meme Generator Sample Application

If you couldn’t make it to AWS re:Invent this year, you can watch all of the presentations on the AWS YouTube channel. My talk was about using the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse to develop and deploy a simple meme generation app. The application uses a common AWS architectural design pattern to process its workload and […]

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Rotating Credentials (Credential Management Part 2)

In a previous blog post I wrote about ways to securely configure your AWS access credentials when using the aws-sdk gem. This week I want to talk about a security best practice, credential rotation. Did you know that AWS recommends that you rotate your access keys every 90 days? Even if you are very careful […]

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Iterating Over Your Objects with Amazon S3

There are a lot of hidden gems inside the AWS SDK for Java, and we’ll be highlighting as many as we can through this blog. Today, we look at how to interact with paginated object and version listings from Amazon S3. Normally, when you list the contents of your Amazon S3 bucket, you’re responsible for […]

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Sending Email with JavaMail and AWS

The Amazon Simple Email Service and the JavaMail API are a natural match for each other. Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) provides a highly scalable and cost-effective solution for bulk and transactional email-sending. JavaMail provides a standard and easy-to-use API for sending mail from Java applications. The AWS SDK for Java brings these two […]

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Running the AWS SDK for Android S3Uploader sample with Eclipse

As we announced previously, the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse now supports creating AWS-enabled Android projects, making it easier to get started talking to AWS services from your Android app. The Toolkit will also optionally create a sample Android application that talks to S3. Let’s walk through creating a new AWS Android project and running the […]

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