AWS Developer Blog

Configuring SDK Download Behavior in the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse

The AWS Toolkit for Eclipse will automatically download new releases of the AWS SDK for Java, ensuring that you always have the most recent version of the service clients and productivity libraries. Some customers with slow network connections told us that the automatic downloads were sometimes triggered when they didn’t want to wait. In response, […]

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Faster AWS Tests with VCR

Performing integration testing against a live AWS service can often be inefficient since you are forced to make requests across the network for every test. Fortunately, there are tools that you can use to help reduce the amount of network traffic your tests require and make them run faster in the process. We will look […]

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Android Support in the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse

We’ve launched a new feature in the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse to make it even easier to create AWS enabled Android applications. The New AWS Android Project wizard creates an Android project preconfigured with the AWS SDK for Android in the classpath. The project can also optionally include a sample application demonstrating how to upload […]

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Credential Management – Part 1

When using AWS, it is important to keep your access credentials secure. It can be challenging to make your credentials available to your application securely. The AWS SDK for Ruby provides a number of helpful interfaces for configuring your credentials that help you keep your secrets safe. This blog post focuses on securely configuring the […]

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Connecting to Amazon RDS Databases from Eclipse

When developing any application that uses a database, it’s incredibly important to have good tools at hand for working with the data in your database. Eclipse has great tools for working with relational data, and if you’re using the Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) to manage your database, then configuring a connection to your […]

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AWS re:Invent Wrap Up

We’re all back in the office after a great week at re:Invent! We enjoyed meeting so many customers and hearing feedback from you on how you’re using the AWS services, SDKs, and tools. If you weren’t able to attend AWS re:Invent this year, you can still check out lots of great video content online: Day […]

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The AWS SDK for Java at re:Invent

The first ever AWS conference, re:Invent, has sold out! If you are one of the lucky people with a conference pass, we hope that you will come to hear Jason Fulghum and me speak about advanced features of the AWS SDK for Java and the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse. On Wednesday morning after the keynote, […]

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Ruby at re:Invent 2012

Loren and I will be attending AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas next week. I will be presenting a session, and we will both be answering questions in the Developer Lounge, and assisting with the AWS re:Invent Code Challenges. Stop by to say "Hi", get your questions answered, or participate in a Code Challenge. We love […]

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