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Contributing Topics and Examples to the AWS CLI

Whether it’s a quickstart for using a service, a tricky gotcha, or a neat application, have you ever wanted to share information with other users of the AWS CLI? The good news is, you can. In a post, that I wrote a few months ago, I introduced the AWS CLI Topic Guide and described how […]

AWS re:Invent 2015 and more

re:Invent has come and gone, and once again, we all had a blast. It’s always great to meet with customers and discuss how they’re using the AWS SDKs and CLIs. Keep the feedback coming. At this year’s AWS CLI session at re:Invent, I had the opportunity to address one of the topics that we previously […]

The AWS CLI Topic Guide

Hi everyone! This blog post is about the AWS CLI Topic Guide, a feature that was added in version 1.7.24 of the CLI. The AWS CLI Topic Guide allows users to discover and read information about a CLI feature or its behavior at a level of detail not found in-depth in the Help page of […]

Best Practices for Local File Parameters

If you have ever passed the contents of a file to a parameter of the AWS CLI, you most likely did so using the file:// notation. By setting a parameter’s value as the file’s path prepended by file://, you can explicitly pass in the contents of a local file as input to a command: aws […]

AWS re:Invent 2014 Recap

This year at re:Invent we had a great time meeting customers and discussing their usage of the AWS CLI. We hope everyone had a blast! I had the opportunity to present a talk titled “Advanced Usage of the AWS CLI.” In this talk, I discussed some advanced features of the AWS CLI, and how you […]

Leveraging the s3 and s3api Commands

Have you ever run aws help on the command line or browsed the AWS CLI Reference Documentation and noticed that there are two sets of Amazon S3 commands to choose from: s3 and s3api? If you are completely unfamiliar with either the s3 or s3api commands, you can read about the two commands in the […]

Welcome to the AWS CLI Blog

Hi everyone! Welcome to the AWS Command Line Interface blog. I’m James Saryerwinnie, and I work on the AWS CLI. This blog will be the place to go for information about the AWS CLI including: Tips and tricks for using the AWS CLI New feature announcements Deep dives into various AWS CLI features Guest posts […]