AWS Toolkit for Eclipse

Yesterday Amazon launched their new AWS Toolkit for Eclipse. The toolkit is targeted at Amazon EC2 developers and provides basic management features along with tools for deploying and debugging Java web applications. They have a really nice video hitting the main features. You can find out more about the AWT…

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Amazon's EC2 Console Makes Cloud Computing Fun and Easy

The new Amazon EC2 Console is a slick point-and-click, web-based user interface providing access to Amazon's suite of infrastructure web services. AWS has typically been a geek service due to it's command line interface, but this new console should attract new (Windows) customers that are more confortable with a point-and-click…

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Saleforce.com & Google App Engine... these are a few of my favorite things...

Salesforce.com just announced the release of the Force.com for Google App Engine which is a Python library and test harness that lets you access the Force.com Web services API from within Google App Engine applications. It's interesting to watch how Salesforce.com and Google are integrating their…

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My EC2 Instance is up!

I finally got around to getting my EC2 instance up and running. I debated upon using an Open BlueDragon, Windows 2003 or Railo AMI. I finally decided upon the Railo image after a collegue (you know who you are) spoke highly about Railo. I found a really good tutorial on…

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