Amazon Web Services (AWS) is popular cloud service provider. AWS provide many choices for the developers, In this article I will focus only on AWS SDK for Java.
1. Knowledge of Core Java
2. Understanding of AWS Services
3. Eclipse IDE
4. AWS Account
AWS provide SDKs for following languages
AWS SDKs supports following services, developer can manage and monitor services using SDKs
1. Compute & Networking
AWS Direct Connect
Elastic Load Balancing
Amazon Route 53
2. Storage & Content Delivery
AWS Storage Gateway
3. App Services
Amazon Elastic Transcoder
5. Deployment & Management
AWS Elastic Beanstalk
AWS Data Pipeline
AWS Identity and Access Management
Useful Links for AWS SDK for Java
1. SDK for Java
2. Getting Started
3. AWS Java Blog
4. AWS Forum
5. AWS Java SDK API Document
6. AWS Java Articles
Setup AWS SDK for Java
1. Download & Install Eclipse
2. Download AWS SDK for Java from following link
3. Unzip in your favorite location/folder
4. AWS Java SDK contains API documents, libs, samples and third-party libraries.
|AWS Java SDK|
5. Install AWS toolkit for eclipse
6. Launch Eclipse
7. Open Help→Install New Software….
8. Enter http://aws.amazon.com/eclipse in the text box labeled “Work with” at the top of the dialog.
9. Select “AWS Toolkit for Eclipse” from the list below.
10. Click “Next.” Eclipse guides you through the remaining installation steps.
|Enter AWS Eclipse Toolkit url, select aws toolkit for eclipse|
|List of component will install by AWS eclipse toolkit|
|Licenses for components|
AWS Java API naming scheme
1. Amazon<Service Name>Client: Client to access Service
2. Amazon<Service Name>AsyncClient : Asynchronous class to access service
3. Describe<Service Name>Request: It is used to fetch list of ec2 or s3 etc
4. Describe<Operation Name>Result: It will provide result of requested service data
5. delete<Operation Name>: use to remove stuff, normally it return void
6. create<Operation Name>: used to create something in service