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Amazon S3 signature calculation in JavaScript

On pp. 478-479 of Chapter 16 of my mashup book on online storage APIs, I show how to how to reproduce the calculation of an API signature in Amazon S3 in Python and PHP. Recently, because I now want to access S3 from within the browser, I have figured out how to do the same […]

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Drafts of Chapters 15 and 16 have been uploaded

I have uploaded two more first drafts: Chapter 15: "Online calendars and Event Aggregators" Chapter 16: "Online storage" They are a bit rough but I'd definitely value feedback from any valiant readers out there!

Chapter 16: What services to cover?

I've been captivated by the potential of Amazon S3 (Amazon's "Simple Storage Service"), which is described in the following way: Amazon S3 provides a simple web services interface that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. It gives any developer access to the […]

Firefox plugins for Amazon EC2 and S3; developer forums for Amazon

In my post Mashup Guide :: Amazon URL structures, I mentioned that I will pose my questions concerning the Amazon web services in the appropriate forums. I'm looking at the list of forums Amazon Web Services Developer Connection : Developer Connection but I'm uncertain whether any of them is appropriate yet. Along the way I […]