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Release: AWS Toolkit for Eclipse

We've released a number of nice changes recently for the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse, with several more on the way.

The last couple of releases have added support for:
* Amazon EC2 tagging (instances, images, snapshots, volumes, etc)
* Amazon EC2 EBS backed instances (stopping and restarting instances)
* Fixed image issues on Windows
* Lots of minor tweaks and bug fixes to the EC2 and SDK plugins

Posted by Jason Fulghum 2010-09-20

New version of the AWS Toolkit

You can now manage your SimpleDB and EC2 resources in the new AWS Singapore region using the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse.

The latest version of the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse also includes the 1.0.003 release of the AWS SDK for Java as well as a few small bug fixes for SimpleDB DTP integration.

Posted by Jason Fulghum 2010-04-29

New version of the AWS Toolkit

We just released a new version of the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse that includes a number of tweaks and improvements, as well as brand new tooling for the new AWS SDK for Java and a revamped, easier to use overview page to help you find all the functionality in the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse.

The new AWS SDK for Java integration allows you to create a new AWS Java project with the AWS SDK for Java already configured on your build path, along with attached source, Javadoc, and SDK samples.... read more

Posted by Jason Fulghum 2010-03-23

New version of the AWS Toolkit

We released a new version of the AWS Toolkit last night with support for the new AWS US-West (N. California) region. You can now manage your EC2 instances and your SimpleDB data in this new AWS region using the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse.

Also included in this release are a few new features and bug fixes:
* New filtering options for the AMI and Instances views
* Fix for setting ICMP security group permissions
* Fixed feature dependency declaration

Posted by Jason Fulghum 2009-12-03

New version of the AWS Toolkit

Small patch release of the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse featuring:
* support for High-Memory instances in Amazon EC2 ( http://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2009/10/27/announcing-amazon-ec2-high-memory-instances/ )
* minor bug fixes for issues with Elastic IPs in Tomcat servers

Posted by Jason Fulghum 2009-10-27

New version of the AWS Toolkit

The latest release of the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse adds:
- support for Amazon SimpleDB in the new EU region
- community contributions for bug fixes and enhancements to the AWS Toolkit Overview page
- enhancements to the Amazon EC2 launch wizard

Posted by Jason Fulghum 2009-09-22

Announcing SimpleDB support in the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse

Amazon Web Services is excited to announce support for Amazon SimpleDB in the latest release of the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse!

Building on the Eclipse Data Tools Platform (DTP), you can now use the DTP tools to navigate, query, and edit data in SimpleDB.

Check out the full details, along with a screencast demoing the new features:
http://aws.amazon.com/eclipse

There are a few other new features in this release as well... including a new Amazon EC2 Management perspective, a new Overview page for first time users, and revamped documentation.... read more

Posted by Jason Fulghum 2009-07-23

New version of the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse available

We've just released a new version of the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse.

Just point your copy of Eclipse at our update site ( http://aws.amazon.com/eclipse ) to pick up the following new features:
* AMI Browser view is now sortable on all columns
* Cluster editor now displays a list of the associated application server instances
* Default AMIs for clusters can now be overridden through the new server wizard
* Minor tweaks to AWS account preferences to make it easier for new users to understand
* Refactoring to separate WTP specific code from Amazon EC2 cluster management code and facilitate supporting other application servers
* Documentation on how to extend the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse ... read more

Posted by Jason Fulghum 2009-04-24

New version of the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse available

Featuring:
- Amazon CloudFront distribution for faster downloads
- Bug fix for deploying files external to the workspace (ex: Maven dependencies)
- Made all columns in the Amazon EC2 Instances view sortable
- Improved error messages for problems copying remote files or executing remote commands
- Added prompts before terminating instances or deleting AMIs
- Added access to key pair management from the AWS Toolkit preferences
- Minor refactorings to make it easier to add support for other application servers

Posted by Jason Fulghum 2009-03-31

AWS Toolkit for Eclipse Released

Amazon Web Services released the first version of a new open source project providing Eclipse integration for building applications on the AWS platform:
http://aws.amazon.com/eclipse

The first release consists of two components:
- Web Tools Platform integration so that developers can easily deploy and debug a Java web application to a cluster of Tomcat servers running in Amazon EC2 with just a few clicks.
- Management views for Amazon EC2 so that users can launch new instances from within Eclipse, open SSH connections to running instances, configure security groups, and more.... read more

Posted by Jason Fulghum 2009-03-30