10. Writing a SimpleDB Client: A Language-Independent Guide

This chapter covers the process of writing a client library from scratch. In addition to being a resource to client implementers, this chapter also affords the opportunity to go over the SimpleDB API calls again from a web service perspective. This chapter develops a full implementation of a new SimpleDB client geared toward simplicity and ease of use. The first portion of the chapter presents the client interface and uses that as a launching pad into a discussion about design choices and implementation considerations. The full implementation of the client is then presented in Java, tying the earlier discussion with the actual code. Even though the programming language used in this chapter ...

Get A Developer’s Guide to Amazon SimpleDB now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.