Learning AWS SDK for Java and basic S3 operations with sample code

This section tells you about how to configure an IAM user to access S3 and install AWS SDK for Java. It also talks about how to create S3 buckets, put objects, and get objects using the sample code. It explains how the sample code runs as well.

Getting ready

AWS SDK for Java is a Java API for AWS and contains AWS the Java library, code samples, and Eclipse IDE support. You can easily build scalable applications by working with Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, and more.

To get started with AWS SDK for Java, it is necessary to install the following on your development machine:

  • J2SE Development Kit 6.0 or later
  • Apache Maven

How to do it…

First, we set up an IAM user, create a user policy, and ...

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