AWS SDK for Ruby Sample Project
A simple Ruby application illustrating usage of the AWS SDK for Ruby (aws-sdk gem).
The only requirement of this application is Bundler. All other dependencies can be installed with:
You can also install the SDK directly with:
gem install aws-sdk
You need to set up your AWS security credentials before the sample code is able to connect to AWS. You can do this by creating a file named "credentials" at ~/.aws/ (C:\Users\USER_NAME.aws\ for Windows users) and saving the following lines in the file:
[default] aws_access_key_id = <your access key id> aws_secret_access_key = <your secret key>
See the Security Credentials page for more information on getting your keys.
Running the S3 sample
This sample application connects to Amazon's Simple Storage Service (S3),
creates a bucket, and uploads a file to that bucket. The
will generate a unique bucket name for you as well as an object to upload. All
you need to do is run it:
The S3 documentation has a good overview of the restrictions for bucket names for when you start making your own buckets.
This sample application is distributed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.