Here’s an easy way to upload directly to S3 from an HTML form. No Java, no Flash. Thanks to @RaamDev for his handy little bit of code for doing HMAC signatures. Based on the documentation from Amazon. Makes use of the AWS SDK for PHP to list the buckets.
When our senior pastor started casting his vision of an Internet Campus which would revolve around a live (or nearly-live) stream of worship, it became pretty apparent that this was not going to scale well or cheaply. Over the course of the summer of 2008, we started exploring creative ways to do the impossible with nearly no money.