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Upgrade your Java applications with Amazon Q Code Transformation (preview)

As our applications age, it takes more and more effort just to keep them secure and running smoothly. Developers managing the upgrades must spend time relearning the intricacies and nuances of breaking changes and performance optimizations others have already discovered in past upgrades. As a result, it’s difficult to balance the focus between new features […]

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New Customization Capability in Amazon CodeWhisperer Generates Even Better Suggestions (Preview)

An AI coding companion, such as Amazon CodeWhisperer, aims to improve developers’ productivity by helping them write code quickly and securely. However, in particular cases, developers need to have code recommendations based on their internal libraries and APIs they extensively use every day. As most of the existing AI coding companion tools are trained only […]

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Reimagine Software Development With Amazon CodeWhisperer as Your AI Coding Companion

July 19, 2023: Post updated with an animated image to show Amazon CodeWhisperer in action. In the few months since Amazon CodeWhisperer became generally available, many customers have used it to simplify and streamline the way they develop software. CodeWhisperer uses generative AI powered by a foundational model to understand the semantics and context of your […]

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Amazon CodeWhisperer, Free for Individual Use, is Now Generally Available

Today, Amazon CodeWhisperer, a real-time AI coding companion, is generally available and also includes a CodeWhisperer Individual tier that’s free to use for all developers. Originally launched in preview last year, CodeWhisperer keeps developers in the zone and productive, helping them write code quickly and securely and without needing to break their flow by leaving […]


Now in Preview – Amazon CodeWhisperer- ML-Powered Coding Companion

As I was getting ready to write this post I spent some time thinking about some of the coding tools that I have used over the course of my career. This includes the line-oriented editor that was an intrinsic part of the BASIC interpreter that I used in junior high school, the IBM keypunch that […]