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Upcoming changes to the Python SDK in AWS Lambda

This blog post describes an upcoming change to the AWS SDK that affects Python developers using the requests module in Botocore. This post explains why the changes are happening, and describes what Python developers must do to continue using the requests library. The upcoming changes to AWS SDK Botocore is a low-level interface to many […]

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AWS re:Invent

ICYMI: Serverless pre:Invent 2019

With Contributions from Chris Munns – Sr Manager – Developer Advocacy – AWS Serverless The last two weeks have been a frenzy of AWS service and feature launches, building up to AWS re:Invent 2019. As there has been a lot announced we thought we’d ship an ICYMI post summarizing the serverless service specific features that […]

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A simpler deployment experience with AWS SAM CLI

The AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM) CLI provides developers with a local tool for managing serverless applications on AWS. The command line tool allows developers to initialize and configure applications, debug locally using IDEs like Visual Studio Code or JetBrains WebStorm, and deploy to the AWS Cloud. On November 25, we announced improvements to the […]

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Java 11 runtime now available in AWS Lambda

We are excited to announce that you can now develop your AWS Lambda functions using the Java 11 runtime. Start using this runtime today by specifying a runtime parameter value of java11 when creating or updating your Lambda functions. The Java 11 runtime does not introduce any changes in Lambda’s programming model, such as handler […]

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Node.js 12.x runtime now available in AWS Lambda

We are excited to announce that you can now develop AWS Lambda functions using the Node.js 12.x runtime, which is the current Long Term Support (LTS) version of Node.js. Start using this new version today by specifying a runtime parameter value of nodejs12.x when creating or updating functions. Language Updates Here is a quick primer that highlights […]

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Python 3.8 runtime now available in AWS Lambda

You can now develop your AWS Lambda functions using the Python 3.8 runtime. Start using this runtime today by specifying a runtime parameter value of python3.8 when creating or updating Lambda functions. New Python runtime features Python 3.8 is a stable release and brings several new features, including assignment expressions, positional-only arguments, and vectorcall. Assignment […]

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Running Java applications on Amazon EC2 A1 instances with Amazon Corretto

This post is contributed by Jeff Underhill | EC2 Principal Business Development Manager and Arthur Petitpierre | Arm Specialist Solutions Architect   Amazon EC2 A1 instances deliver up to 45% cost savings for scale-out applications and are powered by AWS Graviton Processors that feature 64-bit Arm Neoverse cores and custom silicon designed by AWS. Amazon Corretto is […]

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Improving the Getting Started experience with AWS Lambda

Update – October 30, 2019: This experience is now available in the following regions: us-east-1, us-east-2, us-west-1, us-west-2, ap-northeast-1, ab-northeast-2, ap-south-1, ap-southeast-1, ap-southeast-2, ca-central-1, eu-central-1, eu-west-1, eu-west-2, eu-west-3, sa-east-1. Original post from October 3, 2019: A common question from developers is, “How do I get started with creating serverless applications?” Frequently, I point developers to the […]

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Central API account

Architecting multiple microservices behind a single domain with Amazon API Gateway

This post is courtesy of Roberto Iturralde, Solutions Architect. Today’s modern architectures are increasingly microservices-based, with separate engineering teams working independently on services with their own feature requirements and deployment pipelines. The benefits of this approach include increased agility and release velocity. Microservice architectures also come with some challenges, particularly when they make up parts […]

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Sharing automated blueprints for Amazon ECS continuous delivery using AWS Service Catalog

This post is contributed by Mahmoud ElZayet | Specialist SA – Dev Tech, AWS   Modern application development processes enable organizations to improve speed and quality continually. In this innovative culture, small, autonomous teams own the entire application life cycle. While such nimble, autonomous teams speed product delivery, they can also impose costs on compliance, […]

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