AWS Compute Blog

Category: Open Source

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AWS Step Functions support in Visual Studio Code

The AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Code has been installed over 115,000 times since launching in July 2019. We are excited to announce toolkit support for AWS Step Functions, enabling you to define, visualize, and create your Step Functions workflows without leaving VS Code. Version 1.8 of the toolkit provides two new commands in the […]

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Improving Transparency of AWS Elastic Beanstalk

This post is courtesy of David LaBissoniere, Software Development Manager, AWS Elastic Beanstalk. Today I want to discuss two recent announcements from the AWS Elastic Beanstalk team which improve transparency into our planning and development. We launched a new public roadmap, and we shifted to developing the Elastic Beanstalk command line interface (EB CLI) on […]

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Building an AWS IoT Core device using AWS Serverless and an ESP32

Using a simple Arduino sketch, an AWS Serverless Application Repository application, and a microcontroller, you can build a basic serverless workflow for communicating with an AWS IoT Core device. A microcontroller is a programmable chip and acts as the brain of an electronic device. It has input and output pins for reading and writing on […]

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Deploying an Nginx-based HTTP/HTTPS load balancer with Amazon Lightsail

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman | Developer Advocate for Lightsail In this post, I discuss how to configure a load balancer to route web traffic for Amazon Lightsail using NGINX. I define load balancers and explain their value. Then, I briefly weigh the pros and cons of self-hosted load balancers against Lightsail’s managed load […]

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Getting started with the AWS Cloud Development Kit for Amazon ECS

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open-source software development framework to define cloud infrastructure in code and provision it through AWS CloudFormation. The AWS CDK integrates fully with AWS services and offers a higher-level object-oriented abstraction to define AWS resources imperatively. Using the AWS CDK library of infrastructure constructs, you can easily […]

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Building an Immersive VR Streaming Solution on AWS

This post was contributed by: Konstantin WilmsSolutions Architect Shawn PrzybillaSolutions Architect Chad SchmutzerSolutions Architect With the explosion in virtual reality (VR) technologies over the past few years, we’ve had an increasing number of customers ask us for advice and best practices around deploying their VR-based products and service offerings on the AWS Cloud. It soon […]

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