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An Adafruit PyPortal displaying the latest images from the Mars Curiosity Rover and weather data from InSight Mars Lander.

Build a serverless Martian weather display with CircuitPython and AWS Lambda

Build a standalone digital weather display of Mars showing the latest images from the Mars Curiosity Rover. This project uses an Adafruit PyPortal, an open-source IoT touch display. Traditionally, a microcontroller is programmed with firmware compiled using various specific toolchains. Fortunately, the PyPortal is programmed using CircuitPython, a lightweight version of Python that works on […]

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Building well-architected serverless applications: Understanding application health – part 2

This series of blog posts uses the AWS Well-Architected Tool with the Serverless Lens to help customers build and operate applications using best practices. In each post, I address the nine serverless-specific questions identified by the Serverless Lens along with the recommended best practices. See the Introduction post for a table of contents and explaining the example application. Question OPS1: How […]

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Introducing a new generation of AWS Elastic Beanstalk platforms

In my last post I discussed AWS Elastic Beanstalk’s new public roadmap on GitHub. Today I want to talk about our new generation of Elastic Beanstalk platforms built on top of Amazon Linux 2 (AL2). Late last year we launched a public beta of a new Elastic Beanstalk platform for Amazon Corretto — Amazon’s no-cost, […]

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Building well-architected serverless applications: Understanding application health – part 1

This series of blog posts uses the AWS Well-Architected Tool with the Serverless Lens to help customers build and operate applications using best practices. In each post, I address the nine serverless-specific questions identified by the Serverless Lens along with the recommended best practices. See the Introduction post for a table of contents and explaining […]

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Generating REST APIs from data classes in Python

This post is courtesy of Robert Enyedi – Senior Research Engineer – AI Labs Implementing and managing public APIs is greatly simplified by API Gateway. Among the various features of API Gateway, the ability to import API definitions in the Open API format is powerful. In this post, I show how you can automatically generate REST […]

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Upcoming changes to the Python SDK in AWS Lambda

Update (March 10, 2020): The deprecation date for the Lambda service to bundle the requests module in the AWS SDK is now January 30, 2021. 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 […]

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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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Python 3.7 runtime now available in AWS Lambda

This post is courtesy of Shivansh Singh, Partner Solutions Architect – AWS We are excited to announce that you can now develop your AWS Lambda functions using the Python 3.7 runtime. Start using this new version today by specifying a runtime parameter value of “python3.7″ when creating or updating functions. AWS continues to support creating new […]

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